Develops skills for the recognition of symptoms of illness and injuries and proper procedures of emergency care. Requires passing criminal background check and drug screen before placement into mandatory clinical observation in hospital emergency department and ambulance ride-along experience. Part 1 of the 2-part Oregon EMT course.
Department permission and current HCP CPR card required.
Equivalent placement test scores also accepted.
Upon successful completion students should be able to:
- Perform basic elements of patient assessment, in order to progress to EMS 106
- Form a general field impression of patient condition based on basic patient assessment tools