This course is designed to train individuals with the knowledge and skills to operate ambulances throughout the state. Students are instructed in Basic Life Support skills including the use of AED to assist Emergency Medical technicians in the field. Skills developed are patient assessment, vital signs, airway management CPR, splinting and hemorrhage control.
This is an entry level course for state certification. This course follows the guidelines established by the NC Office of EMS. The curriculum for the EMT-B educational program shall be the National EMS Educational Standards in conjunction with the 1994 United States Department of Transportation (US DOT) National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) EMT-Basic Course: National Standard Curriculum and the Supplemental Airway Modules for EMT-Basic: NSC.
Prerequisites: High school diploma or general education development (GED); or successful completion of the T.A.B.E. assessment exam for basic reading comprehension skills. This test will be scheduled and given during course orientation.
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|Certified Providers may view the BLS Continuing Ed Calendar for scheduled sessions.|
|*Tuition for EMS courses is waived for members of NC Lifesaving organizations (ie. Fire Department, Rescue Squad, EMS, Law Enforcement)|