Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

EMT 90  Emergency Medical Technician

7 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 90   Lab: 108
Prerequisite: EMT 90-A High school graduation or equivalent and minimum of 18 years of age

Approved by the Los Angeles (LA) County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency. Develops the ability to recognize the signs and symptoms of various illnesses and injuries. Teaches proper procedures of pre-hospital emergency care per local and national standards. Awards an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Course Completion Certificate needed to take National Registry Certifying Exam. Necessary for many jobs in emergency care and is a prerequisite for entry into a paramedic program and most fire department jobs.

EMT 90-A  Introduction to EMS System

1.5 Units (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 18   Lab: 27
Prerequisite: High school graduation or equivalent

Prerequisite for EMT 90. Introduces concepts of the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) System, roles and responsibilities. Basic concepts of patient assessment and scene management taught. Stresses collaboration with other scene team members.

EMT 91  Emergency Medical Technician I Refresher

1.5 Units (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lecture: 16   Lab: 16
Prerequisite: Completion of an approved California State EMT course and possession of a currently valid EMT certificate or one which has expired for no more than 20 months

Renews EMT certification. Approved by the L.A. County and State Departments of Health. Fulfills updates for Emergency Medical Technician personnel every two years in order to maintain eligibility for employment in an emergency response agency and to keep certification valid. Course covers all required material and current changes/updates in pre-hospital emergency care at the EMT level. Special approval required to enroll.

EMT 95  EMT for Fire Technology

8 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 100   Lab: 100
Prerequisite: Must be at least 18 years old
Advisory: FIRE 1 and FIRE 13

Designed for pre-Fire Academy students, this course is approved by the L.A. County and State EMS Agencies and prepares students to take the National Registry of EMTs certifying exam. Develops knowledge and skills needed for recognition of illnesses and injuries and emphasizes proper pre-hospital emergency care per local and national protocols.

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