Course Syllabus

EMT Intermediate Course

1999 DOT Curriculum


Start Date: 4/27/11


End Date: 1/31/12


Course Content

Refer to for curriculum overview and clinical requirements.


Lead Instructor

            Jim Upchurch MD, MA, CCEMTP

            406-638-3309 (work)

            406-665-5233 (cell)



Class Schedule

Refer to for the tentative schedule.


Face-to-Face Classroom Location

            809 N. Custer

            Hardin, MT



Computer Mediated Classroom

v     You will have weekly assignments via the Internet.

v     You must have access to a computer that can handle multimedia training content.

v     Your Internet Service Provider (ISP), especially the free email services, may limit the size of the email you can receive or send. If this becomes a problem, you will need to change to a commercial ISP for the duration of the course.




v     The textbook (ISBN 0131136070) and workbook (ISNB 0131136399) for the Intermediate course is from Brady.

v     You also need the AMLS textbook (ISBN 0131723405)

v     Bring all books to class.

v     Your precourse assignment between now and the first day of class:

                  Read Chapters 1 through 11 in the Intermediate textbook and

complete the workbook activities for the same chapters.

                  Read Chapter 1 in the AMLS book.


Successful Course Completion Requirements

v     Complete all assignments on time.

v      Complete all clinical requirements according to prescribed timelines.

v     Complete all written exams with a score of 80% or higher.

v     Successfully complete all practical and skills exams.

v     Maintain current ACLS, PHTLS (ALS), and PALS certification.