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Coastline Regional Occupational Program (ROP)

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Prepare for a career as an ambulance attendant or emergency room technician.  EMT certification increases opportunity to obtain positions as lifeguards, fire fighters, search and rescue team members or ski patrol. Twenty-four hours of ambulance ride-a-long or ER observation will be arranged.  Upon completion, students will be eligible to take the National Registry EMT-Basic certification exam.

COURSE TOPICS

  • Orientation and evaluation
  • EMT-Role, responsibilities and equipment
  • Human systems and patient assessment
  • Cardiovascular disorders
  • Respiratory disorders
  • Shock and hemorrhage
  • Fractures and splinting
  • Head and spinal injuries
  • Major wounds
  • Medical emergencies
  • Emergency childbirth
  • Environmental injuries
  • Hazardous materials
  • Multiple victim extrication and rescue
  • Pediatric emergencies
  • Moving the sick and injured
  • Ambulance transport
  • Employment literacy
  • Personal skills related to employment
  • Interpersonal skills and group dynamics
  • Thinking and problem solving skills
  • Communication skills

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (SLO)

Upon successful completion, Coastline ROP students will:

  • Integrate Academic and Technical Skills
  • Practice Problem Solving and Critical Thinking Skills
  • Communicate and Collaborate with Diverse Audiences
  • Demonstrate Creativity and Innovation
  • Act as Responsible, Ethical Citizens
  • Develop Personal, Educational and Career Goals

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

For adult students to enroll in the Emergency Medical Technician course you must show proof of a valid American Heart Association BLS card as well as have passed the assessment test at the time of registration.

  • The BLS card MUST be obtained ONLY through the American Heart Association. If you use a 3rd party please ensure they represent American Heart Association and that the card received will be issued by the American Heart Association. We recommend scheduling your BLS training through:

  • This class requires all adults to complete and pass the Adult Pre-Entrance Assessment Test.
  • High school students must have successfully completed Emergency Medical Responder with a grade of B or better is required. Graduating Seniors see the Career Specialist on your campus.

Course Descriptions

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