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College of St Benedict – St John’s University. COLG 130 EMT Basic. Core Information. 4 Credit Class Meets Monday and Wednesday evenings Expect Saturday Practice Sessions Course Fee $425 This fee includes the textbook and workbook Expect other fees! Practical Exam Fee (cash)

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College of st benedict st john s university

College of St Benedict – St John’s University

COLG 130 EMT Basic

Core information
Core Information

  • 4 Credit Class

  • Meets Monday and Wednesday evenings

  • Expect Saturday Practice Sessions

  • Course Fee $425

    • This fee includes the textbook and workbook

    • Expect other fees!

      • Practical Exam Fee (cash)

      • National Registry Exam and Registration Fee

  • Class size limited to 30

Core information1
Core Information

  • Course cannot be taken for 0 credit

  • Course Fee cannot be waived

  • Course cannot be audited

Core information2
Core Information

  • EMT Certification does not improve your chances of Medical School Admission

  • Skills learned may aid in Med School experience

  • EMT experience can be helpful to Physician Assistant programs

Core information3
Core Information

  • Course Completion vs State/National Certification

  • You may complete the course and receive credit, and elect to not become certified

  • For initial courses (in Minnesota), State and National Registration is the same

Core emt information
Core EMT Information

  • Certification Period

    • 2 years- ending March 31

  • Re-certification

    • Option A 24hr ‘EMT Refresher’

    • Option B 48hrs continuing education from select topics and methods

  • You may opt to allow national certification to expire and maintain state certification

  • Ask about other states and reciprocity

Certification exams
Certification EXAMS

  • Classroom Final exam

    • Required to receive credit

  • Practical Exam

    • Provided with the course

    • Skill stations and scenario driven

  • Written Exam

    • Computer adaptive testing

    • Not available locally

      • Nearest locations include Alexandria, Twin Cities, Hutchinson, Willmar

Core emt information1
Core EMT Information

  • Scope of Practice

    • In Minnesota EMT certification allows a person to work on an ambulance.

    • Skills include:

    • CPR and AED

    • Splinting

    • Airway Management

    • Ambulance Operations

    • Disaster triage

    • Bleeding control / wound management

Course information

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introduction to Emergency Medical Care

Ch. 2 The Well-Being of the EMT-Basic

Ch. 3 Medical/Legal and Ethical Issues

Ch. 4 The Human Body

Ch. 5 Lifting and Moving Patients

Ch. 6 Airway Management

Ch. 7 Scene Size-up

Ch. 8 The Initial Assessment

Ch. 9 Vital Signs and SAMPLE History

Ch. 10 Assessment of the Trauma Patient

Ch. 11 Assessment of the Medical Patient

Ch. 12 Ongoing Assessment

Ch. 13 Communications

Ch. 14 Documentation

Ch. 15 General Pharmacology

Ch. 16 Respiratory Emergencies

Ch. 17 Cardiac Emergencies

Ch. 18 Acute Abdominal Emergencies

Ch. 19 Diabetic Emergencies and Altered Mental Status

Ch. 20 Allergic Reactions

Ch. 21 Poisoning and Overdose Emergencies

Ch. 22 Environmental Emergencies

Ch. 23 Behavioral Emergencies

Ch. 24 Obstetrics and Gynecological Emergencies

Ch. 25 Putting It All Together for the Medical Patient

Ch. 26 Bleeding and Shock

Ch. 27 Soft-Tissue Injuries

Ch. 28 Musculoskeletal Injuries

Ch. 29 Injuries to the Head and Spine

Ch. 30 Putting It All Together for the Trauma Patient

Ch. 31 Infants and Children

Ch. 32 Geriatric Patients

Ch. 33 Ambulance Operations

Ch. 34 Gaining Access and Rescue Operations

Ch. 35 Special Operations

Ch. 36 EMS Response to Terrorism

Ch. 37 Advanced Airway Management

App. A ALS-Assist Skills

App. B National Registry Skill Sheets

App. C Basic Cardiac Life Support Review

Reference Section

Course Information

Admission to class
Admission to Class

  • Course size is limited

  • Primary source of membership for EMT Squad

  • Complete questionnaire from EMT Website

  • Meet with Coordinator Oct 23

    • Sign Up sheet available at Life Safety Dispatch

  • Students accepted to the class will be notified via email on Friday October 26th

  • Wait list will be generated.

Admission criteria
Admission Criteria

  • Preference given in this order: (current) Sophomore, First Year Student, Junior, Senior

  • Equal chances for CSB/SJU Students

  • Preference given to genuine interest in EMT Squad membership

  • Preference given to clarity of how this course fits into career plans

  • Preference given to St John’s Firefighters

  • Late applications will not be accepted

  • Falsification or inaccurate information will result in disqualification of the individual

Study abroad
Study Abroad

  • Current Students wishing to take the EMT course who are studying abroad can complete an extended questionaire available via email

  • Request questionaire from Coordinator

  • Study Abroad

Comments concerns or questions
Comments Concerns or Questions

  • Scott Miller

    • EMT Advisor-

  • Registrar’s Office

  • Current Squad leadership

    • Ryan Nelson

    • Ben Herman

    • Ashley Raiche

    • Grant Wollenhaupt

    • Cahn Tran