Certificate of Completion in Emergency Medical Technology

Certificate Information

Academic Plan

CCL Emergency Medical Technology

Academic Plan Code




MCCCD Program Detail


Field of Interest

Field of Interest: Health Sciences


This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.
EMT104 requires students to complete additional hours in a competency-based clinical, vehicular, and/or scenario based experience. Depending on the college, this may be completed through EMT104AB or program director-approved rotation.

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.

Admission Criteria


What You’ll Learn

This program will help you gain the expertise needed to:

  1. Demonstrate the administration of CPR and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) on adults and children using methods that meet current BLS standards.
  2. Describe the role and scope of duties of the Emergency Medical Technician.
  3. Describe the medical/legal aspects of Emergency Medical Technology.
  4. Perform a Primary Survey of a patient.
  5. Perform a Secondary Survey, including vital signs.
  6. 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.
  7. Identify and care for a patient with cardiopulmonary arrest.
  8. Use mechanical aids to aid breathing and circulation.
  9. Identify and treat a patient in shock, including use of the medical anti shock trouser (MAST) suit.
  10. Identify and treat soft tissue injuries including bleeding, wounds, injuries to the eyes, ears, nose, face, and genitalia.
  11. Stabilize and splint muscular skeletal injuries.
  12. Identify and treat injuries to the head and neck.
  13. Identify and treat injuries to the abdomen and chest.
  14. Identify and treat a patient with a toxicological emergency.
  15. Identify and treat behavioral emergencies.
  16. Identify and treat environmental emergencies including exposure to extremes in environment: heat, cold, drowning, and burns.
  17. Identify and treat diabetic emergencies.
  18. Identify and treat obstetrical emergencies.
  19. Perform techniques used in lifting, moving, positioning, or extricating patients to minimize discomfort and prevent additional injury.
  20. Perform one- or two-person cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for adult, pediatric, and neonate victims according to the standards of the American Heart Association.

Program Prerequisites

Program prerequisites
Course #Course TitleCredits

Required Courses

Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
EMT101Basic Life Support/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for Health Care Providers (0.50)
Current validation in Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider/Professional Rescuer (0) OR
Permission of Program Director(0) 0-0.50
EMT/FSC104Emergency Medical Technology (9) AND
EMT/FSC104ABApplied Practical Studies for Emergency Medical Technology (0.5)
EMT/FSC104Emergency Medical Technology (9) 9-9.5

Restricted Electives

Restricted Electives
Course #Course TitleCredits

Free Electives

Free Electives
Course #Course TitleCredits

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Major: 5643N
First Term: 2019 Fall
Final Term: 2020 Summer
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 9-10
CIPS code: 51.0904
SOC codes: 29-2041.00
Initiating College:
Program Availability: - CG, GC, MC, PV, PC
Occupational Area: Health Science
Instructional Council:
Last Updated: 02/25/2020