Medical Assistant with Firefighting background and 6+ years work in fast-paced environments handling confidential paperwork, administering medication, performing basic wound care, phlebotomy, I.V Therapy and providing quality patient care.
BLS - Basic Life Support
Firefighter I - Maryland Fire & Rescue Institute
Rescue Technician - Maryland Fire & Rescue Institute
HAZMAT Awareness - Maryland Fire & Rescue Institute
Class B Commercial Driver's License with Tanker Endorsement
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to perform duties as general service hospital corpsman (MA) and perform emergency medical and nursing procedures.
Practical exercises, laboratory, lecture, performance checklist, and clinical. Topics include anatomy and physiology, nutrition, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), medical legal/ethical issues, behavioral emergencies, patient assessment trauma injuries, medical and administration, pre-and post-op nursing care, nursing clinical experience, health assesment, and clinical laboratory procedures.
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to identify medical conditions resulting from combat wounds or injuries; provide treatment for specific medical conditions; triage casualties for treatment or evacuation; evaluate field sanitation related to water and waste disposal and correct deficiencies; assist in the chain of evacuation for casualties; introduce practices for preventive medicine; apply appropriate resources for decontamination of hazardous materials; treat specified dental emergencies; and respond to specified psychological problems.
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