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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-B) Program


Class Description:

This course is designed to certify students as Emergency Medical Technicians.

After successful completion of this course, students will be authorized to take the National Registry EMT examination.

Students receive training on:

Emergency Medical Services Organization

Roles & Responsibilities of the EMT

Communicable Diseases

Pre-hospital Care Terminology

Anatomy & Physiology of the Human Body

Patient Assessment

Pre-hospital Treatment

Communications & Documentation

Prerequisite: FTEC 121 Minimum Grade of B
Advisory: ENGL 035 or ESL 198 or appropriate assessment;

       READ 023 or appropriate assessment; BIOL 125 

117 Hours Lecture
  67 Hours Lab  
  10 Hours Clinical: Emergency Room
  10 Hours Clinical:Ride-a-long.

Levels: UG
Schedule Types: Lab 21, Lecture, Lecture/Lab
Restrictions:  May not be enrolled as a High School Student

             Must be enrolled at the UG Level 

Los Angeles County Department of Health Services Approved EMT Programs