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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

EMT 1353 - EMT First Responder

The 48 hour first responder course is designed for individuals, industrial personnel, day care personnel, and many other functions which require rapid response to accident victims. The course includes training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, immobilization of fractured bones, obstructed airways, control of life-threatening bleeding, and accidental poisonings. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor. Available upon sufficient student demand. Lab Fee.
Units: 3
Area: EMT/Paramedic Program

EMT 1376 - Emergency Medical Technician Basic

The basic level Emergency Medical Technician class is designed for training individuals to rapidly recognize, assess, and treat medical and trauma-related emergencies. This course was designed by the Department of Transportation and is taught under its standard guidelines. The course involves training in Cardio- pulmonary Resuscitation, application and use of military anti-shock trousers (MAST), identifying signs and symptoms of shock; internal and external life-threatening bleeding, immobilization of fractured bones, including spinal injuries and head trauma; emergency childbirth; pediatric emergencies; gaining access to victims entrapped; radio communications; as well as water rescue techniques, and automobile extrication. The length of this course is 228 hours and provides six college credit hours. This course is beneficial to both individuals and industrial personnel, and is a prerequisite to the Emergency Medical Technician-Intermediate or Paramedic course. Prerequisite: Must be 18 years old, have a GED or high school diploma, have no physical handicaps which would preclude participation in all program aspects, and have no record of felony convictions. Fall and Spring.
Units: 6
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters
Area: EMT/Paramedic Program

EMT 1402 - Basic Refresher Course

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Units: 2
Area: EMT/Paramedic Program

EMT 1501 - Basic Life Support/Hlth Care Provid

The classes range from training limited to one-rescuer Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation to training, which consists of one and two rescuer Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation on the adult and infant obstructed airway techniques of the adult and infant. Also included are introduction to the respiratory system and mouth-to-mouth resuscitation of the adult, child and infant; instruction of the heart and circulatory system and its functions; and risk factors of coronary heart disease. The hours of this course range from four to eighteen classroom hours, depending on variation of training. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor. Available upon sufficient student demand. Lab Fee.
Units: 1
Offered: Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Area: EMT/Paramedic Program