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EMS 108 EMT (7 credits)
Designed for individuals who anticipate working with an ambulance service, fire department, police department, mining industry or other occupational fields where medical emergencies are common. Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be eligible to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) examination. (Formerly EMS 108B, Emergency Medical Technician Training) Prerequisite: Current Healthcare Provider CPR card and proof of health insurance. Must be 18 years of age by the time the course is completed. Immunizations: MMR, TD, TB skin test and at least the second Hepatitis B immunization must be submitted the week of class.

Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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EMS 109 EMT Refresher Training (2 credits)
The EMT, 30-hour Refresher Course is offered for individuals who wish to renew their EMT-Basic or Intermediate certification for a two-year period. Each student must complete six online assignments and six tests (passing with a 70% average) prior to scheduling CPR and skills evaluation. Unlimited repeatability. (Formerly EMS 109B, Emergency Medical Services Refresher Course) Prerequisite: Current certification as an EMT.

Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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EMS 110 EMT Instructors Training Course (1 credits)
Trains instructors to teach the U.S. Department of Transportation Basic Training program for Emergency Medical Technician - Basic. Emphasizes the development of teaching skills, rather than emergency care skills. Includes components of the learning process, methods of teaching, preparation and use of various media/materials, and purpose and methods of evaluation. Upon successful completion of the course, the student will have a minimum of 10 hours under the supervision of a currently certified EMS Instruction and be for Nevada EMS Instructor certification. Prerequisite: Current Nevada EMT certification.

Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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EMS 113 First Responder Training Course (3 credits)
Emphasizes development of student skills in patient assessment and emergency care procedures including life-threatening emergencies, injuries to various body parts, emergency childbirth, techniques of moving patients, and more. This course offers a certificate by the State of Nevada Bureau of Licensure and a Certificate as a Nevada Emergency Medical Services First Responder. A certificate will allow students to volunteer with various fire and rescue agencies.

Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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EMS 114 First Responder Refresher (1 credits)
A 16-hour refresher course in emergency medical care. [S/U]

Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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EMS 118 Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) (10.5 credits)
This course is designed to instruct students to the level of Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) based upon the new National EMS Education Standards. These AEMTs will provide both basic and limited advanced emergency medical care and transportation for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system (EMS). AEMTs function as part of the comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight. AEMTs perform interventions with the basic and advanced equipment typically found on the ambulance. The AEMT is a vital link in the pre-hospital care system. Prerequisite: Current Nevada EMT certification. Current Healthcare Provider CPR card and proof of health insurance. Must be 18 years of age by the time the course is completed. Immunizations: MMR, TD, TB skin test and at least the second Hepatitis B immunization must be submitted the week of class.

Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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EMS 119 EMT Intermediate 85 to Advanced EMT Bridge Refresher Course (3 credits)
The Emergency Medical Technician Intermediate 85 to Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) Bridge Refresher Course is offered for individuals who wish to bridge from Intermediate 85 to Advanced EMT to meet the new national standards. This course will also serve as a State of Nevada accepted refresher course for re-certification purposes.

Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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EMS 198 Special Topics in Emergency Medical Services (0.5-3 credits)
Selected emergency medical technician topics offered for general interest. No prerequisites.

Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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