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Course Description

  • 98% First time Pass Rate on the NREMT Written Exam
  • New, state-of-the-art skills lab
  • SmartMan Technology to define quality in a clear, objective, and scientific way
  • Blended online and in-person instruction

Program Description
This program is designed to give the student the skills and knowledge to function as a working Emergency Medical Technician at the basic level. The program is intended for those who want to gain employment as a firefighter, emergency care technician at a hospital, and Ambulance driver or attendant. It is also for those individuals who are planning on attempting to obtain a higher level of medical training such as RN, PA, or MD as an enhancement for the competitive application process for those professions. The course fulfills Title 22 Guidelines and State Health and Safety Code for EMT -B certification. Successful course completion required to take the National Registry of EMTs exam which is required for certification in any California county.

The course features classroom lectures and extensive hands-on training including:

  • Emergency patient care
  • Basic human anatomy and physiology needed to perform a patient assessment
  • Recognition of a patient in cardiac arrest
  • CPR using an AED
  • Identifying and managing OB-GYN emergencies
  • Triage and transportation of patients in major disasters

Schedules
This 178-hour course will be offered on weekday evenings and selected Saturdays over 20 weeks (two 10-week quarters) or summer intensive over 10 weeks. 
Current EMT Course Section Schedules

 

EMT CPR Requirement
Per the California Code of Regulations Title 22, EMT students must complete a CPR training equivalent to the current American Heart Association’s Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care at the Healthcare Provider level. 

A qualifying course must:

  • Provide training in “Basic Life Support/BLS”, or be designed "for Healthcare Professionals” or "Professional Rescuers"
  • Include care for adults, children, and infants
  • Be valid through the end of the EMT course
  • Be completed BEFORE the start of the EMT course 

Important: "Heart Saver" CPR Certification is NOT acceptable as these courses are designed for laypersons and not healthcare professionals.
Acceptable Local CPR Training

What to Expect from the EMT Course 

Covid-19 Response

EMT FAQs

Certification Disclosure:
The EMT XLRN 815.EMT, Emergency Medical Technician-Basic Certification Course does not result in EMT Certification or Certificate issuance. Pursuant to the 
CA Code of Regulations, Title 22, successful completion of this course permits one to sit for both the psycho-motor and written EMT certification exams given by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT). Students successfully completing both of these exams will be issued EMT certification by the NREMT. After receipt of NREMT certification, the student may apply for State EMT Certification in any state.

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Type
Online
Days
M, W
Time
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Dates
Jul 19, 2021 to Sep 22, 2021
Campus
Web-based Instruction
Type
Class
Days
Su
Time
9:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Jul 25, 2021
Campus
UCSB Campus
Building
Kerr Hall
Type
Class
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Jul 31, 2021
Campus
UCSB Campus
Building
Kerr Hall
Type
Class
Days
Su
Time
9:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Aug 01, 2021
Campus
UCSB Campus
Building
Kerr Hall
Type
Class
Days
Su
Time
9:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Aug 08, 2021 to Aug 29, 2021
Campus
UCSB Campus
Building
Kerr Hall
Type
Class
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Sep 11, 2021 to Sep 25, 2021
Campus
UCSB Campus
Building
Kerr Hall
Type
Class
Days
Su
Time
9:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Sep 12, 2021
Campus
UCSB Campus
Building
Kerr Hall
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
170.0
Location
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $1,900.00
Section Notes
Summer Intensive

How to Access Your Online Course:

 

One business day after enrollment but no sooner than 2 weeks before the beginning of the course, you will receive an email with detailed instructions on how to access your online course. You don’t need to take any action until you receive that email. Please note that you will not be able to access your online course until all the steps highlighted in that email are complete.
 


Required Textbook(s):
To be shared at first class.
 

No refunds after 7/18/21

 

Intensive Course Schedule

Mondays and Wednesday, 6:30-9:30, July 19 – Sept 22 (Online) 
Saturdays, 9am - 5pm (7/31, 8/21, 9/4, 9/11, 9/18, 9/25) (Outside Kerr Hall)
Sundays, 9am - 5pm (7/25, 8/8, 8/15, 8/29) (Outside Kerr Hall)