Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
EMT-90 2 Units First Responder36 hours lecture; 18 hours lab; 54 hours total
The First Responder course is an introductory course designed for lay persons interested in or for professionals who require First Responder training per State of California (Title 22) and U.S. Department of Transportation standards. The class will teach the basic pre-hospital care skills needed to render care at the scene of an emergency until more highly trained emergency medical response personnel arrive. The course will cover such subjects as basic anatomy and body systems, lifting and moving of patients, airway management, patient assessment, medical/behavioral/trauma emergencies, terrorism awareness, and an overview of the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) system. This course prepares students to sit for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) exam for First Responders. This class is repeatable for credit and may be taken for a letter grade only.
EMT-95 7 Units Emergency Medical Technician (Basic)99 hours lecture; 81 hours lab; 180 hours total
Prerequisite: Completion of EMT-90 with a minimum grade of C and a current American Heart Association BLS Healthcare Provider Certification.
The Emergency Medical Technician Basic course is designed to prepare students for entry level work in the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Sector with an ambulance or other specialized service. Students in the course will learn emergency medical care at the basic life support (BLS) level. This course will prepare students to sit for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) exam. Letter grade only.
EMT-310 24 Units EMT-Paramedic I (Didactic)360 hours lecture; 216 hours lab; 576 hours total
The Emergency Medical Technician-P (Paramedic) I course is the first class, two semesters in length, of a four-semester course sequence that will teach pre-hospital emergency medical care at the advanced life support (ALS) level. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be eligible to enroll in EMT 311: Emergency Medical Technician-P (Paramedic) II. Letter grade only.
EMT-311 16 Units EMT-Paramedic II (Clinical & Field Internship)54 hours lecture; 716 hours lab; 770 hours total
Prerequisite: Completion of EMT-310 with a minimum grade of B.
This course provides paramedic students with direct patient care assessment and treatment experience in the hospital and field setting. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will receive a training program certificate of completion that will allow the student to sit for the paramedic National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) exam.