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.
This course is part of the Become an EMT Specialization
About this Course
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Introduction to Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
Basic Human Anatomy
Communication With A Healthcare Provider
Vital Signs and History Taking
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TOP REVIEWS FROM EMT FOUNDATIONS
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.
I have been learned so much in this EMT foundation its enriching my live every steps. I have no words for this course
Thank you mentor, the university of Colorado for this great opportunity
A very thorough course, going through the fundamentals of being an EMT. It helped me to learn new skills and refresh on my old ones. Definitely recommend for anyone to do.
Great course! Could be challenging to new EMTs, but the content is excellent. The Bootcamp portion with Denver Health was top notch! Highly recomend!
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