2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 126

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TMCCCollegeCatalog
B–DegreePrograms
EmergencyMedicalTechnician
SKILLSCERTIFICATE
This skills certificate is designed for individualswho
anticipateworkingwith an ambulance service, a
hospital emergencydepartment, firedepartment, police
department,miningoperationor inother occupational
fieldswheremedical emergencies are common.At
the successful completionof this course, the student
will receiveEMT-BasicCertification from the Stateof
Nevada.
This coursemaynot transfer to abaccalaureatedegree
of art or sciencewithin theuniversities in theNevada
SystemofHigherEducation (NSHE).
CERTIFICATEOUTCOMES
Students completing the certificatewill:
• Demonstrate the ability tounderstand the roles and responsibilities
withinanEMS system,methods to stayhealthyand toprevent job
related injuries in thefield.
• Demonstrate the ability togainknowledgeof basic legal issues that
impact decisionsmade in thefieldand the importanceof ethics
whenmaking thesedecisions.
• Demonstrate the ability to effectively communicatepsychologically
and sociologicallywithall ages and cultures of patients in the
prehospital environment.
CERTIFICATEREQUIREMENT
EMS108 EmergencyMedical Technician I BasicTraining..............6
TOTALCERTIFICATEREQUIREMENT....6CREDITS
SUGGESTEDCOURSESEQUENCE
FirstYear
Course#
Title
Credits
1stSemester
Core
EMS108
EmergencyMedical Technician IBasic
Training
6
Prerequisite:CurrentHealthcareProviderCPRcard,proofofhealth insurance,MMR,TD,
HepatitisB,2-stepTBskintestand18yearsofage.
Total 6
SkillsCertificateTotal 6
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