Emergency Medical Technology (EMT)

EMT 084  Emergency Medical Technician I   Units: 8

This course prepares students for National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) EMT-Basic Written Examination. Students study and practice the fundamental principles and skills required to provide care to patients experiencing traumatic and medical conditions in an emergent setting. This course is approved by Riverside Emergency Medical Services Agency, California Health and Safety Code and California Code of Regulations, Title 22 requirements. This course provides training in basic emergency care skills, theory instruction, use of definitive airway adjuncts and assisting patients with certain medications. All students must be eighteen years of age (18) on the first day of class, have a current TB test, have a current AHA Healthcare Provider Level CPR certification and meet the functional job requirements of the Emergency Medical Technician (Title 22, Division 9, Chapter 2, Section 100066b2 California Code of Regulations.) Check the program website for additional information.
Lecture Hours: 54         Lab Hours: 270          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: EMR 080 or EMR 080A & EMR 080B with a passing grade of B
Advisory: ENG 061, EMR 081, HS 062
Limitation on enrollment: Students must be eighteen (18) years of age on the first day of class. Students must have an American Heart Association BLS certification current through the end of the course. Students will need proof of a negative TB test or chest X-ray and will need to provide proof of vaccinations and/or titer. Current American Heart Association BLS certification valid till the last day of the semester.
Transfer Status: CSU                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

EMT 085  EMT Refresher Course   Units: 2

This refresher course for Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) personnel meets or exceeds the requirements specified in the California Code of Regulations, Title 22, Chapter 5, section 9. This course is for those who have completed a recognized EMT training course and are in the process of obtaining certification or renewing their current certification. The course contains information on new EMT techniques and procedures, review of cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and a review of current local protocols. Passing performance on both written and skills competency examinations are required for course completion. To meet legally mandated training requirement, students may re-enroll in this course as many times as needed by completing a petition electronically via the @MyCod Student Portal, A&R Forms.
Lecture Hours: 36         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: EMT 084 or must have successfully completed a State of California EMSA recognized EMT course and/or be a current NREMT
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NAA
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

EMT 095A  Emergency Medical Services Work Experience   Units: 1-8

This work experience course of supervised employment assists students in acquiring desirable work habits, attitudes, and skills to enable them to become productive employees. This course also provides students with career awareness for jobs. Credit may be accrued at the rate of one to eight units per semester for a maximum of sixteen units (for a combined total of all Work Experience units). Additionally, students must work 75 paid hours or 60 non-paid hours per unit earned. This type of work experience is available to students whose job and education or occupational goals are directly related to emergency medical services.
Lecture Hours: None         Lab Hours: 600          Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

EMT 384  Emergency Medical Technician I   Units: 0

This course prepares students for National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) EMT-Basic Written Examination. Students study and practice the fundamental principles and skills required to provide care to patients experiencing traumatic and medical conditions in an emergent setting. This course is approved by Riverside Emergency Medical Services Agency, California Health and Safety Code and California Code of Regulations, Title 22 requirements. This course provides training in basic emergency care skills, theory instruction, use of definitive airway adjuncts and assisting patients with certain medications. All students must be eighteen years of age (18) on the first day of class, have a current TB test, have a current AHA Healthcare Provider Level CPR certification and meet the functional job requirements of the Emergency Medical Technician (Title 22, Division 9, Chapter 2, Section 100066b2 California Code of Regulations.) Check the program website for additional information.
Noncredit Hours: 324                                        Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: EMR 380B passing grade of P or EMR 080 or EMR 080B with a passing grade of B
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: Students must be eighteen (18) years of age on the first day of class. Students must have an American Heart Association BLS certification current through the end of the course. Students will need proof of a negative TB test or chest X-ray and will need to provide proof of vaccinations and/or titer. Current American Heart Association BLS certification valid till the last day of the semester.
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None