Emergency Medical Technology (EMT)

EMT 10

EMT REFRESHER

1 UNIT

Pass/No Pass Only

Limitation on Enrollment: Holds a current EMT certificate or has held certificate within last 48 months.

Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 0.50 hours

Offered: ALL

Meets or exceeds county and state requirements for biennial EMT-I refresher training. [ND]

EMT 32

PRE-ACADEMY FIRE, POLICE, AND EMS FITNESS AND NUTRITION

3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Explores the theory and application of cardiovascular fitness and strength training for individuals wanting to get physically and mentally prepared to attend a Police or Fire Academy or for a career in Emergency Medical Services (EMS). Includes an introduction to nutrition and wellness. [D] (Same as: AJ 32;FS 32)

EMT 101

HEALTHCARE PROVIDER CPR

1 UNIT

Pass/No Pass Only

Fee: $30

Recommended Preparation: RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.

Lecture 1 hour

Offered: ALL

American Heart Association course designed to train and certify emergency medical personnel and healthcare providers in basic life support cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Provides certification and eight hours of continuing education for EMT, paramedic, and nursing personnel. [D; CSU]

EMT 109

EMERGENCY MEDICAL RESPONDER

2 UNITS

Grade Only

Recommended Preparation: RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.

Corequisite: EMT 101.

Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 0.50 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides the first in the track for students interested in a career in emergency medical services. Covers national curriculum for Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) training. Includes basic and advanced first aid, care of patients with medical and traumatic emergencies, and emergency childbirth. [D; CSU]

EMT 113

EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN--BASIC

5 UNITS

Grade Only

Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.

Prerequisite: EMT 101 and EMT 109 or equivalent; or EMT 125 or equivalent.

Lecture 5 hours, laboratory 1 hour

Offered: ALL

Introduces techniques of emergency care, as outlined by the Emergency Medical Services Education Standards (NAEMSES). Provides theory portion of program designed to prepare graduates to work in prehospital care (ambulance, firefighter) and emergency departments at EMT basic level. [D; CSU] (Formerly: EMT 112)

EMT 113L

EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN LABORATORY -BASIC

3 UNITS

Grade Only

Fee: $40

Prerequisite: EMT 113 or equivalent.

Limitation on Enrollment: Student must possess a valid "Healthcare Provider" level CPR card.

Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 4.50 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides lecture and laboratory activities to attain competency at the EMT-Basic level. Includes competency-based skills training, community experience to observe and assess patients in a hospital emergency department (ED) and a ride-along with a Basic Life Support (BLS) ambulance crew. [D; CSU] (Formerly: EMT 112L)

EMT 125

WILDERNESS FIRST RESPONDER

4 UNITS

Grade Only

Lecture 4 hours, laboratory 1.50 hour

Offered: ALL

Provides curriculum consistent with U.S. Department of Transportation first responder guidelines. Emphasizes medical care of the sick and injured while operating in extreme environments, using improvised equipment and managing delayed or prolonged evacuations. Optional certification is available through Wilderness Medical Associates (WMA). [D; CSU]

EMT 126

AMBULANCE STRIKE TEAM LEADER CERTIFICAT ION

1 UNIT

Pass/No Pass Only

Limitation on Enrollment: Recommendation of current employer and either (1) Ambulance Strike Team Provider online course (Allan Hancock College) OR (2) Incident Command Systems (ICS) 100 AND ICS 200, and a State-approved strike team program (eight-hour course.

Lecture 1 hour

Offered: ALL

[)] Developed in cooperation with the State of California's Office of Emergency Services (OES), the Emergency Medical Services Authority (EMSA), for certification of leaders in the ambulance industry for the role of Ambulance Strike Team(AST) or Medical Task Force (MTF) Leader. [ND]

EMT 299

INDEPENDENT STUDY

1-3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Limitation on Enrollment: Eligibility for independent study.

Lecture 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Individual study or research in some area of emergency medical technology of particular interest to the student and not included in regular courses of the college. [D; CSU]