CCL Emergency Medical Technology Comprehensive
Academic Plan Code
MCCCD Program Detail
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 EMT/FSC104AB or program director-approved rotation.
The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Emergency Medical Technology Comprehensive curriculum provides the student with the necessary knowledge and skills in accordance with the National EMS Scope of Practice published by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Arizona Department of Health Services. This certificate provides students with the expanded knowledge and skills for pre-hospital settings. Successful completion of the curriculum and upon licensure, the candidate can seek employment with ambulance service companies, first responder agencies, fire departments, and hospitals as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). Emphasis is on the fundamental principles and skills required to provide emergency medical care for the ill or injured. The primary focus of an EMT is to respond to, assess and triage emergent, urgent, and non-urgent requests for medical care, apply basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care and medical transportation to/from an emergency or health care facility.
What You’ll Learn
This program will help you gain the expertise needed to:
- Demonstrate the administration of CPR and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) on adults and children using methods that meet current BLS standards.
- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of medical, legal and ethical roles and scope of practice of an Emergency Medical Technician.
- Apply effective oral, written, and visual communication skills to manage an emergency response.
- Apply current technology to specific tasks related to an emergency medical services.
- Collaborate with various populations in public safety systems.
- Demonstrate critical thinking through written, oral, and visual formats in various environments to manage diverse situations specific to an emergency response.
- Demonstrate patient advocacy with respect to cultural and individual differences.
- Demonstrate awareness of procedures to ensure patient, public, personnel, and personal safety.
|Course #||Course Title||Credits|
|Students who have current validation in Basic Life Support (BLS) are required to receive credit by evaluation.|
|EMT101||Basic Life Support/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for Health Care Providers (0.5) OR|
|Current validation in Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider/Professional Rescuer (0) AND|
|Credit By Evaluation (0.5) 0.5|
|EMT/FSC104AB||Applied Practical Studies for Emergency Medical Technology||0.5|
|EMT104||Emergency Medical Technology||10|
|EMT104LL||Emergency Medical Technology Practicum||2|
|Course #||Course Title||Credits|
|AJS/EMT/FSC/SWU258||Victimology and Crisis Management||3|
|BIO160||Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology||4|
|HCC145||Medical Terminology for Health Care Professionals||3|
|PME190||Introduction to ECG Rhythm Analysis and Interpretation for EMS Professionals||3|
|PME191||Introduction to Pharmacology for EMS Professionals||3|
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All information is administered by the Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation at Maricopa County Community College District and 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.
View MCCCD's program website for the Certificate of Completion in Emergency Medical Technology Comprehensive (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=144084).