This course is Dually Enrolled with Virginia Peninsula Community College (VPCC) and will take place at the VPCC Historic Triangle campus.
This course is the second in a sequence of courses that prepares students as first responders to accidents and medical emergencies. Students will build on their knowledge and skills for providing basic life support, learned in EMT I, by focusing on the areas of emergency medical service operations, medical emergencies, and management of special patient populations. This course provides on-the-job instruction and supervised direct patient contact, introducing the student to the assessment and emergency care of sick and injured patients. Upon successful completion of EMT I and EMT II, students will have earned CPR certification and will have the opportunity to take the certification exam for becoming an Emergency Medical Technician-Basic.