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Learner Reviews & Feedback for EMT Foundations by University of Colorado System

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About the Course

In this course, you will get a thorough introduction to the emergency medical services system, and learn the foundation components to how it works as a whole. You will also learn the nuts and bolts of becoming a healthcare provider, and gain some basic knowledge about the human body. By the end of the course, you will be able to 1) understand the history and components of the EMS system, 2) speak the language of medicine with basic medical terminology, as well as have an understanding of basic human anatomy, 3) understand the different types of communications and how they are specific to EMS, 4) take vital signs and master the normal from the abnormal, and 5) master personal and scene safety, and begin the process of patient assessment....

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Apr 21, 2021

I took this course as a refresher. As a Navy Corpsman I was a certified EMT and really wanted to maintain this skill set. So i used this as a refresher before my NRT. It was exactly what I needed.


Apr 16, 2020

I have no words for this course, I mean its, really a gem of a course for all healthcare providers and other people as well. I want to recommend this course to all of the people to, save lives.

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By Paponthad S

Mar 26, 2020

Easy to understand!!!!

By Rodiel K B I

Jun 14, 2019

Excellent information!

By Mostafa E

Jun 11, 2020

it was amazing course


Feb 10, 2021

Thank you Coursera!

By Sayaka M

Aug 6, 2020

I love this course!

By Joao P L A

May 21, 2020

Lets go to the next

By Mindy M

Aug 4, 2022

Great basic course

By Michael T

Jan 3, 2022

A great refresher.

By Vivian E M d l G

Jun 7, 2021

Highly recommend!

By Tonieka T

Dec 5, 2022

i am so impressed

By Joseph P

Jan 9, 2021

very informative!


May 21, 2020

good basic course

By David O

Jun 11, 2019

Very enlightening

By Eman E

Sep 16, 2021

great experience

By YoBoog T g

Feb 23, 2021

very informative

By Marvin J S B

Feb 23, 2021

Very Informative

By Ariadna C

Dec 21, 2020

Muy recomendable

By Alvaro D

Oct 19, 2020

Excelent course!

By Jamain H

Sep 15, 2020

Excellent course


Jul 27, 2020


By Lyle L O

Jun 17, 2020

Fantastic Course


Aug 7, 2021

great course!!

By Ahmad A A

Sep 15, 2020

wonderful infos

By Juanruiz R

Feb 26, 2020

excelente curso

By proann F

Nov 7, 2020

Best material!