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