Emergency Medical Technician – Basic (EMT-B)
This course is designed to train candidates to provide emergency medical support and care to individuals who are critically ill or injured and transport them to a medical facility within stipulated time limits. EMT-B collaborates with other health care professionals and family members, within the limits of their competence and authority to provide basic and immediate care to severely injured or ill clients. This course is a central government recognized certificate course by Healthcare Sector Skill Council (HSSC) under the National Skills Development Corporation (NSDC).
Emergency Medical Technician – Basic (EMT-B) acts as first responder to an individual who is critically ill or injured. At the end of the course the provider will be able to recognize, triage and perform necessary management in different emergency scenarios. They should practice infection control policy and know right methods of bio medical waste management. He/ She should demonstrate patient care skills, communication skills, and professional behavior at all times. They should know their work limits and maintains work operations by following policies and procedures. This job requires individuals to work in a team and be comfortable in decision making pertaining to their area of work. Individuals should be able to maintain composure in extremely stressful conditions in order to assess medical situations and perform emergency lifesaving procedures according to the methods in which training has been imparted to them.