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EMT Program


Santa Cruz, CA


The purpose of this ten week Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course is to provide students with an academic and working knowledge to become state certified and to provide basic life support patient care. It provides the basic concepts of emergency care which are needed to function as an EMT. This class will be helpful for other healthcare fields and is a prerequisite for the Paramedic course.


The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) provides basic life support care to critically ill or injured patients. EMTs work directly with another EMTs to provide this level of care and in conjunction with a paramedic to provide advanced life support. EMTs learn to manage an airway using artificial devices, assess the severity of illness or injury, manage wounds and bleeding, immobilize fractures, perform CPR, utilized an automated defibrillator and a host of other procedures. Recent curriculum changes at the national and state level allow EMTs to assist with the administration of some medications.


EMTs are entry-level EMS providers. They are essential in the EMS chain of survival. Additionally, one must become a certified EMT before entering the paramedic program.


Academic and Class Highlights
 
The EMT student will be provided an excellent education! This course will follow guidelines established by the California Board of EMS and the US Department of Transportation. This is a ten or eight week course where students complete classroom, laboratory, and EMS internship sessions. A total of 24 hours of EMS internship time is required (acquired outside of class time, included in the program ), and proof of immunizations must be on file prior to first day of class. Real patient contact is provided during the class.

Financing Available

Call us at 831.426.9111 for more details

This 24-hour EMT Continued Education Course is a review of the latest CAPCE-approved skills and knowledge covered in the EMT-Basic course. 

Tuesdays & Thursdays: 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm 

Sundays: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

Mondays & Wednesdays: 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm 

Saturdays: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

Mondays & Wednesdays: 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm 

Saturdays: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

Winter 2018 Session B

Call now to register: 831.426.9111

Winter 2018 Session A

Fall 2017 Session A

Fall 2017 Session B

Tuesdays & Thursdays: 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm 

Sundays: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

EMT Program Description

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EMT Training