EMT Program Fall 2016
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.
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Health Science 045 is no longer be offered.
Health Science 046 - Emergency Medical Responder is offered during Fall 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. 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 (blood tests), immunizations, tetanus shot, TB tests 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 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.
All students are required to obtain an American Heart Association Healthcare Provider card. (CPR). We do not accept any other cards. We do not accept online cards.
Fire and LIfe Safety card ( Healthcare Fire Safety)- All EMT 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.The dates for Fall include August 27th, September 9th, Sept 17th and Sept 23rd. There are additional classes scheduled later in the semester however, these classes will not meet the Fall EMT class deadline. 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. Dates and times for the Healthcare Fire Safety classes will be posted shortly on the Community Education webpages. http://www.canyons.edu/Offices/CommunityEducation/Pages/Healthcare-Fire-Safety.aspx
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.