Emergency Medical Technician

Emergency Medical Technician

Required Course: EMT-084

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 COVID-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

EMT-084 Pre-Class Orientation Session

Students wishing to participate in the EMT-084 program must attend an Online Information Meeting on one of the following dates prior to receiving permission to register.

To attend a Fall 2023 EMT-084 Pre-Class Orientation, please select one of the following dates & times, and use the zoom link below.

February 6, 2023 • 6:00-7:00 pm (Monday)
February 22, 2023 • 5:00-6:00 pm (Wednesday)

March 6, 2023 • 6:00-7:00 pm (Monday)
March 15, 2023 • 5:00-6:00 pm (Wednesday)

April 5, 2023 • 6:00-7:00 pm (Wednesday)
April 17, 2023 • 5:00-6:00 pm (Monday)

May 1, 2023 • 6:00-7:00 pm (Monday)
May 17, 2023 • 5:00-6:00 pm (Wednesday)

June 5, 2023 • 6:00-7:00 pm (Monday)

August 4, 2023 • 11:00-12:00 pm (Friday)

Recurring Zoom Invitation

CMC EMT 084 Pre-Class Orientation Zoom Meeting link:

If you have any questions regarding orientation meetings, enrollment, requirements, or any other general questions about our EMT 084 program, please contact:

Sarah DeLucia-Morning, Full-Time Instructor – EMT
(760) 366-3791 ext. 0463

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

Emergency Medical Technician Refresher Course 

Required Course: EMT-085

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 on this course,
please contact:

Sarah DeLucia-Morning, Full-Time Instructor – EMT
(760) 366-3791 ext. 0463