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.