Emergency Medical Technician

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Program Overview

Degrees & Certificates

With fewer than 20 credits, short-term certificate programs generally cover an entry-level or specific skill set needed for that industry. Credits earned in these programs may apply toward a next-level certificate or degree. Typically offered in a condensed time period.

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  • Credits to complete: 13.0
  • Estimated program length in quarters: Full Time - 1 | Part Time - Part Time Option Not Available

Program Pathway Map 

Program Pathways are a series of courses and experiences carefully selected to help you earn your credential and prepare for your career or university transfer.  Program Pathway Maps guide you through quarter-by-quarter coursework, indicate when you’ll need to complete important steps, and describe popular careers in this pathway.  Some course sequences or recommended courses can be customized or adjusted by speaking with an advisor.  

EMT Program Map

Summer-2024 Class Schedule, Information Sessions, & Exam

For the Summer-2024 quarter we are planning for One EMT Cohort. Although the Summer-2024 Quarter officially begins on 6/24/24, the co-requisite BLS/CPR class will be held before the quarter officially begins on 6/20/24 and 6/22/24.

EMT Classes

EMT: AHE 190.01, meets Tues. and Thurs. 11:00 AM-7:00 PM, and Sat. 8:30 AM-4:30 PM

BLS/CPR Classes

BLS/CPR: AHE 192.01, 2 days: Thurs., 6/20/24 6:00-10:00 PM, & Sat., 6/22/24 8:30 AM-4:30 PM

Mandatory Information Sessions

The mandatory Information Sessions will be hosted in person in ED2843A. You only need to attend one of these sessions. Because this is a mandatory session, if you are more than 10 minutes late you will not be admitted to the meeting.

Date & Time: Mon., 5/06/2024, at 4:00 pm-5:30 pm or Tues., 5/07/2024, at 6:00 pm-7:30 pm in ED2843A

Mandatory Entrance Exam

The mandatory Entrance Exam duration is 90 minutes and is scheduled for two separate times to accommodate student schedules. You only need to attend one session and test one time. Both exam sessions will be held on Tuesday, May 28, 2024, to begin either at 3 PM or at 5 PM on campus at North Seattle College. Details for how to schedule the test with an email contact will be provided during the mandatory Information Session. To schedule the test, you must provide your name, your ctcLink/Student ID #, and your preferred test time, either 3:00 – 4:30 PM or 5:00 – 6:30 PM. The location for the test is in the Instruction Building (on the north side of campus), in room IB1415. Please bring your photo ID (for the Test Proctor to check) and a pencil. Additional details for this mandatory Entrance Exam will be given at the Information Session.

  1. The Human Body
  2. Pathophysiology
  3. Patient Assessment
  4. Trauma Overview
  5. Bleeding and Soft Tissue Trauma
  6. Chest Trauma
  7. Abdominal and Genitourinary Trauma
  8. Trauma to Muscles and Bones
  9. Head, Face, Neck and Spine Trauma
  10. Special Consideration in Trauma
  11. Environmental Emergencies
  12. Multisystem Trauma

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