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.
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Health Science 046 - Emergency Medical Responder is offered during Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall sessions. 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 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
(Healthcare Fire Safety), physical, titers (blood tests), immunizations,
tetanus shot, TB tests, drug testing and uniform. (physical form is
found in the EMT packet) Our uniform includes –polo 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. Students are also required to purchase a
safety vest – available in the COC Barnes & Noble Bookstore. (The
vest is a Federal regulation) There is an 8-12 hour ride along and two 8
hour ER clinical shifts that must be accomplished outside of class
time. Drug test, AHA CPR card & Healthcare Fire Safety card will be required of all students. The Healthcare Fire Safety card is availble through the College of the Canyons Community Education Department. Please check those webpages.
Additional information may be found throughout the EMT website.
of the Canyons EMT Program is approved by Los Angeles County EMS
Agency, State of California and the National Registry of EMT’s.