Spring 2016 Class Schedule (CRC)



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EMT 100    Emergency Medical Technician    7 Units

Prerequisite: HEED 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR equivalent CPR certification (BLS for the Healthcare Provider from the American Heart Association or CPR for the Professional Rescuer from the American Red Cross) All cards must be current.
Advisory: AH 110 and BIOL 102
Enrollment Limitation: Not open to students with a current EMT - Basic certificate.
Hours: 81 hours LEC ; 135 hours LAB
Description: This course provides instruction to the level of Emergency Medical Technician (Previously called EMT Basic or EMT-I). This course has additional financial costs that are required for clinical components. Topics include skills necessary to provide emergency medical care at a basic life support level with a fire, ambulance, or other specialized service. Cosumnes River Collegeās Emergency Medical Technology 100 course is the primary step to provide the student with the skills and knowledge to apply for certification as an Emergency Medical Technician and is approved by the Sacramento County Health Department, Division of Emergency Medical Services, which is the certifying agency for Sacramento County by the State of California. This certification is mandatory for all personnel who wish to pursue a career working on an ambulance. EMT certification is also a preemployment requirement for most paid fire departments. Together with varying levels of actual on-the-job experience, it is required for admission to paramedic training programs throughout the state and country. EMT students will gain actual clinical experience by spending time off-campus in operating ambulance units and in emergency departments of hospitals. Students will be required to complete background checks/drug screens, and have uniforms, and liability insurance, verify immunizations, TB clearance and other requirements for the clinical component of this course. The course requires students to work on an ambulance in the clinical component. Students may not have a beard or any facial hair below the lip to be compliant with OSHA regulations. This course is conducted in compliance with the California Code of Regulations. A final grade "B" or better is required for a course completion certification in this course. This is an intensive medical class that students should possess a strong background in anatomy and physiology as well as medical terminology. Students that do not possess both generally do not succeed in the course. It is STRONGLY recommended that students take a basic anatomy and physiology class as well as a medical terminology class prior to attempting this class. See Advisory. The EMT class has additional non-mandatory hours for quiz reviews and skills practice that students are strongly encouraged to attend.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
T         12:00PM-04:35PM LEC M.McHugh             CRC MAIN T 115           14155 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB M.McHugh             Off Campus CLIN            
Th        12:00PM-04:35PM LAB M.McHugh             CRC MAIN T 115             
Time includes 45 hours TBA at an off-campus clinical location.
Students will be required to complete background checks, drug screens, TB clearance, verify immunizations, purchase student liability insurance and uniforms, and other requirements. Contact Professor Matthew McHugh (916) 691-7906 for additional information.

T         05:00PM-09:35PM LEC M.McHugh             CRC MAIN T 115           14156 Textbook
Th        05:00PM-09:35PM LAB M.McHugh             CRC MAIN T 115             
TBA       TBA             LAB M.McHugh             Off Campus CLIN            
Time includes 45 hours TBA at an off-campus clinical location.
Students will be required to complete background checks, drug screens, TB clearance, verify immunizations, purchase student liability insurance and uniforms, and other requirements. Contact Professor Matthew McHugh (916) 691-7906 for additional information.

Spring 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: July 5, 2016