Emergency Medical Technician Course
This course will provide the necessary knowledge and skills for an individual to function effectively as an Emergency Medical Technician -- Basic in a pre-hospital care environment. It is custom designed especially to prepare first-arriving firefighting personnel, but is also applicable to transport (ambulance) personnel. The course significantly exceeds national Department of Transportation standards for EMT-B instruction, and meets all State of California EMT-B instruction requirements. Topics covered include safety, anatomy, patient assessment, medical emergencies and traumatic emergencies among many others.
Requirements: All students must provide evidence of the following immunizations on or before the first day of class:
- Tuberculosis (TB) -- Less than six months prior to the first day of class.
- Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR)
- Begin immunization: Hepatitis B series (three (3) vaccinations that take up to six months to complete).
Course Includes: Supplied EMS Fanny Pack, text book and student work books. Students will be responsible for purchase of navy blue polo, navy blue BDU pants and other uniform components as listed in the Student Needs List.