Numbers in parenthesis are credit hours/semester and actual hours/week in class.
Where special course fees are required in addition to tuition, they are noted at the end of the individual course description. These fees are subject to change without prior notice.
Prerequisite: Must be at least 18 years old with a high school diploma or equivalent to take the licensing exam, and have English 098 and Reading 082 or equivalency COMPASS exams. Students must also be certified in CPR and hold a current card throughout the entire program.
Course provides pre-hospital emergency care under medical appropriate emergency vehicle, training in emergency care skills, including management of bleeding, fractures, airway obstruction, cardiac arrest and emergency childbirth. Students will also complete clinical rotation hours in the field. Completion of this course with a grade of B or better qualifies students to sit for the state or national exam.
Prerequisite: EMT 215 or consent of coordinator
This class is a review and update of concepts learned in basic emergency rescue technician (EMT) courses. Students will have an opportunity to identify and correct weaknesses in theory and practice as well as discuss field experiences.
For questions regarding the Emergency Medical Technician Program, contact the Health Professions Office at (708) 596-2000, ext. 2204 or visit Room 4457 - Main Campus. To make an appointment with the Health Professions Career Advisor, Kathryn Melin-Eberhardt, please contact the Counseling Department at (708) 596-2000, ext. 2306.