Certificate of Completion in Emergency Medical Technology Comprehensive

Certificate Information

Academic Plan

CCL Emergency Medical Technology Comprehensive

Academic Plan Code




MCCCD Program Detail


Field of Interest

Field of Interest: Health Sciences


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:

  1. Demonstrate the administration of CPR and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) on adults and children using methods that meet current BLS standards.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of medical, legal and ethical roles and scope of practice of an Emergency Medical Technician.
  3. Apply effective oral, written, and visual communication skills to manage an emergency response.
  4. Apply current technology to specific tasks related to an emergency medical services.
  5. Collaborate with various populations in public safety systems.
  6. Demonstrate critical thinking through written, oral, and visual formats in various environments to manage diverse situations specific to an emergency response.
  7. Demonstrate patient advocacy with respect to cultural and individual differences.
  8. Demonstrate awareness of procedures to ensure patient, public, personnel, and personal safety.

Required Courses

Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
Students who have current validation in Basic Life Support (BLS) are required to receive credit by evaluation.
EMT101Basic 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/FSC104ABApplied Practical Studies for Emergency Medical Technology0.5
EMT104Emergency Medical Technology10
EMT104LLEmergency Medical Technology Practicum2

Restricted Electives

Restricted Electives
Course #Course TitleCredits
AJS/EMT/FSC/SWU258Victimology and Crisis Management3
BIO160Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology4
HCC145Medical Terminology for Health Care Professionals3
PME190Introduction to ECG Rhythm Analysis and Interpretation for EMS Professionals3
PME191Introduction to Pharmacology for EMS Professionals3

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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).

Major: 5058
First Term: 2020 Fall
Final Term: Current
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 16-17
CIPS code: 51.0904
SOC codes: 29-2041.00
Initiating College:
Program Availability: - CG GC MC PC PV
Occupational Area: Health Science
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