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LANSING COMMUNITY COLLEGE

 

CURRICULUM GUIDE

 

Basic Emergency Medical Tech

Certificate of Completion

 

Curriculum Code: 1018  (Effective Fall 2004 - Summer 2009)

 

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

 

 

                 

 

 



 
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