EMS 020 Emergency Medical Technician
This course is designed to instruct the student to a level of an emergency medical technician that serves as a vital link in the chain of a health care team. This includes all skills necessary to provide emergency medical care at a basic life support level with an ambulance service or other specialized services. Stresses hands-on emergency medical skills proficiency needed to enhance the Emergency Medical Services as part of a team of professionals. Must be 18 years of age at the time of registration.
Associate Degree Applicable
Prerequisites: 18 years of age at the time of registration. Completion of ENGL 010 or eligibility for ENGL 101 as determined through the Crafton Hills College assessment process.
Corequisites: EMS 021, EMS 022, EMS 023
Lecture: Minimum 64 hours per semester
Laboratory: Minimum 64 hours per semester
Clinic: Minimum 24 hours per semester
Field: Minimum 24 hours per semester
Departmental Recommendation: Good dexterity, coordination, abilities to work in confined spaces, on the ground and in an unstable unpredictable environment