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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
T
Time
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Dates
Jan 04, 2022 to Mar 08, 2022
Campus
Web-based Instruction
Type
Class
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Jan 22, 2022 to Feb 05, 2022
Campus
UCSB Campus
Building
Kerr Hall
Room
Room 2166B
Type
Class
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Feb 26, 2022
Campus
UCSB Campus
Building
Kerr Hall
Room
Room 2166B
Type
Class
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Mar 19, 2022 to Mar 26, 2022
Campus
UCSB Campus
Building
Kerr Hall
Room
Room 2166B
Type
Online
Days
T
Time
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Dates
Mar 22, 2022 to May 24, 2022
Campus
Web-based Instruction
Type
Class
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Apr 09, 2022
Campus
UCSB Campus
Building
Kerr Hall
Room
Room 2166B
Type
Class
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Apr 23, 2022
Campus
UCSB Campus
Building
Kerr Hall
Room
Room 2166B
Type
Class
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
May 21, 2022
Campus
UCSB Campus
Building
Kerr Hall
Room
Room 2166B
Type
Class
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
May 28, 2022
Campus
UCSB Campus
Building
Kerr Hall
Room
Room 2166B
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
178.0
Location
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $1,800.00
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 Online 6:30-9:30pm (10/8/20-12/10/20 and 1/7/21-3/18/21)
Saturdays Online 9:00am-5:00pm (11/7, 1/16, 2/6, 3/6)
Saturdays In-person 9:00am-5:00pm (10/24, 11/21, 12/5, 1/30, 2/20, 3/20)

 

No refunds after 10/14/20