Emergency Medical Technician

Required Courses:

This course prepares students to become a National Registry and State of California emergency medical technician (EMT), and gain employment as an ambulance EMT, hospital emergency department EMT, or event staff EMT. This course is approved by Inland Counties Emergency Medical Association (ICEMA) and meets or exceeds all requirements as specified in the California Code of Regulations, Title 22, Chapter 5, Section 9.

After successful completion of this course, students will be approved to take the National Registry EMT cognitive examination and then request certification as an EMT through ICEMA or other local EMS accrediting agencies in California.

Topics discussed include pre-hospital care terminology, cardiovascular emergencies, emergency childbirth, communicable disease transmission, extrication tools and equipment, tactical casualty care, automatic external defibrillation, and the EMS system. This course includes theory, skills practice, and supervised field and clinical time in selected pre-hospital and emergency department sites.

In order to participate in this course students must be eighteen (18) years old before the first day of class, pass a background check, EMT medical physical that includes vaccination verification, TB screening, and a 10-panel drug test. In addition, students must be fully vaccinated and boosted against COIVD-19. No exemptions will be accepted.

Advisory: BI 022, BI 023, HS 081, HS 061
Program Applicable

Total Units for the Major

6.5 Units
Total Lecture Hours: 72
Total Lab Hours: 135

Pre-course Orientation Session

The next EMT Pre-course Orientation Session Zoom conferencing platform. To attend:

EMT 084 Pre-Course Orientation Dates & Times

May 10, 2022 • 7:00-8:00pm (Tuesday)
May 21, 2022 • 9:00-10:00am (Saturday)

June 6, 2022 • 7:00-8:00pm (Monday)
June 18, 2022 • 9:0-10:00am (Saturday)

July 6, 2022 • 7:00-8:00pm (Wednesday)
July 23, 2022 • 9:00-10:00am (Saturday)

August 2, 2022 • 7:00-8:00pm (Tuesday)
August 20, 2022 • 9:00-10:00am (Saturday)

Recurring Zoom Invitation

CMC EMT 084 Orientation Zoom Meeting link

Any questions regarding enrollment, requirements, or any other general questions about our EMT 084 program please contact:

Jim Brakebill, EMT Program Director
(760) 366-3791 ext. 0533

Scott Jaeggi, EMT Clinical Coordinator
(760) 366-3791 ext. 0449

Students wishing to participate in the Emergency Medical Technician Program must complete the Online Information Session and complete pre-enrollment documentation prior to receiving permission to register.

Emergency Medical Technician Refresher Course 

Required Courses:

This refresher course for current 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 is required for course completion.

Prerequisite: Completion of recognized NREMT Basic EMT course.

Total Units for the Major

2 Units
Total Lecture Hours: 36

For more information: Chief James A. Brakebill