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.

 Program Requirements Checklist

9 Units ($46/unit)
Lecture- Online
Lab- On Campus                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
Hartnell College 2021-2022 Catalog ~$414.00

American Heart Association
“BLS for The Healthcare Provider”                                         





Textbook Emergency Care, 14th edition, Michael F. O'Keefe, Daniel Limmer, Edward T. Dickinson &
Uniforms 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 not prepared in uniform.
Immunizations/Vaccinations/ Physical Exam/ ADA Compliance 2021 Immunization Record, Physical Exam Form & ADA Compliance Statement Varies
Drug Screening (10-Panel) Forms will be issued 1st week of class ~60.00
EMS Testing Subscription ~$50.00
NREMT Licensure ~$95.00
Estimated Total   ~$959.00