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EMT 303 EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN: BASIC CONTINUING EDUCATION2.5 Units
This course meets the education requirements as specified by the California Emergency Medical Services Authority, the Emergency Medical Authority of Santa Clara County and the National Registry of EMT (NREMT) of 40 hours. Intended for both pre-employed personnel and those persons currently employed by a fire department or ambulance service within the County of Santa Clara. Review and update the knowledge and skills required for basic certification. Students maintaining their National Registry of Emergency Technicians (NREMT) certification will meet the NREMT transition requirements with this course.
Prerequisites: Students must either possess a current EMT-1 certificate or a certification which has been expired for no more than 24 months (must complete before the end of that month); current certification in American Red Cross CPR-BLS for the Professional Rescuer or American Heart Association CPR for the Healthcare Provider.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
2 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. (42 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: None
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EMT 304 EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN: BASIC PART A5 Units
Intended to instruct a student to the level of Emergency Medical Technician-1 who serves as a vital link in the chain of the health care team. It is recognized that the majority of prehospital emergency medical care will be provided by the EMT-1. Includes all skills necessary for the individual to provide emergency medical care at a basic life support level with a fire department, or other specialized service. First of two courses required to be eligible to take the California written and practical exam for certification as an Emergency Medical Technician I.
Prerequisite: HLTH 55 or First Responder Course or equivalent work experience as determined by the instructor.
Advisory: EMT 304 and 305 may not be taken concurrently.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
4 hous lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (84 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: None
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EMT 305 EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN: BASIC PART B5.5 Units
Second of two courses required to be eligible to take the California State written and practical exam for certification as an Emergency Medical Technician - I. Intended to instruct a student to the level of Emergency Medical Technician-Basic who serves as a vital link in the chain of the health care team. Includes all skills necessary for the individual to provide emergency medical care at a basic life support level with a fire department, ambulance, or other specialized service.
Prerequisite: Completion of EMT 304 in the last six months.
Advisory: EMT 305 is part two of two courses required to be eligible to take the California State written and practical exam for certification as an Emergency Medical Technician-I; EMT 304 and 305 may not be taken concurrently.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
4 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory, 2 hours clinic. (108 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: None
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EMT 309 EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES ACADEMY8 Units
Students will participate in physical training identical to that of EMTs employed by large private ambulance providers. Heavy emphasis is placed on training in patient moving and lifting, documentation, scenario practice, customer service and medical legal issues. Mock interviews will be conducted by job recruiters from local public and private agencies. Successful completion of the class will result in a stronger first time job applicant.Intended for students interested in a career as an Emergency Medical Technologist.
Prerequisite: EMT 305.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
6 hours lecture, 6 hours laboratory. (144 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: None
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 


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