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EMC 110 Emergency Medical Technician Basic (10)

Upon completion of this course, students are prepared to fulfill state and/or National Registry requirements for certification as an EMT-Basic, the entry level position in EMS for pre-hospital care providers. EMT-Bs provide basic life support and transportation for victims of illness and injury. Includes 121 hours of lecture and practical class-work time, and some clinical observation. Class also meets a portion of the prerequisites for the Paramedic program. Program adheres to the U.S. Department of Transportation guidelines and the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services standards.

Prerequisite: Students must be formally accepted into the EMC program prior to registering for this class. Please refer to the Health, Business, and Professional Services Division. NOTE: Active affiliation with an EMS provider agency is required for state certification. Class may be taken without affiliation; however, students will not obtain state certification without being affiliated.