2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    Mar 20, 2023  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EMS 223 Providers Emergency Medical Technician (11 credits)

Prerequisite Affiliated, sponsored, or contracted by an approved EMS Provider/Agency.

Course Description
Comprehensive collaboration between Pierce College EMS and Contracting agent to provide specialized Emergency Medical Technician Basic training to pre-designated students. The course meets 2009 DOT/NHTSA standards fulfilling National EMT (NREMT) qualification for certification.

Student Outcomes
1. Assess, evaluate, and differentiate proper treatment due to signs and symptoms associated with mechanisms of injury or nature of illnesses.
2. Access and utilize knowledge necessary to conduct a patient evaluation and administer emergency treatment short of those rendered by advanced life support personnel.
3. Operate as an emergency service provider using sound judgement; applying rationality, self-awareness, critical thinking, and discipline in responding to emergency situations.
4. Effectively operate and care for equipment used in emergency patient care.
5. Demonstrate communication of essential continuing patient care information to advance life support personnel.

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