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EMT Course Descriptions

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Emergency Medical Technician 104
Emergency Medical Technician
Unit(s): 10.0
Class Hours: 144 Lecture, 48 Laboratory total. 
Prerequisite: American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider Card and concurrent enrollment in Emergency Medical Technician 105.
Basic course for the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). Satisfies requirements for County/State Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Authority. Prepares students to take the Orange County Emergency Medical Services (OCEMS)/ National Registry certifying exam for state certification. This course provides depth and breadth of foundational knowledge of the National EMS Education Standards derived from the National Scope of Practice Model for entry-level EMTs.
Emergency Medical Technician 105
Clinical EMT Skills Laboratory
Unit(s): 1.0
Class Hours: 48 Laboratory total.
Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in Emergency Medical Technician 104. In order to pass EMT 105, the student must pass EMT 104. A failing grade in EMT 104 will be given if EMT 105 is not passed.
Supervised use of skills lab through supplemental learning to assist the student in development of clinical competency and mastery of psychomotor skills as addressed in course EMT 104.Hours verified by instructor. Grade: Pass/ No Pass Only.

Emergency Medical Technician 111
Recertification for EMT I-Basic
Unit(s): 2.0
Class Hours: 32 Lecture total.
Prerequisite: Valid EMT I (Basic) certificate or equivalent within past two years. Valid CPR card: Health Care Provider.
Update emergency medical techniques, equipment, and EMSA policies. Meets state requirements for EMT-I Basic.
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