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Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Nassau County Fire Police EMS Academy at Nassau University Medical Center | Evaluated Learning Experience

NYS EMT - Critical Care

Course Category: 
Location: 
Nassau County Fire Police EMS Academy at Nassau University Medical Center, 2201 Hempstead Turnpike, Building B, 2nd Floor, East Meadow, New York.
Length: 

Version 1: 357 hours (39 weeks); includes 125 hours of clinical and ambulance rotations. Version 2: 373 hours (41 weeks) includes 125 hours of clinical and ambulance rotations.

Dates: 

Version 1 and 2: September 2004 - August 2018.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Version 1 and 2: Upon succesful completion of the course, students will be able to: appropriately assess and correctly treat a single or multiple systems trauma patient; appropriately assess and correctly treat a patient suffering from a medical emergency including conditions involving the respiratory system, cardiovascular system, nervous system, muscular system, skeletal system, integumentary system, endocrine system, digestive system, genitourinary systems, and reproductive system; discuss the principles used in treating medical emergencies involving pediatrics, obstetrics, neonates, shock, behavioral disorders, toxicology, alcoholism and drug abuse, geriatrics, anaphylaxis, and infectious diseases; perform the following skills at the appropriate time in the correct situation: airway control and ventilation, placement of advanced airways; intravenous cannulation, administration of medications by intravenous, intramuscular or subcutaneous route, electrical therapy, EKG interpretation, application of pneumatic anti-shock garment (PASG), fixation and traction splinting, and spinal immobilization; demonstrate disentanglement of a patient, packaging and removal from the scene, radio communications with medical control and use of report writing skills; discuss and demonstrate the roles and responsibilities of the EMT-CC in performing both the emergency and operational aspects of the job.

Instruction: 

Version 1 and 2: This program is designed to provide the advanced education needed by EMT-CC's to administer patient care in the pre-hospital setting. This program covers all techniques of advanced emergency medical care presently considered within the responsibilities of the EMT-CC as well as all operational aspects of the job which students are expected to perform. Emphasis is placed on recognition of symptoms of illness and injuries, and application of proper procedures of advanced emergency care. Demonstration, practice, clinical, and field experiences are carefully integrated with the didactic portion. The curriculum consists of seven divisions: preparatory, airway management and ventilation, patient assessment, trauma, medical, assessment based management, and clinical and field work. Graduates of this course are entitled to sit for the NYS EMT-CC Certification Examination.

Credit recommendation: 

Version 1: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 10 semester hours (7 lecture, 3 clinical) in Health Sciences, Allied Health Sciences, or Emergency Medical Care (7/05) (7/10 revalidation). Version 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 10 semester hours (7 lecture, 3 clinical) in Health Sciences, Allied Health Sciences, Emergency Management or Emergency Medical Care (8/15 revalidation).

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