EMS 2421L - Emergency Medical Technician Practicum - AS
Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Program
Corequisites: EMS 2119 and EMS 2119L must be taken in the same semester and on the same campus
Note: A grade of "C" or higher is required to successfully complete this course.
This course is designed to provide hospital, clinical, and field experiences for EMT students. Students will observe emergency department operations for a period of time sufficient to gain an appreciation for the continuum of care. During these experiences, students must demonstrate competency in patient assessments as outlined by the program. These experiences will be performed in an emergency department, ambulance, clinic, nursing home, doctor's office, etc. or on standardized patients in a simulation education setting. The student must participate in and document patient contacts in a field experience approved by the medical director and program director. Upon successful completion of EMS 2119, EMS 2119L, and EMS 2421L, students will earn a College Credit Certificate which will allow the program to submit their name to sit for the exam required to become a Florida certified EMT.
NOTE: EMS 2421L will remain equivalent to EMS 2421 for students who are repeating this course.
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