1. STCC Expands Options for EMT Course

    STCC Expands Options for EMT Course

    If a medical crisis occurs when Joan Osana is nearby, he feels confident that he can take control of the situation until help arrives.  The 25-year-old father of two just completed an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Basics course at Springfield Technical Community College, and although it involved a tremendous amount of study, he is happy he signed up for it.  “I gained a lot of knowledge in a short period of time that will help me throughout my entire life. I would advise others to take the course,” Osana said, adding that he hopes to become a firefighter, and gaining ...

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    1. I gained a lot of knowledge in a short period of time that will help me throughout my entire life. I would advise others to take the course.
    2. I want to save lives and assist people in any way that I can so I can make a difference in my community.
    3. Students also learn about the legal aspects of the profession and how their actions affect them as well as the patients they deal with.
    4. As students became proficient in these skills, we advance to overall scenarios.
    5. Children's bodies aren't well-formed until they are 18. Their bones aren't hard, and their muscles are not fully developed, so they are more susceptible to injury.
    6. If they are working for an ambulance service, they can assist a patient with an inhaler, use an EpiPen if the person shows signs or symptoms of a life-threatening allergic reaction, or administer Narcan.
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