Emergency Medical Technician Basic

EMST 105

Introduces theory and techniques of basic emergency medical care in the pre-hospital setting and pathophysiological principles related to the recognition and management of a variety of patient conditions; satisfies the requirements leading to State and National EMT-Basic certification and is 131 clock hours. Students seeking State of Maryland certification as an Emergency Medical Technician Basic (EMT-B) must be affiliated with a Maryland career, volunteer, or commercial ambulance service prior to the State certification examinations. Students who are not affiliated prior to the State certification examinations will be allowed to take the examinations but must also pay a testing fee established by the State, and collected at the time of the examinations and will not receive State certification as an EMT-B until they have gained affiliation. NOTE: Course offered fall, spring, and may be offered during additional sessions.

  • Prerequisite(s) : Students must be at least 18 years-of-age and have a high school diploma or GED, must be able to meet the minimum physical and psychological requirements for an EMT-B as stated in the Functional Job Analysis for Emergency Medical Technicians Lab Fee: $75.00
  • Credits: 10
  • Cost: $122/billable hour + fees (in county)
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