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Emergency Medical Technology (EMT)

Degree

The following Emergency Medical Technology degree is offered:

CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT
Emergency Medical Studies

Required Programs (Units)
AH 110    Medical Language for Health-Care Providers (3)
COMM 321    Interpersonal Communication (3)
    or COMM 325 Intercultural Communication (3) (3)
EMT 100    Emergency Medical Technician (7.5)
    or EMT 101    Emergency Medical Technician Training (7) (7-7.5) 
FITNS 381    Weight Training (1)
NUTRI 300    Nutrition (3)
    or NUTRI 302    Nutrition for Physical Performance (3) (3)
PSYC 340    Abnormal Behavior (3)
TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 20-20.5

This Certificate program is based on the EMT Basic course with additional education in related topics. This course of study prepares the student to sit for the National Registry or EMT exam. The student will have the basic building blocks for a career in the Fire Service as well as a career in Emergency Medical Services.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:
  • demonstrate knowledge, skills and abilities commensurate with current standards of care in the field of Emergency Medicine at the EMT Basic level such as assessment of the sick and injured, management of emergency situations such as maintaining an open airway, providing oxygen therapy and immobilization of musculoskeletal injuries.
  • utilize professional and interpersonal communication skills with colleagues, and patients in various levels of physical and psychological distress and from various cultures.
  • complete and pass the National Registry Exam.

Updated 6/13/17

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