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Emergency Medical Technician/Diver Medical Technician Combo | SMS | Lafayette, LA

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  • Prerequisites
     In order to enroll in our EMT programs, a student must have a high school diploma or GED and be at least 18 years old. Students must also demonstrate a minimum standard of reading aptitude and must be physically able to perform the duties of an EMT.
  • Student Min/Max 1/16
  • Availability Select a day and time to determine how many seats remain.

Course Information

  • Additional Schedule Details
    Enrollment: All students must produce the following prior to the onset of training - Valid (photographic) government identification. Registration begins at 7 AM or 12PM each day.  The course ends at 12 PM or 4 PM CST on the same day.

    Attendance Requirements: Daily attendance and 100% participation in each module is required to obtain this certification.

    Location: Only offered at our Lafayette location.
  • Course duration 332 Hours or Roughly 42 Days
  • Course Summary

    The Emergency Medical Technician Basic Level curriculum (260hrs total) is designed to teach basic lifesaving skills to individuals who desire to enter the emergency medical services profession. Local ambulance rotations are mandatory and consist of a 12hr ride-along in the pre-hospital environment.

  • Target Audience offshore & onshore employees
  • Theory Learning Objectives
    Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Training

    Classroom/Didactic – Lecture 210 hrs

    EMT Basic and advanced emergency skills related to diving and non diving injury and illness, which includes:

    Introduction to Emergency Medical Care, The Well-Being of the EMT-Basic, Medical/Legal and Ethical Issues, The Human Body, Lifting and Moving Patients, Airway Management, Scene Size-up, The Initial Assessment, Vital Signs and SAMPLE History, Assessment of the Trauma Patient, Assessment of the Medical Patient, Ongoing Assessment, Communication, Documentation, General Pharmacology, Respiratory Emergencies, Cardiac Emergencies, Acute Abdominal Emergencies, Diabetic Emergencies and Altered Mental Status, Allergic Reactions, Poisoning and Overdose Emergencies, Environmental Emergencies, Behavioral Emergencies, Obstetrics and Gynecological Emergencies, Putting It All Together for the Medical Patient, Bleeding and Shock, Soft-Tissue Injuries, Musculoskeletal Injuries, Injuries to the Head and Spine, Putting It All Together for the Trauma Patient, Infants and Children, Geriatric Patients, Ambulance Operations, Gaining Access and Rescue Operations, Special Operations, EMS Response to Terrorism, Advanced Airway Management, American Heart Association CPR Provider

    Diver Medical Technician (DMT) Training

    Classroom/Didactic – Lecture 50 hrs

    DMT Review of Diving Physics, Anatomy/Physiology of the Ear and Hearing, Barotrauma (Squeeze and External Otitis), Inner Ear Barotrauma, Anatomy of the Chest, Respiratory Physiology, Physical Examination of the Chest, Pulmonary Overinflation Syndromes, Bubble Theory, Decompression Sickness, Neurological Examination, Treatment Table Review, Adjunctive Therapy, Drugs and Diving, Altitude Decompression, Physical Examination of Divers, Women and Diving, Central Nervous System Oxygen Toxicity, Pulmonary Oxygen Toxicity, Hypoxia, Carbon Dioxide Retention (Hypercapnia), Inert Gas Narcosis, Effects of Carbon Monoxide Toxicity, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Breath Hold Diving, Drowning and Near Drowning, Hypothermia, Underwater Work Hazards: Blasts, Shocks, Toxic Gas Exposure, Underwater Work Hazards: Dangerous Marine Life, Differential Diagnosis of Diving Accidents, Saturation Diving and High Pressure Nervous Syndrome, Dysbaric Osteonecrosis, Insertion of IV’s, Medication Administration, Suturing, Electrocardiograms, Hearing Conservation Program and Medical Exam, Hands-on practical exams conducted in a highly stressed with frequent “Simulations” performed by the students to demonstrate understanding of the management of diving and non-diving situations

    Classroom/Didactic – Lecture 8 hrs

    CHT Preventative Medicine, EENT Examination, Diagnostic Reasoning, Laboratory Values, SOAP note Documentation, Medication Procedures, Hyperbaric Use in the Treatment of Non Diving-Related Illness

  • Practical Learning Objectives Practical – Lab 64 hrs

    Practical is conducted in a laboratory environment, which includes practical evaluation of student knowledge base
  • Certification Details
    Course Required By: Company-specific

    Written Exam: American Heart healthcare provider exam requires a minimum passing score of 85%. EMT final exam minimum passing score is 70%. Satisfactory assessment of psychomotor skills, such as CPR, AED, bag-valve mask, patient assessment, oxygen administration, soft tissue injury and airway management, fracture immobilization and spinal immobilization must be completed to successfully complete the program.

  • Validity Period Company Specific
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        • Cancellation Policy Cancellation fees apply if cancelled within 7 days of the course start date . The amount retained will equal 100 percent of the transaction. Any refund requests after this period are to be requested from the trainer. If approved by the trainer, remittance of refunds will be handled by the trainer outside of our site.For more details read our Refund Policy

        Site Information

        • Training Environment
          • Allowed Classroom
        • Services and Amenities
          • Allowed ADA Accessiblity
          • Allowed Restrooms
          • Allowed Emailed Certificates
          • Allowed Printed Course Materials
          • Location
            2916 North University Avenue, Lafayette, LA, USA

          Other Notes

          • Items to BringPlease bring a government-issued ID.
          • Health and Safety Considerations
            *Safety First: Safety Management Systems (SMS) regards your safety first and suggests the following: Candidates that are concerned with participating in practical exercises due to current or pre-existing medical conditions should consult their primary care provider prior to the onset of the training program as to the nature and extent of the training.

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          We know your workers are more than the tasks they perform; they are people with homes, families, and stories. Just as you desire to see each of your employees return home to their families safely, SMS aspires to provide a variety of safety services that help ensure that’s possible. Our responsibility to safety in the energy industry is attained by working together and promoting a safety culture.

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          $4500 Per Student

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