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City Colleges of Chicago Healthcare Programs Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Basic

Basic Certificate (BC)

Program Requirements for Admission
•   Official high school transcript or GED certificate showing date of graduation or completion.
•   18 years of age or older.
•   Must be eligible to enroll in or have passed English 101 or successful completion of EMT 100 – Emergency Medical Technician-First Responder Training course.
•   Must complete interview with program director.​​ ​​


Details: Basic Certificate (BC)

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8 CH
Emergency Medical Technician
EMT 101
Emergency Medical Technician-Basic 8
This course is developed in accordance with the United States National EMS Education Standards and the NHTSA National EMS Scope of Practice Model for EMT instruction. It focuses on developing the knowledge, skills and abilities that will allow each student to recognize the nature or extent of a patient?s condition and to administer appropriate emergency medical care to stabilize the patient?s condition, lift, move, position and otherwise handle the patient to minimize discomfort and prevent further injury and transport them safely to the proper medical facility. It is designed for individuals seeking to further their career in emergency medicine. Students frequently continue their education and go on to become paramedics, nurses and physicians. After successful completion, students may sit for the EMT Licensing Examination. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are a part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 or successful completion of EMT 100 with a C or better.
Offered at: Malcolm X

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