This Emergency Medical Technician program prepares the entry level EMT to safely stabilize and transport patients to a place of medical care.Please contact the Student Success Team for this program if you have any questions.
|FTEC 121 - Emergency ResponseM||3.0|
FTEC 121 - Emergency Response (3.0 units)
Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
This course is intended for students that seek a better understanding of the role and responsibilities of a first responder. This class also meets the State of California Title 22 requirements pertinent to CPR, First Aid and AED (automatic external defibrillation) training as it relates to the EMT (Emergency Medical Technician). This course will also certify the student in CPR for the healthcare professional.
|Total Semester Units:||3.0|
|EMT 093 - Emergency Medical TechnicianM||8.0|
EMT 093 - Emergency Medical Technician (8.0 units)
Prerequisite: FTEC 121
This course is designed to certify students as California State Emergency Medical Technicians and gain employment as an ambulance driver or ambulance attendant. After successful completion of this course, students will be authorized to take the National Registry EMT examinations and then request certification as an EMT through the Los Angeles County Department of Health or other local EMS accrediting agencies. Topics discussed include pre-hospital care terminology, cardiovascular emergencies, pre-hospital childbirth, communicable disease, extrication tools and equipment, automatic external defibrillation and an understanding of the Emergency Medical System. Students must pass a background check and EMT medical physical with a 10-panel drug screen.
|Total Semester Units:||8.0|
|Total Units for Emergency Medical Technician COSP program||11.0|
|M||Major course; course may also meet a general education requirement|
Students will apply concepts related to the entire spectrum of EMS care including: airway, ventilation, oxygenation, trauma; cardiology, medical, and EMS operations.
Students will competently perform patient assessment (medical and trauma) psychomotor skills.
Students will competently perform upper airway adjuncts and suctioning psychomotor skills.
Students will competently perform oxygen and bag- valve-mask (apneic patient) psychomotor skills.
Students will competently perform cardiac arrest management and AED psychomotor skills.
Students will competently perform bleeding control and shock psychomotor skills.
Students will competently perform spinal immobilization psychomotor skills.
Students will competently perform fracture and dislocation immobilization psychomotor skills.
Students will competently perform pre-hospital childbirth psychomotor skills.
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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.
Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601
Phone: (562) 692-0921