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

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244 reviews

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 Federico G O P

May 12, 2021

Very practical and with lots of resources to understand clearly

By Malika G

Feb 25, 2021

I’ve learn a lot and gain so much knowledge about EMT thank you

By Silvia N R R

Sep 28, 2021

T​hank you for this great course, is preparing me to progress.

By Maria C G

May 31, 2020

im gonna have the future I always wanted thanks to this course

By Ann B

Aug 29, 2021

Excellent course offering an introduction to an EMT's role.

By Mabvura R H

Apr 8, 2021

Im no longer the same , i have been impacted with knowledge

By emmanuel e

Jan 3, 2021

Thanks a lot. It helps me a lot and I gained more knowledge

By Eric D

Dec 23, 2020

Very informative videos for getting to know medical basics.

By Jutta L

May 1, 2020

Very practical instruction supported by great skill videos.

By Dominik E L

Jun 27, 2020

Well focused and paced coursed, with a lot to learn about.

By Nneka M G

Oct 27, 2020

Very informative as I learnt a lot about becoming an EMT.

By Heather L

Mar 13, 2020

Really explanatory and not boring to listen to. Thanks!

By Paul I

Oct 1, 2019

nice foundation and good job from the team instructors.

By Maria R

Apr 18, 2022

best course i have taken ! i have really leanred a lot

By Muhammed F N

Jan 17, 2021

One of the best specializations coursera has to offer.

By Nsikak-Abasi D

Jun 21, 2019

An amazing Course. It complements my medical education

By A B

Apr 18, 2019

Awesome class! Was presented in clear and concise way.

By John L

Jul 7, 2020

I am a EMT. This was a great skills refresher course.

By Barbara M

Aug 19, 2021

Thank you. I enjoyed the course and learned so much.

By Rosezuel G

Nov 3, 2020

Simple and easy to follow through. Very informative.

By Andy P

Nov 11, 2020

Great, informative, easy to understand. Thorough!!!

By Ibiyosi F A

Sep 4, 2019

I enjoyed everyone of the videos, so much to learn.

By Rodney L

Apr 21, 2020

Excellent instruction with easy to follow content.

By sundas g

Apr 7, 2021

Great experience. Learned alot from this course.

By Fathima s k

Jan 6, 2021

This is very interesting and informative course.