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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 1302N
Effective Term: 2021 Fall 1   

Award: CCT
Total Clock Hours: 300
CIP Code: 51.0904
Initiating College: Gateway Community College
SOC Code: Upon completion of this program, students may pursue a career as:
29-2041.00 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
33-2011.01 Municipal Firefighters




Description: This program prepares students for the Fire Academy. Upon successful completion of the program, students will be eligible to sit for the EMT national certification examination and the Arizona certification examination for Hazardous Materials First Responder Operation which meets the requirements of the Arizona Center for Fire Service Excellence. The program provides an introduction to the fire service, wellness and fitness, emergency medical care, and hazardous materials. Courses included in this program apply to an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) and a Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Fire Science offered by Glendale Community College, Mesa Community College, Phoenix College, and Paradise Valley Community College.

This program prepares students for the Fire Academy. Upon successful completion of the program, students will be eligible to sit for the EMT national certification examination and the Arizona certification examination for Hazardous Materials First Responder Operation which meets the requirements of the Arizona Center for Fire Service Excellence. The program provides an introduction to the fire service, wellness and fitness, emergency medical care, and hazardous materials. Courses included in this program apply to an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) and a Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Fire Science offered by Glendale Community College, Mesa Community College, Phoenix College, and Paradise Valley Community College.



Required Courses
+ EMC108 Emergency Medical Services and Fire Preparatory Academy 300
Clock Hours: 300

Learning Outcomes
1. Demonstrate the administration of CPR and automated external defibrillator (AED) on adults and children using methods that meet current BLS standards. (EMC108)
2. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of medical, legal, and ethical roles and scope of practice of an emergency medical technician. (EMC108)
3. Apply effective oral, written, and visual communication skills to manage an emergency response. (EMC108)
4. Apply current technology to specific tasks related to emergency medical services. (EMC108)
5. Collaborate with various populations in public safety systems. (EMC108)
6. Demonstrate critical thinking through written, oral, and visual formats in various environments to manage diverse situations specific to an emergency response. (EMC108)
7. Demonstrate patient advocacy with respect to cultural and individual differences. (EMC108)
8. Demonstrate awareness of procedures to ensure patient, public, personnel, and personal safety. (EMC108)
9. Demonstrate the knowledge of the professional and organizational structures, processes, and policies that guide fire departments. (EMC108)
10. Demonstrate physical tasks, proper tool selection, and knowledge of operating procedures in accordance with the standards of the profession. (EMC108)
11. Mitigate hazards to health and safety by assessing, planning and responding to emergency situations. (EMC108)
12. Practice industry accepted professional and ethical behavior related to fire service. (EMC108)
13. Collaborate effectively with members of a team to achieve goals. (EMC108)
14. Communicate efficiently and effectively with members of diverse populations in a culturally responsive manner. (EMC108)
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
++ indicates that any suffixed course may be selected.
Clock Curriculum Committee Approval Date: 5-12-2021

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.





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