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Non-Credit: Emergency Medical Technology 2020-2021

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The program requirements have been updated effective spring quarter 2021. If you have any questions, please meet with a Foothill counselor.

The Certificate of Completion in Emergency Medical Technology provides practical skills and knowledge for entry-level students interested in a career as an EMT. It prepares students to respond and provide life saving care to emergent and non-emergent incidents that involve victims of illness or injury. Students also learn to provide non-emergent patient care and inter-facility transportation. Upon successful completion of this certificate, the student will be eligible to take the National Registry EMT written exam for national certification.

Program Learning Outcomes:

-The student will be able to perform as a competent, entry level EMT in accordance with Title 22, providing life saving care during emergent and non-emergent incidents that involve victims of illness or injury.
-The student will be eligible to take the National Registry EMT written exam for national certification.

Units Required

  • Certificate(s): 312 hours
CC = Certificate of Completion.

Certificate Requirements

Emergency Medical Technology Certificate of Completion (312 hours)

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EMS 400 Emergency Medical Response Noncredit (96 hours)
EMS 401 Emergency Medical Technician: Basic Part A Noncredit (96 hours)
EMS 402 Emergency Medical Technician: Basic Part B Noncredit (120 hours)


Control Information:
2020-2021 | Status: Approved | Modified: 2021-03-05 10:42:15 | Dept Code: EMS

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