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EMT Toolkit: Home

Emergency Medical Technician

The EMT-Basic Academy introduces basic emergency medical care. Topics include preparatory, airway, patient assessment, medical emergencies, trauma, infants and children, and operations. Upon completion students should be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve North Carolina State or National Registry EMT Basic certification.

female and male EMT assisting person on stretcher into an ambulance

Safety Information

These safety tips for EMTs are intended to keep EMTs from harm on the job.

  • Check Out the Scene. In the world of emergency medicine, it is not just about the patient.
  • Work With the Police. 
  • Always Use All Safety Equipment. 
  • Consider Cultural Differences. 
  • Create a Plan with Your Partner.

Career Information

Free Apps

All apps are available in iTunes and Google Play unless noted

  • Medscape (prescription medication and medical condition references as well as drug interactions)
  • PocketCPR (learn and practice CPR)
  • PulsePoint AED (locate person and AED)
  • PULSARA (communication with team)
  • ERG 2020 (resource to help deal with hazmat accidents during the critical first 30 minutes)
  • EMT Tutor Lite (iPhone only - quizzes, flashcards, scenarios, etc)
  • Resusciation! (patient simulator)
  • Twiage EMS (iPhone only - stream real-time patient alerts with hospital or ER care team)
  • NREMT Practical Flashcards

Other Apps

  • Pediatric EMS
  • Medical Spanish: Healthcare Phrasebook with Audio for iPhone