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Geisinger EMS Hosting EMT Class

Geisinger Emergency Medical Services will be hosting an Emergency Medical Technician Course

by Harrisburg Area Community College on Geisinger Main Campus in Danville, PA, August 22 – December 16, 2019, Monday’s and Thursday’s 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. and Saturday’s 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The EMT course is 220 hours of instruction that covers the following in accordance with the National EMS Education Standards:

• Anatomy and physiology

• Assessment of injuries and illnesses (Medical and Trauma)

• Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) & Automated External Defibrillation (AED)

• Pediatric and geriatric emergencies

• Environmental emergencies

• Lifting, moving and transportation of patients

• Assisting patients with their own prescribed medications

• The overall roles and responsibilities of the EMT

 

To register for this course, please visit https://www.hacc.edu/PublicSafetyCenter/EMS/EMT.cfm

Choose Section #50487. Deadline to register is August 8, 2019 or when the class is full.