2022-2023 College Catalog 
    Jun 30, 2022  
2022-2023 College Catalog

EMS 131A - Emergency Medical Technician A

Credits: 4
Lab/Lecture: 4 Lecture.

Emergency Medical Technician course using the 2009 curriculum adapted by the Arizona Department of Health Services.  This course will help prepare students for the National Registry of EMTs and certification as an AZ EMT.  Prerequisites: 18 years of age by the end of the course; BLS/Professional/Healthcare Provider C.P.R. certification (AHA, Red Cross, NHSC, or other as approved by EMS Program Coordinator); RDG 089 or placement beyond prerequisite; Negative TB skin test within 6 months prior to the beginning of class (or chest X-Ray within 2 years); Proof of measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) immunization or positive blood titer; Varicella (Chicken Pox): 2 vaccines OR positive blood titer verified by a physician. Verification of flu vaccine. These requirements are subject to change at the discretion of Northern Arizona Healthcare.  Pre/Co- requisite:  FSC 138 for Fire Science students.  Four lecture (EMS 131A) Four lecture (EMS 131B)
Course Outcomes:
Students will be able to:
  1. follow the outcomes based upon the 2009 Emergency Medical Technician National Standard Curriculum.

Prerequisite(s): Please review the CCC website for most current list as these are subject to change at the discretion of Northern Arizona Healthcare (NAH).
Recommended: Pre/Co- requisite:  FSC 138 for Fire Science students.