Emergency Medical Technician-Basic (EMT-B) – BS240
12 credit hour
This course prepares the individual with knowledge and skills to work in Emergency Medical Service (EMS) field. Topics covered include pharmacology, airway management, patient assessment, anatomy and physiology, trauma, special patient populations and EMS operations. This course prepares individuals to sit for National and State certification and is based on the Kansas Board of Emergency Medical Services curriculum.
Job Outlook: EMT wage various depending on location. Rural area hourly wage ranges from $8.43 - $15.83, which is $17,530.00 - $32,930.00 annually. Urban area 2010 median annual wage is $50,455.00 to $53,560.00. (Wage information taken from Kansas Labor Information Center (KLIC) Occupation Details)
Link to Kansas Board of Emergency Medical Services: http://www.ksbems.org/ems/