Emergency Medical Technician 1: Basic Training, Noncredit Certificate of Completion

The Emergency Medical Technician 1: Basic Training Certificate of Completion is designed to meet the Department of Transportation, National Registry of EMTs, and State of California requirements for certification as an EMT-Basic (Ambulance) crew member. The Basic Training certificate prepares students to care for patients in the prehospital setting.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Define the roles, responsibilities, and limitations of the Emergency Medical Technician.
  • Assess and apply emergency treatment procedures for medical, trauma, and environmental patients in the clinical setting.
  • Perform the skills and apply the concepts necessary to pass the National Registry test.

Noncredit Certificate of Completion Requirements

Required Core
EMMS 470AEmergency Medical Technician 1: Basic Training (136 Hours)0
EMMS 470BEmergency Medical Technician 1: Basic Training Application (68 Hours)0
Total Hours204
Total Units0

Please refer to the graduation requirements section of the Catalog for information about degree and certificate requirements including Reading and Writing, Mathematics, Information Competency, and General Education requirements.  

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