Minnesota West Community and Technical College
1314 N. Hiawatha Ave.
Pipestone, MN 56164

Toll-Free: (800) 658-2330
Local: (507) 825-6800

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Program locations

This program is offered at the following locations:

Marshall Center
56258

 



Emergency Medical Services

Minnesota West Community and Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 16
  • Delivery: Land/Campus
  • WIA certified: YES
  • Emphases: N/A

About this Program

An instructional program that prepares individuals to perform initial medical diagnosis, treatment, and comprehensive care in medical crises, under the general supervision of a coordinating physician. Includes instruction in all aspects of basic health care; disease, disorder, and injury symptomatology and diagnosis; emergency medical treatment procedures for various injuries and disease outbreaks; basic pharmacology; anesthetics; intravenous and other drug administration procedures; obstetrics procedures; basic surgical techniques; emergency medical equipment operation and maintenance; special care of patients exposed to heat, cold, radiation, or contagious disease; and administrative aspects of emergency medicine. Programs may include emergency vehicle operation and patient transportation procedures, depending on level of training.

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