EMT 139 – 2.00 units – Introduction to Emergency Medical Services. EMT 139 introduces the fundamental structure of the EMS system, hazards of the EMS environment including Epidemiology of common communicable diseases, the well being of the EMT, and Medical Legal aspects of the EMS system including documentation and communication requirements. Successful completion of the class includes certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR for Healthcare Providers from the American Heart Association (AHA).
EMT 139 is a prerequisite to EMT 140 and may not be taken concurrently.
Recommended preparation: BIOL 115 and ENGL 120 or ESL 151.
Note: Skills expected: Rdg 5 Wrtg 5 Lstng/Spkg 5 Math 1
EMT 140 – 6.50 – Emergency Medical Technician Basic. EMT 140 is an intensive program designed to prepare students for certification and entry-level employment as an Emergency Medical Technician-Basic (EMT-B) in the state of California. After successful completion of EMT 139 and EMT 140, a record of completion is issued. The record of completion is required for national and local certifying bodies prior to seeking employment.