A graduate of the Certificate in Applied Science in Emergency Medical Services is a highly skilled health care provider. EMTs recognize, assess and manage medical emergencies of acutely ill or injured persons in pre-hospital settings. Instruction in the program includes classroom education taught by BridgeValley faculty. Hands-on training in the lab, or on ambulances and in clinical facilities is provided and supervised by professionals in their respected areas.
Program Goals and Objectives
- Recognize, assess, reassess, modify, and safely manage the scene of a medical emergency incident as a certified Emergency Medical Technician - Basic team leader.
- Provide clinically competent pre-hospital care to the ill or injured to patients across the lifespan by utilizing critical thinking and problem-solving abilities according to established regional or state guidelines.
- Master skills and concepts essential to the operation of EMS systems and other agencies.
- Document and communicate effectively the appropriate relevant information to the receiving facility.
- Demonstrate empathy for values and perspectives of diverse cultures and the desire to serve as a patient advocate.
- Demonstrate personal behavior consistent with professional and employer expectations for the EMS Technician
For EMST 101, students must successfully pass a Physical Medical Screening with required immunization documentation, Background Check and Drug Screen, possess a valid driver’s license and successfully pass Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Training.
*Failure to do so can result in dismissal from the program.
|EMST 101||Emergency Medical Technician||10|
|BIOL 201||Anatomy & Physiology I with lab||4|
|ENGL 101||English Composition I||3|
|PSYC 201||Life Span Psychology||3|
|BIOL 202||Anatomy & Physiology II with lab||4|
|MATH 111 or
|Math for Health Care or