Maryland EMT Patch

Emergency Medical Technician Class Page

 

Current EMT Classes and Instructors

 

EMT175 Monday/Wednesday Nights and Saturday Days

Lead Instructor: Lt. Jason Stottlemyer (35-A shift),  MFF Chris Hernandez (28-B)


EMT176 Tuesday/Thursday Nights and Sunday Days

Lead Instructor(s): Capt. Michael Porter( 17-A), Capt. William F. Porter (20-B)

 

Module Session Topic
1: Preparatory 0 Registration and class start
1a Chapter 1 EMS Systems
Chapter 5 Medical Terminology
Chapter 14 BLS Resuscitation
1b
1c CPR:
  • AHA CPR (adult, child, and infant)
  • Choking (adult, child, and infant)
  • High-performance CPR
  • Lucas familiarization
2a Chapter 6 The Human Body
Chapter 8 Lifting and Moving Patients
Chapter 9 A Team Approach to Health Care
2b
2c Lifting and moving:
  • Cot operations (power and manual)
  • Stair chair
  • Reeves stretcher
  • Mega Mover
  • Scoop stretcher
3a Study week (no class)
3b
3c Exam I: Preparatory (chapters 1, 5-6, 8, 9, 14)
2: Assessment 4a Chapter 10 Patient Assessment
Chapter 15 Medical Overview
Chapter 25 Trauma Overview
4b
4c Primary assessment and vital signs:
  • Scene size-up
  • Primary assessment
  • Vital signs (pulse, blood pressure, respiratory rate, pupils, SpO2, blood glucose, skin)
5a Chapter 2 Workforce Safety and Wellness
Chapter 3 Medical, Legal, and Ethical Issues
Chapter 7 Life Span Development
5b
5c Secondary assessment:
  • Responsive medical
  • Unresponsive medical
  • Trauma (focused)
  • Trauma (significant MOI)
6a Study week (no class)
6b
6c Exam II: Assessment (chapters 2-3, 7, 10, 15, 25)
3: Airway Management 7a Chapter 4 Communications and Documentation
Chapter 12 Principles of Pharmacology
Chapter 22 Toxicology
7b
7c eMEDS and Radio
8a Chapter 11 Airway Management
Chapter 13 Shock
Chapter 16 Respiratory Emergencies
8b
8c Airway:
  • Passive O2 administration (NC/NRB)
  • BVM ventilation
  • Airway adjuncts (OPA/NPA)
  • Suction (soft catheter and Yankaeur tip)
  • Airway opening (head-tilt chin-lift and modified jaw thrust)
9a Study week (no class)
9b
9c Exam III: Airway Management (chapters 4, 11-13, 16, 22)
Internship Begins
4: Medical 10a Chapter 17 Cardiovascular Emergencies
Chapter 18 Neurologic Emergencies
Chapter 23 Psychiatric Emergencies
10b
10c Cardiac/respiratory meds and assessment:
  • Epinephrine
  • Aspirin
  • Nitroglycerin (patient-assisted)
  • Albuterol
11a Chapter 19 Gastrointestinal and Urologic Emergencies
Chapter 20 Endocrine and Hematologic Emergencies
Chapter 21 Immunologic Emergencies
Chapter 24 Gynecologic Emergencies
11b
11c Other meds and medical assessments:
  • Acetaminophen
  • Activated charcoal
  • Naloxone
  • Oral glucose
12a Study week (no class)
12b
12c Exam IV: Medical (chapters 17-21, 23-24)
5: Trauma 13a Chapter 26 Bleeding
Chapter 27 Soft-Tissue Injuries
Chapter 32 Orthopaedic Injuries
Chapter 33 Environmental Emergencies
13b
13c Splinting:
  • Shoulder/clavicle
  • Straight elbow
  • Bent elbow
  • Wrist/forearm
  • Hip/pelvis
  • Crushed femur/straight knee/tib-fib
  • Fractured femur (KTD)
  • Bent knee
  • Ankle
14a Chapter 28 Face and Neck Injuries
Chapter 29 Head and Spine Injuries
Chapter 30 Chest Injuries
Chapter 31 Abdominal and Genitourinary Injuries
14b
14c Soft-tissue injuries, bleeding control, and full-body splinting:
  • Eye injuries (impaled object and avulsed eye)
  • Large-vein neck laceration
  • Bleeding control (direct pressure, pressure dressing, wound packing, tourniquet)
  • Sucking chest wound
  • Evisceration
  • Impaled object
  • Spinal immobilization
15a Study week (no class)
15b
15c Exam V: Trauma (chapters 26-33)
6: Special Populations and EMS Operations 16a Chapter 34 Obstetrics and Neonatal Care
Chapter 37 Patients With Special Challenges
Chapter 40 Incident Management
Chapter 41 Terrorism Response and Disaster Management
16b
16c Special populations and EMS operations:
  • Childbirth (normal, prolapsed cord, breech, and limb presentations)
  • Post-delivery bleeding control
  • Newly born (inverted triangle)
  • Triage
17a Chapter 35 Pediatric Emergencies
Chapter 36 Geriatric Emergencies
Chapter 38 Transport Operations
Chapter 39 Vehicle Extrication and Special Rescue
17b
17c Skills: All Skills
18a Study week (no class)
18b
18c Exam VI: Special Populations and EMS Operations (chapters 34-41)
  19 FISDAP
  National Registry Exam
  State Exam Practice
  MIEMSS Exam