This class is a credit and non-credit class cohort. The Basic Emergency Medical Technician course is a Michigan Department of Health and Human Services approved course. This program provides the information and experience necessary to prepare the student to sit for the National Registry Basic EMT Certification exam. Topics include: legal responsibilities, anatomy, physiology, patient assessment, management of various emergency situations, extrication, and current standards for EMTs in the field. Students will also participate in scenario-based education and computer-based testing and scenarios to reinforce skills learned within these areas. Students must complete a minimum of four twelve-hour experiences in the hospital emergency room setting and with a pre-hospital life support agency. Laboratory and clinical experiences are included.