Emergency Care Provider (ECP)

ECP 102 - Wilderness First Aid. 1-6 Credits.

(R-6) Offered intermittently. Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one-time offerings of current topics.

ECP 120 - Emergency Medical Responder Lecture. 3 Credits.

Offered every term. Development of knowledge of emergency care and CPR/AED techniques.Provides certifications by the Emergency Care & Safety Institute (ECSI) and the American Heart Association (AHA) upon successful completion.

ECP 121 - Emergency Medical Responder Lab. 1 Credit.

Offered every term. Coreq., ECP 120. Development of knowledge of emergency care and CPR/AED techniques. In conjunction with ECP 120 provides certification by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American Heart Association upon successful completion.

ECP 122 - Wilderness First Responder. 2 Credits.

Offered intermittently. Instruction in the prevention, recognition, and treatment of backcountry illness and injury. Successful students receive an Aerie Wilderness First Responder certification and an American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR certification. This course meets HHP department First Aid requirement but does not meet the CPR requirement.

ECP 130 - Emergency Medical Technician. 5 Credits.

The purpose of this Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course is to provide students with an academic working knowledge and skills to become state certified and Nationally Registered EMT. It provides the basic concepts of emergency care, and basic life support which are needed to function as an EMT.

ECP 191 - Special Topics. 1-6 Credits.

(R-6) Offered intermittently. Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one-time offerings of current topics.

ECP 331 - Wilderness EMT. 3 Credits.

Offered intermittently. EMT-Basic curriculum with significantly more detail concerning care for patients in remote settings. Students must be 18 year old and never been convicted of a felony to qualify for certification. This course meets HHP department First Aid and CPR graduation requirements.

ECP 332 - EMT and Incident Management. 5 Credits.

This course follows the DOT?s National Registry of EMTs (NREMT) curriculum and is approved by the NREMT and the State of Montana Board of Medical Examiners. Incident management training includes mass-casualty incidents, extended rescue and evacuation scenarios. Clinical experience includes a two day health clinic in Costa Rica, ambulance and hospital emergency department clinical observations in Montana. Co-requisite courses PTRM 391 Wilderness Rescue and Survival Skills; PTRM 391 Wilderness Medicine and Risk Management.