Emergency Medical Technician Program Outcomes

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certificate of Competence program, the student should be able to:

  1. Apply and possess the knowledge, skills, and critical thinking necessary for an entry-level Emergency Medical Technician required to ensure scene safety, effectively assess patient(s), make critical decisions, competently treat patient(s), safely extricate and appropriately transport patients in a variety of settings.
  2. Effectively communicate, interact and work appropriately with patients, family members, bystanders, fellow emergency workers, EMS partners/colleagues, hospital health care providers, and supervisors.
  3. Display proficiency managing emergencies on scene and identifying coping strategies to manage longterm stress.
  4. Demonstrate professional and ethical behavior as an EMS health care provider.
  5. Incorporate knowledge of multicultural perspectives to meet the needs of diverse populations. Kapi’olani Community College Programs 2014 – 2015, page 61
  6. Develop effective treatment plans that ensure consistent high quality patient care, cognizant of EMS’ role within a larger continuum of care.

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