Emergency Medical Technology - Basic
Emergency Medical Technology-Basic is an instructional program that prepares individuals to function in the pre-hospital environment. The EMT-Basic program provides instruction in basic life support care of sick and injured persons. This includes: airway assessment, communications, documentation, general pharmacology, hemorrhage control, ambulance operations, and splinting of adult, pediatric and infant patients; and special care of patients exposed to heat, cold, radiation or contagious disease.
This EMT-Basic program is one semester in length, typically meets two nights a week, and is available during the fall and spring semesters at Desoto, Oxford or Senatobia campuses.
Note: You must complete the EMT-Basic program to be admitted into the EMT-Advanced program.
The NWCC Emergency Medical Services Technology – EMT program has not made a determination on whether the degree meets the state educational requirements for other US States, Territories, or the District of Columbia. Additional information on EMT certification can be found at National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians website.