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Course Description

COVID-19

UCSB PaCE is monitoring the COVID19 Pandemic closely and working to ensure the safety of all of our students and staff. We will provide additional information on the summer programming as it become available; our intent is to continue this programming as scheduled. 

All EMT Certification Courses are now being conducted as a blended classes with online lectures and in-person skills training/assessment in order to prepare students for full EMT certification.  

Rigorous and thorough protective measures will be taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to protect the program's students, faculty, and staff. These measures will include but not limited to:

 

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 National Registry of EMTs Exam which is required for certification in any California county.

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 two 10-week quarters or a summer intensive over 9 weeks. 

Fall 2020 / Winter 2021 (XLRN 815.EMT-008)* Enrollment opens June 8, 2020

Thursdays 6:30-9:30pm (10/8/20-12/10/20 and 1/7/21-3/18/21) online via Zoom
Saturdays 9:00am-5:00pm (10/10, 10/24, 11/7, 11/21, 12/5, 1/16, 2/6, 2/20, 3/6, 3/13) Starting online and transitioning to in-person instruction on campus as soon as the Chancellor grants permission to meeting on campus.

*DATES SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE

 

EMT CPR Requirement

Per 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 is available at the following locations:

UCSB PaCE - UCSB Campus

American Red Cross - 2707 State St, Santa Barbara

Code 3 Life Support Education - 320 S Kellogg Ave, Ste e3, Goleta

Safety Matters Certified Training - 4141 State St, Santa Barbara 

Glenda Mahon - EMT, Training Center Coordinator OVCH - (805) 340-6333 or ojaicpr@aol.com

 

Additional Course Costs

In addition to course tuition, there are other required expenses necessary to successfully complete the EMT Certification Course.

Approximate EMT Course Costs:

• CPR Certification (Healthcare Provider) - $50 to $95 (if needed)

• Text, EMT Flipped Classroom - $282 (digital only) or $390 (hard copy and digital text)

• Student medical supplies - $70

• CastleBranch Subscription - $98 (includes: Background check, Drug test, Medical document manager etc.) NOT required for F20/W21 course section

There may be additional charges based on test results/vaccine compliance.

 

PaCE Scholarships available! Apply Here.

 

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 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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Online
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Th
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6:30PM to 9:30PM
Dates
Oct 08, 2020 to Dec 10, 2020
Campus
Web-based Instruction
Type
Blended
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Sa
Time
9:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Oct 10, 2020
Campus
UCSB Campus
Building
TBA: Location to be announced
Type
Blended
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Sa
Time
9:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Oct 24, 2020
Campus
UCSB Campus
Building
TBA: Location to be announced
Type
Blended
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Sa
Time
9:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Nov 07, 2020
Campus
UCSB Campus
Building
TBA: Location to be announced
Type
Blended
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Nov 21, 2020
Campus
UCSB Campus
Building
TBA: Location to be announced
Type
Blended
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Dec 05, 2020
Campus
UCSB Campus
Building
TBA: Location to be announced
Type
Online
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Th
Time
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Dates
Jan 07, 2021 to Mar 18, 2021
Campus
Web-based Instruction
Type
Blended
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Jan 16, 2021
Campus
UCSB Campus
Building
TBA: Location to be announced
Type
Blended
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Feb 06, 2021
Campus
UCSB Campus
Building
TBA: Location to be announced
Type
Blended
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Feb 20, 2021
Campus
UCSB Campus
Building
TBA: Location to be announced
Type
Blended
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Mar 06, 2021
Campus
UCSB Campus
Building
TBA: Location to be announced
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
178.0
Location
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $1,800.00
Instructors
Section Notes

Instructional Method

This class is being offered in an online and in-person synchronous format. Students will be required to:
•    Attend weekly online Zoom sessions on Thursdays from 6:30pm-9:30pm
•    Attend select Saturday in-person skills training

 

Class Schedule

Thursdays 6:30-9:30pm (10/8/20-12/10/20 and 1/7/21-3/18/21)
Saturdays 9:00am-5:00pm (10/1020, 10/24/20, 11/7/20, 11/21/20, 12/5/20, 1/16/21, 2/6/21, 2/20/21, 3/6/21)

 

No refunds after 10/14/20

Type
Online
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T
Time
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Dates
Jan 05, 2021 to Mar 09, 2021
Campus
Web-based Instruction
Type
Blended
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Jan 09, 2021
Campus
UCSB Campus
Building
TBA: Location to be announced
Type
Blended
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Jan 23, 2021
Campus
UCSB Campus
Building
Kerr Hall
Room
Room 2166A
Type
Blended
Days
Su
Time
9:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Feb 07, 2021
Campus
UCSB Campus
Building
Kerr Hall
Room
Room 2166A
Type
Blended
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Feb 27, 2021
Campus
UCSB Campus
Building
Kerr Hall
Room
Room 2166A
Type
Blended
Days
Su
Time
9:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Mar 07, 2021
Campus
UCSB Campus
Building
Kerr Hall
Room
Room 2166A
Type
Online
Days
T
Time
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Dates
Mar 30, 2021 to Jun 01, 2021
Campus
Web-based Instruction
Type
Blended
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Apr 03, 2021
Campus
UCSB Campus
Building
Kerr Hall
Room
Room 2166A
Type
Blended
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Apr 17, 2021
Campus
UCSB Campus
Building
Kerr Hall
Room
Room 2166A
Type
Blended
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
May 01, 2021
Campus
UCSB Campus
Building
Kerr Hall
Room
Room 2166A
Type
Blended
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
May 29, 2021
Campus
UCSB Campus
Building
Kerr Hall
Room
Room 2166A
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
178.0
Location
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $1,900.00
Instructors
Section Notes

No refunds after first class, 1-5-21