EMT Basic Training in Michigan
For many, Emergency Medical Technicians are the difference between life and death. From responding to 911 calls; to transporting patients; to assessing and managing respiratory, cardiac, and trauma emergencies, EMTs are truly on the front line of health care and skilled EMTs are relied upon to provide rapid, in-field treatment when emergencies arise. The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Basic Program offered at Superior Medical Education in Madison Heights, Michigan will offer you the kind of in-depth training and theoretical foundation through our classes and clinical rotations that can position you to succeed in a truly remarkable field.
The Superior Experience
The EMT Basic Program at Superior Medical Education in Madison Heights, Michigan is a 228-hour course that includes classes that emphasize the fundamentals necessary to save lives and transport patients and victims to hospitals and other emergency health care facilities. At the midway point through the EMT Basic course, you’ll complete clinical rotations in hospital emergency rooms and on ambulances, which will expose you to real-world situations and enhance your perspective and training.
Training in the EMT Basic Program includes:
- Emergency first aid and CPR skills of the medical first responder program
- Identify signs and symptoms of common medical illnesses
- Operations aspects of the EMS industry
- Assess and manage scene safety
- Patient Assessment
- Assess patient vital signs
- Acquire accurate patient histories
- Properly lifting and moving patient
- Applying bandages and dressings
- Standard triage techniques
- Provide first aid for asthma, allergic shock, stroke, heart attack, seizure, diabetic emergency, and assist normal and complicated childbirth
- …and more!
Ready to begin training for a new career as an EMT-Basic?
At the completion of the EMT Basic course at Superior Medical Education in Madison Heights, Michigan, graduates will be eligible to take National Registry EMT Basic Exam. Graduates of the EMT Basic course at Superior Medical Education will be able to study for this exam in our on-site computer lab. Superior Medical Education in Michigan will provide all necessary paperwork and direction to the examination process. Those wishing to become a Paramedic must first be licensed as an EMT.
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EMT Career Outlook in Michigan
A career as an EMT can be both rewarding and challenging. An EMT-Basic provides care patients at the scene of an accident and while taking patients to a hospital by ambulance. EMTs also have the skills necessary to assess a patient’s condition and to manage various medical emergencies such as cardiac, respiratory, and trauma. EMTs are often dispatched to the scene of emergencies and may assist other first responders such as police and firefighters.
Those who wish to become an EMT-Basic must first complete a program, course, or class to receive the necessary training in this field. Licensure is also required to obtain employment as an EMT.
According to the US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics is projected to grow 24% from 2014 to 2024, which is much faster than the average for all occupations.* In addition, according to the State of Michigan DTMB, Bureau of Labor Market Information and Strategic Initiatives, employment of emergency medical technicians and paramedics is projected to grow 16.9% from 2014 to 2024.**
If you’re interested in entering the EMS field or perhaps you work in healthcare already or as a first responder and want to strengthen your skills and credentials, the EMT Basic Program at Superior Medical Education could be for you!
Take the first step and contact us at our Madison Heights, Michigan location!!
Upcoming EMT Basic Classes at Superior Medical Education:
Class Starts February 5th: Meets Monday’s and Wednesday’s from 9AM to 3:30PM
Class Starts February 27th: Meets Tuesday’s and Thursday’s from 6PM to 10PM
Source of Career Outlook Information: *Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, EMTs and Paramedics, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/emts-and-paramedics.htm (visited February 16, 2016). **Michigan DTMB, Bureau of Labor Market Information and Strategic Initiatives, Long-Term Occupational Employment Projections (2014-2024) Michigan Statewide, Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics (SOC Code: 29-2041), http://milmi.mt.gov/Portals/137/publications/projectionsdata/LongTerm_OccupationalProj_2024_MI.xlsx (visited July 11, 2016).