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Emergency Medical Response (EMT) Program

The Emergency Medical Response course prepares students to provide prehospital assessment and care for patients of all ages with a variety of medical conditions and traumatic injuries. Areas of study include an introduction to emergency medical services systems, roles and responsibilities of EMTs, anatomy and physiology, medical emergencies, trauma, special considerations for working in the prehospital setting, and providing patient transportation. Upon successfully completion of the training program, the student will be capable of performing the following functions: (i) recognize the nature and seriousness of the patient's condition or extent of injury to assess requirements for emergency care; (ii) administer appropriate emergency care to stabilize the patient's condition and (iii) lift move, position and otherwise handle the patient in a way as to minimize discomfort and further injury. Successful students of this course students will be qualified to take the CT State Basic Life support licensing exam (Basic-EMT). Program is registered CT State training site.