Emergency Medical Technician
"The course was very enjoyable, the trainer put everybody at their ease and content was covered very well"
To train and qualify delegates in the knowledge and skills required to deal with medical and trauma emergencies beyond the scope of basic first aid.
Any person who may have to deal with trauma and medical patients using techniques and equipment beyond the scope of basic first aid. The course is ideal for private ambulance service personnel, fire fighters, medical response teams, on-site company ambulance staff and first aiders who wish to extend their basic skills.
It is advisable to book your place no less than 6 weeks in advance to allow yourself enough time to complete the pre-course study. Delegates attending MUST be in possession of a current and valid First Aid at Work certificate or the equivalent first aid qualification. Aditionally, precourse study (details below) is required by all delegates, who are strongly advised to prepare for the course well in advance. This study is based on the IHCD Ambulance Service Basic training manual that will be sent to you on receipt of payment for the course.
Successful candidates will be awarded:
An EMT certificate which is valid for 1 year
And AED certificate which is valid for 1 year.
Open courses are held at our training venues throughout East Anglia or alternatively, courses can be arranged at your site anywhere in the UK (subject to suitability).
Code of conduct Universal precautions 6 stages of pre-hospital care Presenting medical information Oro-pharyngeal airway Oral suction BLS - paediatric and during pregnancy Pulse oximetry and manual blood pressure Pain relief and Entonox administration Head, chest and abdominal trauma, heart conditions Epilepsy and convulsions Cerebrovascular accident Communicating with patients Patient examination and assessment Glasgow coma scale Laryngeal mask airway Primary survey and interventions Oxygen administration (therapy and I.P.P.V.) Advisory external defibrillation Crash helmet removal Use of spinal board Diabetes Chest diseases Anaphylaxis Knowledge and skills assessments
Section 1 - (1.2) Glossary
Section 2 - (2.1) Code of conduct
Section 7 - (7.1) Introduction to the body
Section 8 - (8.1) The respiratory system
Section 9 - (9.1) The circulatory system
Section 10 - (10.1) The nervous system
Section 11 - (11.1) The skeletal system
Section 12 - (12.1) The digestive system