The EMT-53, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), 9 unit course follows California mandated
curriculum. You will be a specially trained medical technician certified to provide
basic emergency services (such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation) before and during
transportation to a hospital.
The Associate of Science in Respiratory Care prepares students to work as Registered
Respiratory Therapists (RRTs) in acute and community-based settings such as hospitals,
long term care facilities, home care, and clinics. RRTs help people of all ages with
a variety of cardiopulmonary disorders.
The Associate in Science in Public Health Science for Transfer degree prepares leaders
who promote community health, prevent disease, and improve environmental conditions
in which people can be healthy. It prepares students for a variety of careers in
schools, non‐profit organizations, government agencies, hospitals, and wellness programs.
Now accepting applications for the Dr. Debra Kaczmar Fellowship, which was made possible
by a gift from Mary and Pierre Cousineau in honor of Hartnell's Dean of Nursing and
Allied Health. The Fellowship will provide up to $10,000 per year for alumni of the
Hartnell Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) program to complete a two-year Master of
Science in Nursing (MSN) degree. Recipients will agree to teach for two years in the
Hartnell College Nursing Program upon completion of their MSN. Please encourage any
Hartnell nursing alumni you know to consider this wonderful opportunity by clicking
HEREto review the application.
Nursing and Health Sciences Student Interviews Q&A
Accepting Online Science Labs
Science courses with labs that must be taught online will be accepted as prerequisites
to the registered nursing, vocational nursing, and respiratory care programs. These
courses include BIO-5, BIO-6, BIO-6L, BIO-11, BIO-27 and their equivalent courses
taught at other colleges.
Certified Nursing Assistant Program (CNA)
Hartnell DOES NOT offer a CNA program but our community partner Mission Trails ROP does.