Instruction in delivering proper emergency care to the sick and injured in a pre-hospital setting. The overall goals are to save lives, reduce complications, and combine effective interpersonal communication with medical knowledge and skills for every patient. The course follows the DOT EMT-B curriculum with the addition of Washington State objectives as required by the Washington State Department of Health, Division of Emergency Medical and Trauma Services. Upon completion of this course, the student who is affiliated with an EMS agency is eligible to take the state EMT-B certification exam. Students completing this course may also participate in the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) EMT-B examination. Prerequisite: Acceptance to the EMT-B Program.