EMT Program Fall 2018

PLEASE NOTE: THE FALL 2018 EMT CLASS IS CURRENTLY UNDERGOING REVISION TO COMPLY WITH THE NEW EMT REGUALTIONS. THIS WILL INCLUDE AN INCREASE IN HOURS AND UNITS. PLEASE WATCH THE COLLEGE SCHEDULE FOR UPDATES. 
 
 
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.
 
Health Science 046 - Emergency Medical Responder is offered during Winter, Spring, Summer & 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): This course is being revised to meet new EMT regs and will require an increase in hours and units. Please watch the college schedule for updates. 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. (Healthcare Fire Safety card is available through the COC Community Education Department.
Additional information may be found throughout the EMT website.
College of the Canyons EMT Program is approved by Los Angeles County EMS Agency, State of California and the National Registry of EMT’s.