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EMT-B Course

Summer 2014 Course Schedule v2


CLASS LENGTH TOPIC CHAPTER
6/17/14 1830-2200 Introductions and Paperwork

6/19/14 1830-2200 Introduction to Emergency Medical Care 1
The Well-Being of the EMT 2
Lifting and Moving Patients 3

6/24/14 1830-2200 Medical, Legal, and Ethical Issues 4
Medical Terminology and Anatomy & Physiology 5

6/26/14 1830-2200 Principals of Pathophysiology 6
Life Span Development 7

7/1/14 1830-2200 Section 1 Test (Chapters 1-6)
Airway Management 8

7/3/14 1830-2200 Respiration and Artificial Ventilation 9

7/8/14 1830-2200 Scene Size-Up 10
Random Skills Practice –Airway
Random Skills Practice - Vitals

7/10/14 1830-2200 Section 2 Test (Chapters 7-10)
The Primary Assessment 11
Vital Signs and Monitoring Devices 12

7/15/14 1830-2200 Assessment of the Trauma Patient 13
Assessment of the Medical Patient 14
Reassessment 15

7/17/14 1830-2200 Critical Thinking and Decision Making 16
Communication and Documentation 17

7/19/14 (SAT) 0830-1600 Medical Skills Practice

7/22/14 1830-2200 Section 3 Test (Chapters 11-17)
General Pharmacology 18

7/24/14 1830-2200 Respiratory Emergencies 19
Cardiac Emergencies 20

7/29/14 1830-2200 Diabetic Emergencies and Altered Mental Status 21
Allergic Reaction 22
Medical Skills Practice

7/31/14 1830-2200 Poisoning and Overdose Emergencies 23
Abdominal Emergencies 24
Behavioral and Psychiatric Emergencies and Suicide 25

8/5/14 1830-2200 Hematologic and Renal Emergencies 26
Bleeding and Shock 27
Skills: Bleeding Management

8/7/14 1830-2200 Section 4 Test (Chapters 18-26)
Soft-Tissue Trauma 28

8/12/14 1830-2200 Chest and Abdominal Trauma 29
Musculoskeletal Trauma 30
Trauma to the Head, Neck, and Spine 31

8/14/14 1830-2200 Multisystem Trauma 32
Environmental Emergencies 33
Random Skills Practice – Backboarding, Splinting, and Traction

8/19/14 1830-2200 Section 5 Test (Chapters 27-33)
Obstetrics and Gynecological Emergencies 34

8/21/14 1830-2200 Pediatric Emergencies 35
Geriatric Emergencies 36

8/23/14 (SAT) 0830-1600 Trauma and Random Skills Practice

8/26/14 1830-2200 Emergencies with Patients with Special Challenges 37
EMS Operations 38

8/28/14 1830-2200 Section 6 Test (Chapters 34-37)
Medical Station Practice

9/2/14 1830-2200 Va Office of EMS Mass Casualty Incident Management I

9/4/14 1830-2200 HAZMAT Awareness (Abbreviated)
Highway Safety and Vehicle Extrication 40

9/9/14 1830-2200 EMS Response to Terrorism 41

9/11/14 1830-2200 Section 7 Test (Chapters 38, 40, 41 and Lecture Objectives)

9/16/14 1830-2200 Section 1 and 3 Review
Battalion Chief Presentation and Q&A

9/18/14 1830-2200 Section 2 Review
ALS for the BLS Provider

9/23/14 1830-2200 Section 4 and 5 Review
The Hospital Side of Patient Care

9/25/14 1830-2200 Section 6 and 7 Review
Fire Department Demonstration

9/27/14 (SAT) 0830-2200 Final Written and Practical Review - OPTIONAL

9/30/14 1830-2200 Final Written Test (Comprehensive)

10/2/14 1830-2200 Final Practical Test – Group A

10/7/14 1830-2200 Final Practical Test – Group B

10/9/14 1830-2200 Practical Practice

10/14/14 1830-2200 Practical Practice

10/16/14 1830-2200 Final Paperwork

TBD TBD STATE CERTIFICATION EXAM