Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5643
First Term: 2012 Summer I   
Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 9
CIP Code: 51.0904

Occupational Area: Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security
Instructional Council: Emergency Medical Technology/Fire Science Technology (54)
GPA: 2.50
SOC Code:

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Emergency Medical Technology program includes techniques of emergency care, stabilization, and immobilization of victims of illness and injury. Recognition and documentation of signs and symptoms of illness and injury, intervention, and evaluation of the intervention, techniques for assessment, administration of oxygen, use of specific immobilization devices, and preparation for transportation are other areas of the program. This program is a prerequisite to other emergency response programs.

Required Courses
+ EMT/FSC104 Emergency Medical Technology 9
Credits: 9

Program Competencies
1. Describe the role and scope of duties of the Emergency Medical Technician. (EMT/FSC104)
2. Describe the medical/legal aspects of Emergency Medical Technology. (EMT/FSC104)
3. Perform a Primary Survey of a patient. (EMT/FSC104)
4. Perform a Secondary Survey, including vital signs. (EMT/FSC104)
5. Identify the Primary Survey, Secondary Survey, and vital sign findings that indicate emergency in any of the following general categories: medical, environmental, obstetrical, traumatic, surgical. (EMT/FSC104)
6. Identify and care for a patient with cardiopulmonary arrest. (EMT/FSC104)
7. Use mechanical aids to aid breathing and circulation. (EMT/FSC104)
8. Identify and treat a patient in shock, including use of the MAST (medical anti shock trouser) suit. (EMT/FSC104)
9. Identify and treat soft tissue injuries including bleeding, wounds, injuries to the eyes, ears, nose, face, and genitalia. (EMT/FSC104)
10. Stabilize and splint muscular skeletal injuries. (EMT/FSC104)
11. Identify and treat injuries to the head and neck. (EMT/FSC104)
12. Identify and treat injuries to the abdomen and chest. (EMT/FSC104)
13. Identify and treat a patient with a toxicological emergency. (EMT/FSC104)
14. Identify and treat behavioral emergencies. (EMT/FSC104)
15. Identify and treat environmental emergencies including exposure to extremes in environment: heat, cold, drowning, and burns. (EMT/FSC104)
16. Identify and treat diabetic emergencies. (EMT/FSC104)
17. Identify and treat obstetrical emergencies. (EMT/FSC104)
18. Perform techniques used in lifting, moving, positioning, or extricating patients to minimize discomfort and prevent additional injury. (EMT/FSC104)
19. Perform one- or two-person cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for adult, pediatric, and neonate victims according to the standards of the American Heart Association. (EMT/FSC104)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: March 27, 2012

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.