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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5643N
Effective Term: 2020 Fall   

Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 13
CIP Code: 51.0904

Instructional Council: Emergency Medical Technology/Fire Science Technology (54)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: Upon completion of this certificate, students may pursue a career as
29-2041.00 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Emergency Medical Technology curriculum provides the student with the necessary knowledge and skills in accordance with the National EMS Scope of Practice published by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Arizona Department of Health Services. Successful completion of the curriculum and upon licensure, the candidate can seek employment with ambulance service companies, first responder agencies, fire departments, and hospitals as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). Emphasis is on the fundamental principles and skills required to provide emergency medical care for the ill or injured. The primary focus of an EMT is to respond to, assess and triage emergent, urgent, and non-urgent requests for medical care, apply basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care and medical transportation to/from an emergency or health care facility.

Learning Outcomes
1. Demonstrate the administration of CPR and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) on adults and children using methods that meet current BLS standards. (EMT101, EMT104, EMT104LL)
2. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of medical, legal and ethical roles and scope of practice of an Emergency Medical Technician. (EMT101, EMT104, EMT104AB, EMT104LL)
3. Apply effective oral, written, and visual communication skills to manage an emergency response. (EMT101, EMT104, EMT104LL)
4. Apply current technology to specific tasks related to emergency medical services. (EMT101, EMT104, EMT104AB, EMT104LL)
5. Collaborate with various populations in public safety systems. (EMT101, EMT104, EMT104AB, EMT104LL)
6. Demonstrate critical thinking through written, oral, and visual formats in various environments to manage diverse situations specific to an emergency response. (EMT101, EMT104, EMT104AB, EMT104LL)
7. Demonstrate patient advocacy with respect to cultural and individual differences. (EMT101, EMT104, EMT104AB, EMT104LL)
8. Demonstrate awareness of procedures to ensure patient, public, personnel, and personal safety. (EMT101, EMT104, EMT104AB, EMT104LL)
Program Notes
This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
EMT104 requires students to complete additional hours in a competency-based clinical, vehicular, and/or scenario based experience. Depending on the college, this may be completed through EMT104AB or program director-approved rotation.

Required Courses
Students who have current validation in Basic Life Support (BLS) are required to receive credit by evaluation.

EMT101 Basic Life Support/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for Health Care Providers (0.5) OR
Current validation in Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider/Professional Rescuer (0) AND
Credit By Evaluation (0.5) 0.5

+ EMT104AB Applied Practical Studies for Emergency Medical Technology 0.5
+ EMT104LL Emergency Medical Technology Practicum 2
+ EMT104 Emergency Medical Technology 10
Credits: 13

+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
++ indicates that any suffixed course may be selected.
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: October 22, 2019

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.