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  EMT-Basic    
    Education:  CEU: 120 hrs in 4 years  
   

The Emergency Medical Technician - Basic (EMT-B) is a basic level provider of Emergency Medical Services and perform under supervision of a higher level EMT or a doctor or nurse. EMT-B's provides the following:

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • External Defibrillation
  • Oxygen administration
  • Glucometry
  • Airway management
  • Spinal immobilization
  • Traction splinting
  • Bleeding control
  • Treatment of shock
  • Bandaging wounds
  • Assist patients to administer prescribed nitroglycerin, metered dose inhalers and epinephrine auto injectors
  • And other health needs of an emergency nature until such time as a more qualified person can take over. 

EMT-Basic's within the United States may differ in their skills and education requirements from region to region.

 
           
 

 

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  EMT-Intermediate    
    Education:  CEU:  120 hrs in 4 years  
   

The EMT-Intermediate (EMT-I) is a level of training that allow several more invasive procedures than the basic level including:

  • Cardiac monitoring/Defibrillation
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Intraosseous Infusion
  • Endotracheal intubation
  • Oxygen administration
  • Vitamin Additive drips
  • Antibiotic drips
  • assists patients with prescribed oral glucose, activated charcoal, epinephrine auto-injectors (Epi-Pens), nitroglycerin, Metered-Dose Inhalers and Dextrose.
 
      Paramedic    
      Education:  CEU:  120 hrs in 4 years.  
   

 

 

  The Paramedic (EMT-P) include all the EMT-B and EMT-I skills with the following:
  • Advanced Life Support
    • Asthma and Respiratory Crisis Intervention
    • Treatment of Anaphylaxis/Severe Allergic Reactions
    • Drug Therapy for Diabetic Shock and Seizures
    • Pharmalogical Stabilization of Cardiogenic Shock
    • Intravenous Therapy
    • Intraosseous Infusion
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
    • Cardiac monitoring and interpretation of 12 lead ECG
    • defibrillation
    • Synchronized cardioversion
    • Cardiac pacing
  • Airway management
    • Visualization the airway by use of the laryngoscope
    • Endotracheal intubation
    • Esophageal intubation laryngeal mask airway or a combitube
  • Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP)
  • Pulse oximetry and CO2 & ETCO2 monitoring
  • Needle decompression
  • Pediatric care, such as Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals (PEPP)
  • Trauma care, such as Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) or International Trauma Life Support (ITLS)
  • Administration of medications that include: Adenosine, Atropine, Dextrose 50%, Diazepam, Diphenhydramine, Epinephrine, Fentanyl, Glucagon, Morphine Sulfate, Lidocaine, Naloxone, Sodium Bicarbonate, Toradol, Zofran are generally used.
 
      Critical Care Paramedic  
      Education:  Paramedic CEU's with an additional 12 hours of education to maintain advance certifications.  
      The Critical Care Paramedic (CCEMT-P) skills include the paramedic level and advance certification for the following: 
  • Central venous access
  • Rapid Sequence Intubation (RSI)
  • Ventilator management
  • Chest tube management
  • IV chemical sedation and analgesia
  • Administer medications that include: Demerol, Heparin, Potassium Chloride, Etomidate, Caridzem, Dopamine, and Lasix.
 

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