LANSING COMMUNITY COLLEGE

                               CURRICULUM GUIDE

Basic Emergency Medical Tech
Certificate of Completion

Curriculum Code: 1018  (Effective Fall 2003 - Summer 2008)

Basic Emergency Medical Technicians are members of the health care team in the
pre-hospital emergency care setting. EMT personnel staff ambulances and are also
employed in hospitals, industry, and other public service agencies. They are
expected to respond rapidly and effectively to many forms of trauma and medical
emergencies and work in close contact with emergency physicians. The job is often
fast-paced and always challenging. State licensing is required. Basic EMT courses
are approved by the Michigan Department of Consumer and Industry Services. An EMT
Academy option is available to students.

PREREQUISITES
Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course
prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section for
skills assessment and advising information.

INFORMATION
Contact the Health and Human Service Careers Department Office, Gannon Vocational
Technical Center, Room 1750, telephone number (517) 483-1410.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 14 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
EMTA 101    Basic EMT I                                                      4
EMTA 102    Basic EMT II                                                     2
EMTA 103    Basic EMT III                                                    4
EMTA 104    Basic EMT IV                                                     2
EMTA 112    Basic EMT Clinical                                               2

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   14

NOTES:
1.    Attendance is required at all course sessions to be eligible for the
      National Registry Exam process.
2.    To be eligible to receive the Basic Emergency Medical Technician
      Certificate of Completion, all courses in this curriculum must be
      completed with a 3.0 grade or better.
3.    BIOL 201 and BIOL 202 are recommended for students planning to pursue the
      Emergency Medical Services Certificate of Achievement and/or Associate
      Degree as well as the Paramedic Certificate of Achievement.

SUGGESTED COURSE SEQUENCE

Option 1 - EMT Academy
This option allows students to complete all courses in one semester and is
offered in the morning during fall semester and again during spring semester. 
Students must complete EMTA 101 and EMTA 102 with a 3.0 minimum grade to continue
in the sequence.

EMTA 101 - First 8 weeks of semester
EMTA 102 - First 8 weeks of semester
EMTA 103 - Second 8 weeks of semester
EMTA 104 - Second 8 weeks of semester
EMTA 112 - Second 8 weeks of semester

Option 2
This option allows students to take all courses in the evening. This sequence
takes two semesters to complete and begins only in the fall. Students must
complete EMTA 101 and EMTA 102 with a 3.0 minimum grade to continue in the
sequence.

I (Fall)          II (Spring)
EMTA 101          EMTA 103
EMTA 102          EMTA 104
                  EMTA 112