Fall 2010 Class Schedule (FLC)



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EMT 100    Basic Emergency Medical Care    6 Units

Prerequisite: HEED 320 with a grade of "C" or better; or equivalent current certification (BLS for the Healthcare Provider from the American Heart Association or CPR for the Professional Rescuer from the American Red Cross).
Advisory: AH 110
Enrollment Limitation: Not open to students with a current EMT - Basic certificate.
Hours: 72 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course provides basic and level one instruction for an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). Topics include skills necessary to provide emergency medical care at a basic life support level with a fire, ambulance, or other specialized service. This 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 (I) and is approved by both the Sacramento County and El Dorado County Health Departments, Division of Emergency Medical Services, which are the certifying agencies for Sacramento Regions. This certification is mandatory for all personnel who wish to pursue a career working on an ambulance. EMT (I) certification is also a pre-employment 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 or in an emergency department of a hospital. Students will be required to complete background checks, purchase uniforms, verify immunizations, TB clearance and other requirements for the clinical component of this course. 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. It is recommended that students purchase a blood pressure cuff and stethoscope.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Miser              El Dorado EDC A105       22536 
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Th        06:00PM-06:50PM LEC J.Swanson            El Dorado EDC A105       22536 Textbook
F         06:00PM-09:40PM LAB J.Swanson            El Dorado EDC A105         
T         09:15PM-10:05PM LAB J.Miser              El Dorado EDC A105         
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB J.Swanson            El Dorado EDC A105         
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Swanson            El Dorado TBA              
In addition to the class times listed above, this class will meet on five Fridays, 600PM - 940PM, at EDC A105. The five dates are October 29, November 5 and 19, and December 3 and 10. Additionally, students must fulfill 16 hours of experience in a local hospital's Emergency Room and/or Ambulance time to fulfill class requirements, as required by El Dorado County EMSA and NHTSA guidelines.


EMT 102    Emergency Medical Care Refresher    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: Current certification as an Emergency Medical Technician (I) or Basic.
Hours: 23 hours LEC ; 12 hours LAB
Description: This course provides continuing education and skills verification modules for current Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) certified at the Basic Life Support (BLS) level. It satisfies most of the refresher requirements of local, state and national Emergency Medical Services (EMS) certifying organizations. EMS related topics include airway management and ventilation, cardiac care and resuscitation, patient assessment, injury management, legal and ethical issues, vital signs monitoring and assisting with medication administration. This course is designed for currently California State certified EMT - Basic(I) and meets all state requirements for EMT (I) recertification by Sacramento Emergency Medical Services Agency. BLS (CPR) cards are not issued upon completion of this course. Students that have expired EMT (I) certification should contact the instructor prior to signing up for EMT 102. This course does not provide preparation for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) entry or recertification exam. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 02-Oct 16
Sa        08:00AM-04:20PM LEC B.Veerkamp           El Dorado EDC A105       22532 
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Sa        08:00AM-04:20PM LEC E.Peterson           El Dorado EDC A105       22532 Textbook
Th        TBA             LAB B.Veerkamp           El Dorado EDC A105         

Fall 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: November 23, 2010