EMT Program Spring 2015
To enroll in the EMT (Health Science 151) course, the student must apply and register through Admissions and Records. Please check the Admissions and Records webpages for additional information. It is STRONGLY recommended that the student successfully complete Health Science 046 prior to enrolling in Health Science 151.
Students will receive all college notifications through my.canyons email. Sign up for the my.canyons email address when you apply or register .
Please check the COC website for the official Spring 2015 schedule. College fees may be found in the online schedule of classes.
Health Science 045 is no longer be offered.
Health Science 046 - Emergency Medical Responder is offered during Winter Intersession and Spring semester. It is STRONGLY recommended that the student successfully complete Health Science 046 prior to enrolling in Health Science 151. Do not enroll in Health Science 046 and Health Science 151 concurrently.
Health Science 051 - American Heart Association BLS for the Healthcare Provider - Due to changes at the State Chancellor's office we will no longer offer this class.
CPR card: All students must have a current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider card (CPR). The card must not expire during the EMT class. We do not accept any other CPR cards. We do not accept online cards. Check the American Heart Association's website for classes in your area.
Health Science 151 - (EMT class): The course has been increased to 160 hours - 8 units. This is a rigorous class. Expectation of all students - a minimum of 25-30 hours of outside study per week. Our course requires a background check, fire card, physical, titers, immunizations, tetanus shot, TB tests and uniform. Our uniform includes –white uniform shirt with logo (available only through the COC Barnes & Noble Bookstore), white t-shirt, navy blue or black dickies or BDUs, black leather oxford type shoes or lace-up boots, plain belt. You are also required to purchase a safety vest – available in the COC Barnes & Noble Bookstore. (The vest is a Federal regulation) There is an 8 hour ride along and two 8 hour ER clinical shifts that must be accomplished outside of class time. This class includes the LA County 2011 Scope of Practice.
Fire and LIfe Safety card ( Healthcare Fire Safety)- All students will be required to obtain a Fire and LIfe Safety card. To assist in this, College of the Canyons has scheduled several Fire card classes through our Community Education Department. Please do not enroll in the Fire Card classes unless you have registered and paid for the EMT class. This will allow registered students the ability to obtain their mandatory Fire Card. January 24, February 20th, February 28th or March 6th are the only classes that will meet the Spring semester class deadlines! http://www.canyons.edu/Offices/CommunityEducation/Pages/Healthcare-Fire-Safety.aspx
Please review the additional information found on the rest of the EMT webpages.