Emergency Medical Technician – Basic (EMT-B) Course
The Emergency Medical Technician – Basic (EMT-B) course is a very popular course and the ideal course to train emergency and response personnel to manage a wide range of medical and trauma emergencies. This upskilling training equips the EMT-B with internationally recognised emergency care skills, that can be used and applied to any emergency situation. Our 6-week full time EMT-B course is proudly accredited by the University of Johannesburg and can be presented on site anywhere in Africa to your emergency department staff, ambulance and fire brigade personnel, on-site emergency response teams, remote clinic staff, military medical staff and even upgrading your first aid responders. On successful completion of the course candidates will receive a University of Johannesburg and ATA International Holdings certificates of completion.
EMT-B Training Course Content
The course is a theoretical and practical based course, facilitated with extensive hands-on practice with each participant obtaining several opportunities to participate and lead their team. There are a variety of simulated medical and trauma incidents and clinical scenarios, guided by positive and constructive instructor learning feedback. The EMT-B course content and modules include:
- General anatomy and physiology of the body;
- Patient assessment, approach and CPR;
- Soft tissue and environmental injuries;
- Medical and trauma emergencies;
- Patient handling, movement and extrication;
- Diving accidents, disaster medicine and modes of transport;
- Child birth and paediatric emergencies;
- Communication and incident reporting.
The EMT-B course can be presented on-site at your location when there are a minimum of 8 delegates, but the course can accommodate up to 20 delegates at a time.
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