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

Toll-Free: (800) 658-2330
Local: (800) 658-2330

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Program locations

This program is offered at the following locations:

Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Canby
56220

Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Granite Falls
56241

Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Jackson
56143

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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