EMSV1100 Emergency Medical Technician - Basic

This course uses the new education standards and meets the requirements established by the Minnesota EMS Regulatory Board (MN EMSRB). Upon successful completion of the course, passing the class readiness exam and National Registry of EMT Practical Skills exam (additional $80 fee required), you are then eligible to take the NREMT written exam (additional $70 fee required). State and National certifications will be issued upon passing these tests. Current EMT certification is a prerequisite for most paramedic programs.




EMSV1050 and Qualifying score on computer literacy assessment test OR CPLT1100, 18 years old, and required vaccinations

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Identify elements involved in a focused trauma assessment a patient
Identify elements involved in a rapid trauma assessment on a patient
Identify elements involved in a medical assessment on a patient
Perform rapid trauma assessment on a patient
Perform focused trauma assessment on a patient
Perform medical assessment on a patient
List the phases of an ambulance call
Demonstrate his/her role and responsibilities as a member of the emergency medical team
Formulate accurate written and oral communication skills in the workplace
Select continuing educational opportunities to maintain professional licensure credentials
Manage effective patient/client care with the use of critical thinking skills
Practice emergency medical safety principles in the workplace
Practice ethical and legal obligations in the field of emergency medical services

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
Brooklyn Park Campus - 763-488-2477
Eden Prairie Campus – 952-995-1544


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Credit Details