Fall 2018 Class Schedule (EDC)

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EMT 101    Emergency Medical Technician Training    7 Units

Prerequisite: All EMT 101 students must have an American Heart Association BLS for the Health Care Provider CPR card (required under NHTSA and California Regulations) prior to the first day of class.
Advisory: AH 110; students are also advised to take an anatomy and physiology course prior to taking this course.
Enrollment Limitation: Students will be required to complete background checks/drug screens, purchase uniforms, verify immunizations, obtain Tb clearance, and fulfill other requirements as determined by site for the clinical component of this course. This course is 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). Topics include skills necessary to provide emergency medical care at a basic life support level with a fire, ambulance, or other specialized service. EMT students gain clinical experience in an ambulance and in emergency departments of hospitals. This course is recognized by both the Sacramento and El Dorado County Health Departments, Division of Emergency Medical Services, which are the certifying agencies for Sacramento and El Dorado Counties by the State of California. This certification is mandatory for all who wish to pursue a career working on an ambulance as a paramedic. EMT certification is also a pre-employment requirement for most fire departments. To be compliant with OSHA regulations, students may not have a beard or any facial hair below the lip. A final grade of "B" or better is required for a course completion certification. All students must bring a watch with seconds displayed each day to class. Students will also be required to have PPE (gloves) and other EMT equipment to participate in the clinical component. All students must purchase an EMT student T-shirt to be worn to all class sessions. Dark blue work pants will be required for the ER and ambulance experience. Students must purchase liability insurance from the college.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh06:00PM-08:05PMLECJ.SwansonEl Dorado EDC A10516389Textbook
TTh08:20PM-09:55PMLABJ.SwansonEl Dorado EDC A105
F06:00PM-09:05PMLABJ.SwansonEl Dorado EDC A105
In addition to the class times listed above, students must complete 24 hours of supervised off-campus field experience in a local hospital's Emergency Room and/or "ride along" with an ambulance service to fulfill class requirements, as required by El Dorado County EMSA and NHTSA guidelines. Specific requirements regarding these hours will be discussed in class.

Fall 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: November 5, 2018