Emergency Medical Technician




6 day Emergency Medical Technician course – based in Lincoln


  • Basic anatomy and physiology.
  • First person on scene and scene safety.
  • Levels of response and GCS.
  • Basic life support and CPR.
  • Advanced airway management (OP, NP, I-gel airways and suction).
  • Simple ECG recognition.
  • Heart conditions and arrhythmias.
  • Use of AED.
  • Patient observations: Temperature, Blood pressure, blood sugar, capillary refill.
  • Oxygen therapy.
  • Mechanism of injury.
  • Secondary survey.
  • Treatment of head trauma including SCAT test.
  • Treatment of abdominal trauma.
  • C-spine control and use of collars.
  • Motorcycle helmet removal.
  • Control of severe haemorrhage.
  • Treatment of burns.
  • Treatment and immobilisation of fractures including basic splinting.
  • Treatment of dislocation.
  • Entonox therapy.
  • Recovery position including spinal recovery.
  • Treatment of soft tissue injuries.
  • Recognition and treatment of thermal conditions.
  • Recognition and treatment of shock.
  • Recognition and treatment of Anaphylaxis including use of Epipen.
  • Recognition and treatment of Strokes.
  • Treatment of choking casualties.
  • Recognition and treatment of epilepsy.
  • Recognition and treatment of Diabetes including blood sugar monitoring.
  • Recognition and treatment of Asthma.
  • Introduction to recreational drugs.
  • Patient handover to emergency services.
  • Introduction to safeguarding and the Mental Capacity Act.
  • Basic conflict resolution.
  • Infection control in pre-hospital care.

Course length: 6 days.

Qualification: First Person on Scene ā€“ IntermediateĀ Certificate.

Cost: Ā£399 per person + VAT on open courses.

Ā£399 per person + VAT (min charge of Ā£2394 + VAT) for in-house courses


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