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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.

Students will also participate in 24 hours of supervised clinical observations in a local ER and/or ambulance ride-along.

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 10 weeks. 

Summer 2020 Intensive  (XLRN 815.EMT-007)*

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30pm-9:30pm, July 21 – Sept 24, 2020
Sundays OR Sundays, 9:00am - 5:00pm, Aug 1 – Sept 27, 2020

See "Section Notes" in schedule on the right side.

 

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)
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)

*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” and/or be designed for “Healthcare Professionals” and be valid through the end 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

 

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.)

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

 

PaCE Scholarships available! Apply Here.

 

EMT FAQs

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Type
Blended
Days
T, Th
Time
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Dates
Jul 21, 2020 to Sep 24, 2020
Campus
UCSB Campus
Building
TBA: Location to be announced
Type
Blended
Days
Sa, Su
Time
9:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Aug 01, 2020 to Sep 27, 2020
Campus
UCSB Campus
Building
TBA: Location to be announced
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
170.0
Location
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $1,800.00
Instructors
  • Jim Emerson
  • Justin Martin
Section Notes

Student will be required to attend only ONE of two skills training days on Saturdays OR Sundays (not both). Those who enrolled before 4-23-20 will be assigned to Sundays. Those enrolling after 4-23-20 will be assigned to Saturdays. There may be an opportunity to changes weekend days once the class begins.

No refunds after 8/1/20

Type
Blended
Days
Th
Time
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Dates
Oct 08, 2020 to Dec 10, 2020
Campus
UCSB Campus
Building
TBA: Location to be announced
Type
Blended
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Oct 10, 2020
Campus
UCSB Campus
Building
TBA: Location to be announced
Type
Blended
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Oct 24, 2020
Campus
UCSB Campus
Building
TBA: Location to be announced
Type
Blended
Days
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
Blended
Days
Th
Time
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Dates
Jan 07, 2021 to Mar 18, 2021
Campus
UCSB Campus
Building
TBA: Location to be announced
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
Type
Blended
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Mar 13, 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
  • Jim Emerson
  • Justin Martin