This course provides the information and experience to prepare the student for EMT 230. In addition, the EMT 220 course is designed to give students extensive practical application that builds upon knowledge and skills acquired in the EMT 210 course. This course includes advanced practice with a focus on patient assessment, cardiac, and medical emergencies. Content will be presented in the form of lectures and practical skills, which are practiced in a laboratory/simulation setting along with observations and hands-on experiences in the clinical environment. This course has been approved by the State of Michigan, Department of Community Health, EMS and Trauma Systems section. The program follows both the State of Michigan and the National EMS Education standards for the Paramedic level. Upon successful completion of all three semesters of the Paramedic Program and the Field Internship, the student will be eligible to take the National Registry Cognitive and Psychomotor Examinations. When the candidate successfully passes both the Cognitive and the Psychomotor exams, the candidate will be eligible for State licensing.