Merced College Emergency Medical Technician Courses

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The courses are designed to prepare students for employment as an Emergency Medical Technician working for various EMS agencies, such as ambulance services, fire and hospital emergency departments. Students who complete the program in a satisfactory manner are qualified to take the required examination in order to apply for an Emergency Medical Technician I certificate.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

EMER-50A Emergency Medical Technician 1 (previously ALLH-50 & EMER-50)

photo of EMTThis is the first of two modules designed to teach basic emergency medical procedures and responsibilities, including stabilization of the sick and injured for transportation to medical facilities, care during transport, communication with base-hospital personnel, and transfer of the injured to the base-hospital emergency room. This course meets the requirements of Title 22, Division of California Administrative Code. Students successfully completing EMER-50A and EMER-50B are eligible to take the EMT 1 certifying exam from the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians.

 

EMER-50B Emergency Medical Technician 1, Ambulance (previously ALLH-51 & EMER-51)

Photo of paramedic This is the second of two modules designed to teach basic emergency medical procedures and responsibilities, including stabilization of the sick and injured for transportation to medical facilities, care during transport, communication with base-hospital personnel, and transfer of the injured to the base-hospital emergency room. This course meets the requirements of Title 22, Division of California Administrative Code. Students successfully completing EMER-50A and EMER-50B are eligible to take the EMT 1 certifying exam from the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians.