This course is available to iEMS participants or UIUC students only.
This fast-paced EMT Basic Blended course is delivered through a combination of self-paced learning activities and in-person hands-on sessions and will prepare students to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Basic exam. Upon completion of the course and registration with a local EMS system, successful students will have met the requirements to work as an entry-level EMT in an emergency response organization in Illinois.
Course topics include medical terminology, legal aspects of emergency care, anatomy and physiology, lifting and moving patients, medical emergencies, trauma emergencies, age-related complications and emergencies, working as a team, medication administration, and problem-solving.
The course fee of $1,850 covers the electronic textbook and audiobook, as well as all online quizzes, interactive lectures, learning activities, practice activities, test preparation, flashcards, soft skill simulations, and virtual simulations.
Students will be assigned to an online cohort with an instructor dedicated to helping them be successful in the course. Online assignments must be completed before the practical skills for those topics, and all course requirements must be met before the end of the course to sit for the National Registry Examination. Any accommodations must be addressed before the first day of the class with the program manager or lead instructor, as all practical skills are required.
Participants must hold an American Heart Association BLS Provider CPR certificate (or equivalent) and meet all vaccination requirements to practice in a healthcare setting before the first day of class. Neither the registration fee for the NREMT-B exam nor a BLS-CPR certification are included in the course fee.
Participants must complete a background check before the end of the fourth week of the course. This background check is administered by IFSI and is required to complete clinical activities.
Clinical requirements for this course must be completed through Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, Illinois.
This program is delivered utilizing a variety of online teaching elements interspersed with hands-on practical training sessions. This will validate that the student successfully mastered the knowledge and skills needed to be an EMT. Attendance is mandatory for all portions of the program.
The makeup of the course is as follows:
For the online activities a student will need:
Online activities will include:
The weekend practical portion promotes skill competency and an understanding of an EMS response. Students complete numerous patient care evolutions which require them to apply their skills to various scenarios. The program's final class is testing and evaluation using the NREMT Practical Skills Checklists.
Student Tuition: $1,850
WITHDRAW / DECIDE NOT TO PARTICIPATE:
EMT-B Blended students: Friday, September 23, 2022, at Noon, is the last day to request a withdrawal from the course. If you decide to request a withdrawal after this date and time, you will receive an invoice for the full tuition, $1,850.
There are no prerequisites to taking this course
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