Train to become an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and receive National Registry EMT certification. Topics include medical, legal and ethical issues, basic anatomy and physiology, patient care management, medical emergencies, basic cardiac life support, respiratory emergencies and pharmacological treatments. Classroom hours will be held during the week and lab hours will be scheduled on weekends. Course includes classroom, distance learning and lab instruction. Students must be 17 to enroll. This is the first in a two-course series. Students must successfully complete both Emergency Medical Technician 1 and Emergency Medical Technician 2 to sit for the National Registry EMT written exam and the MIEMSS practical evaluation. Course includes an online component; internet access required. Co-listed with credit.