After completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the role of an EMT Basic
  • Define and use medical terminology accurately
  • Possess the knowledge, skills and attitudes consistent with the expectations of the public and the profession
  • Strive to maintain high quality, and provide pre hospital care by delivering patients to appropriate healthcare facilities
  • Provide basic life support to the patients before they are transported to the hospital
  • Determine the right course of action after evaluating the patient’s condition
  • Provide medical aid such as AED, CPR, prevent spinal damage, ventilation, control severe bleeding, prevent shock, bandaging wounds, etc., to patients
  • Transfer patients to the emergency units of the hospital
  • Administration of activated charcoal, oral glucose and oxygen
  • Prepare patient care reports and take notes of the medical treatment given to them
  • Sterilize the ambulance’s interiors, as a precaution from infectious diseases

Course Description

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Patient assessment including history taking
  • Monitoring vital signs & neurological status
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • EMS Systems
  • Basic Airway Management
  • Airway Maneuvers
  • Supplemental oxygen therapy
  • Medical & Trauma Patient Assessment and Documentation
  • Cardiovascular Emergencies
  • Respiratory emergencies
  • Obstetrics and Gynecologic Emergencies
  • Pediatric Assessment Emergencies
  • Trauma Emergencies–Head, Neck & Spine, Soft tissue, Abdominal, Thoracic
  • Recognition & Management of Shock
  • Trauma in pregnancy
  • Geriatric emergencies
  • Environmental Emergencies
  • Movement and transferring of patient


Duration Vivo Healthcare Program Duration Icon 6 Months
Certification Vivo Healthcare Certification for Program Icon Healthcare Sector Skill Council (HSSC)