The EMT-53, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), 9 unit course follows California mandated curriculum. Classroom and learning laboratory experiences include the function and structure of human systems and basic life support skills. Students are required to complete twenty-four (24) hours of supervised clinical experience, which includes a minimum of ten (10) patient contacts during which the student's performance is evaluated based on quality of patient assessment BLS skills. Each student will be required to undergo a background check, drug screen, physical, and provide appropriate vaccinations (at students expense) in order to complete the clinical phase of the course. To qualify for the National Registry Exam (additional fee), students must pass with a 75%, hold a current BLS card, and be 18 years of age.

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Pre-requisite:
American Heart Association
“BLS for The Healthcare Provider”                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
https://cpr.heart.org/ ~$100.00
9 Units ($46/unit)
Lecture- Online
Lab- On Campus
Hartnell College 2020-2021 Catalog ~$414.00
Textbook Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured, Premier Package. Eleventh Edition. ISBN-13: 9781284106909 ~$350.00
Uniforms Uniforms will be required for the course. Navy blue polo with no logos and navy-blue EMS pants. You will also need black boots and a black belt. You may not participate in class if you are out of uniform.
https://hartnell.mlsbuy.com/login.aspx
~$120.00
EMS Testing Subscription https://my.platinumed.com/createaccount ~$49.00
NREMT Licensure https://www.nremt.org/rwd/public/document/emt ~$95.00
Estimated Total   ~$1,128.00