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EMT Course Descriptions

​​​​​​*EMT 101 (Basic-I) is paired with EMT 198 (Transitions) and EMT 105 (Skills) for completion in one semester. The three courses are 10 units. Upon successful completion of all three courses at 80% and passing skills testing, the student will receive a Course Completion. The student who receives a Course Completion is eligible to take the National Registry test for the State of California EMT certification.

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Emergency Medical Technician 101
Emergency Medical Technician
Unit(s): 7.0
Class Hours: 96 Lecture, 48 Laboratory total. 
Prerequisite: American Heart Association CPR Healthcare Provider Card and EMT 105 with a minimum grade of C.
         Basic course for EMT. Satisfies requirements for County/State EMS Authority. 
         Prepares student to take O.C.E.M.S./ National Registry certifying exam for 
         state certification.

Emergency Medical Technician 105
Clinical EMT Skills Laboratory
Unit(s): 1.0
Class Hours: 48 Laboratory total.
Prerequisite: EMT 101
        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 101. Hours verified by instructor. Grade: Pass / No Pass 
        Only. Open Entry / Open Exit.

​Emergency Medical Technician 198
EMT Transitional Course
Unit(s): 2.0
Class Hours: 32 Lecture total.
Corequisite: EMT 101
        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 111
Recertification for EMT I-Basic
Unit(s): 2.0
Class Hours: 32 Lecture total.
Prerequisite: Valid EMT I (Basic) certificate or equivilent 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.