Accelerated EMT Classes
The EMT Accelerated Program is an intensive consists of a total of 156 hours which includes 120 hours of classroom instruction, 8 hours of skills testing, 8 hours of practical examination assistance, and 20 hours of clinical/externship rotations. Depending upon student performance, the 8 hours of practical examination assistance may be waived at the program director’s discretion due to the program’s increase in content hours. This course follows National EMS Education Standards for the Emergency Medical Technician, the National EMS Education Standards as well as meet California EMS Authority education standards.
Note: Students may complete externship hours on the weekends, subject to availability, however, students should prepare to complete externship class hour requirements after the conclusion of didactic instruction.
Cost: $1,395.00 (Financing Available) and Includes All Books/Supplies and Materials
Students generally meet Weekends from 9AM to 5:30PM. This course is fast paced and intense, but a truly exciting and quick way to become an EMT.
Subjects Covered in the EMT Course
|Course Introduction and Overview||Emergency Medical Care Systems, Research and Public Health||Workforce Safety and Wellness of the EMT||Medical, Legal, and Ethical Issues|
|Documentation||Communication||Lifting and Moving Patients||Lab: Lifting and Moving Patients|
|Anatomy, Physiology, and Medical Terminology||Pathophysiology||Life Span Development||Airway Management, Artificial Ventilation, and Oxygenation|
|Baseline Vital Signs, Monitoring Devices, and History Taking||Scene Size-Up||Patient Assessment||Pharmacology and Medication Administration|
|Shock and Resuscitation||Respiratory Emergencies||Cardiovascular Emergencies||Altered Mental Status, Stroke, and Headache|
|Seizures and Syncope||Acute Diabetic Emergencies||Anaphylactic Reactions||Toxicologic Emergencies|
|Abdominal, Gynecologic, Genitourinary and Renal Emergencies||Environmental Emergencies||Submersion Incidents: Drowning and Diving Emergencies||Behavioral Emergencies|
|Trauma Overview: The Trauma Patient and the Trauma System||Bleeding and Soft Tissue Trauma||Burns||Musculoskeletal Trauma|
|Head Trauma||Spinal Column and Spinal Cord Trauma||Eye, Face, and Neck Trauma||Chest Trauma|
|Abdominal and Genitourinary Trauma||Multisystem Trauma and Trauma in Special Patient Populations||Obstetrics and Care of the Newborn||Pediatrics|
|Geriatrics||Patients with Special Challenges||Ambulance Operations and Air Medical Response||Gaining Access and Patient Extrication|
|Hazardous Materials||Multiple Casualty Incidents and Incident Management||Response to Terrorism Involving Weapons of Mass Destruction|