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Emergency Medical Technician

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

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:

 

Spring 2023 EMT-084 Pre-Class Orientation
Dates & Times

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

September 7, 2022 • 7:00 – 8:00 pm (Wednesday)
September 17, 2022 • 9:00 – 10:00 am (Saturday)

October 3, 2022 • 7:00 – 8:00 pm (Monday)
October 22, 2022 • 9:00 – 10:00 am (Saturday)

November 8, 2022 • 7:00 – 8:00 pm (Tuesday)
November 19, 2022 • 9:00 – 10:00 am (Saturday)

December 5, 2022 • 7:00 – 8:00 pm (Monday)
December 17, 2022 • 9:00 – 10:00 am (Saturday)

 

Recurring Zoom Invitation

CMC EMT 084 Pre-Class Orientation Zoom Meeting link:
https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/92412090806?pwd=YUxMMmJMelhwUWVYOWFUWWJ5b3ZuZz09

 

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

Scott Jaeggi, EMT Clinical Coordinator
sjaeggi@cmccd.edu
(760) 366-3791 ext. 0449

Jim Brakebill, EMT Program Director
jbrakebill@cmccd.edu
(760) 366-3791 ext. 0533

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 on this course,
please contact:

Jim Brakebill, EMT Program Director
jbrakebill@cmccd.edu
(760) 366-3791 ext. 0533