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Coastline Regional Occupational Program (ROP)

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

APPROVED FOR UC/CSU

The following ROP course meets the UC/CSU Preparatory Elective “G” requirement. To meet UC/CSU admission requirement (“G” credit), students must complete a full year (two semesters) of the class and earn a grade of 70% or better.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Learn about a career as an ambulance attendant or emergency room technician. EMT certification increases opportunities to obtain a position as a lifeguard, firefi ghter, search and rescue team member or ski patrol team.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Health occupations classes include the study of reproductive and other systems and require practicing procedures on other students and/or patients, both male and female, of differing ages. Participation in these activities is required for a certificate of completion and continuation in the career pathway. Additionally, these classes may require heavy lifting and bending. Lastly, some programs require the submission of personal information, such as DOB and social security numbers, with state agencies and/or clinical internship partners due to licensing and security clearance requirements.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Public Services classes are designed to give students both the theory and hands-on experience in the skills and knowledge required in these fields. Classroom instruction may include real depictions of graphic or violent content. Some topics in the Administration of Justice and Crime Scene Investigation classes may be sensitive to high school students. Lastly, some programs require the submission of personal information, such as DOB and social security numbers, with state agencies and/or clinical internship partners due to licensing and security clearance requirements.

Certification: FEMA Incident Command System 100, 200, 700 and 800 Eligible to take the National Registry EMT-Basic certification exam upon successful completion of course. Successful completion includes all of the following:

    1. 80% or better overall grade,
    2. 80% or better on the final exam,
    3. 80% or better on the skills final,
    4. Completion of 24 clinical hours,
    5. On time completion of the FEMA Incident Command System 100, 200, 700 and 800 online modules.

Prerequisites: Must be a high school senior. High school students must have completed Coastline ROP’s Emergency Medical Responder course with a grade of 80% or better. Students must bring a copy of current American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers card to first class meeting.

Required Materials: Blue pants and white shirt.

Required Hours: Students must complete 24 clinical hours, dates and times to be determined.

COVID-19 NOTICE: Students participating in Coastline ROP internship classes must adhere to the policies and procedures of their assigned site. This may include being vaccinated and boosted for COVID-19, and weekly testing.

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

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