Emergency Medical Technician (Accelerated) (CC)

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To earn the Certificate of Completion, students must complete the courses listed below with a grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or above in each offering.

Program Requirements
EMT  103EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (ACCELERATED) (Accelerated)12
Select one from the following:4-5
BASIC CONCEPTS OF ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY 1 (4 credits/units)
HUMAN BIOLOGY
and HUMAN BIOLOGY LAB 1 (5 credits/units)
Total Credits/Units16-17
Recommended Courses
BMED 110MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY I (strongly recommended)3
BMED 111MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY II (strongly recommended)3

Affiliation

Students who are not affiliated with an appropriate agency have 18 months after completing the program to gain affiliation and take the Washington state exam. All Emergency Medical Technician-Basics wishing to work in Washington must obtain state certification.

Program Outcomes

Program outcomes are overarching skills that are emphasized and reinforced throughout several courses in a specific program; they are measurable statements that define what students should know or be able to do by the end of a certificate or degree at Clark College. After successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Administer first aid treatment or life support care to sick or injured persons in prehospital settings.
  • Perform emergency assessment and treatment procedures, observing, recording, and reporting to the receiving facility, the patient's condition or injury.
  • Communicate effectively and professionally, using verbal, non-verbal, and written language with patients, colleagues, the public, diverse populations, and other healthcare providers.
  • Model professional behaviors and make appropriate decisions guided by ethical principles and core values.