Emergency Medical Servis (EMS)

EMS 044  Stop the Bleed  (0.0 Units)  

The Bleeding Control Basic (BCon) Course v. 1.0 is designed for individuals who have little or no medical training but who may be called upon as immediate responders to provide initial trauma care and bleeding control to a victim of traumatic injury prior to the arrival of emergency medical services (EMS) or in an austere environment.

Lecture Hours: 9.00

Transfer: Not transferable

EMS 50  Emergency Medical Responder  (2.5 Units)  

This course provides training in basic emergency care skills, including patient assessment, CPR, automated external defibrillation, use of definitive airway adjuncts, splinting, and control of bleeding. (Formerly ALDH 70)

Lecture Hours: 36.00; Lab Hours: 27.00

Transfer: Not transferable

EMS 60  Emergency Medical Technician  (9.5 Units)  

(Formerly ALDH 71)This course provides training in basic emergency care skills, including CPR, automated external defibrillation, use of definitive airway adjuncts, and assisting patients with certain medications. Approved by the Inland Counties Emergency Medical Agency. All students must be eighteen (18)years of age, have acurrent TB test, and have CPR training equivalant to the AHA Healthcare Provider Level (Title 22, Division 9, Chapter 2, Section 100066 b2 California Code of Regulations) prior to first day of class due to current Clinical/Field internship affiliation agreements.

Recommended Preparation: EMS 50

Lecture Hours: 135.00; Lab Hours: 108.00

Transfer: Not transferable

EMS 61  Emergency Medical Technician-Refresher  (1.0 Units)  

Thirty hour refresher course required for renewal of EMT I certificate. New certificate of completion awarded. Course approved by the Inland County Emergency Medical Agency. (Formerly ALDH 72)

Lecture Hours: 9.00; Lab Hours: 27.00

Transfer: Not transferable

EMS 80  Paramedic Anatomy & Physiology  (3.5 Units)  

This is the introductory course of the paramedic program. This course includes basic anatomy, physiology and medical terminology for the paramedic. (Formerly ALDH 50)

Prerequisite(s): EMS 60 or an EMT card equivalent And Application and acceptance into Paramedic Academy; Minimum grade C

Lecture Hours: 54.00; Lab Hours: 27.00

Transfer: Not transferable

EMS 81  Paramedic Introduction to Emergency Medical Services  (3.5 Units)  

This course covers roles and responsibilities of the EMT-P. It also includes the Emergency Medical Services System, EMS communication and leadership as it relates to the EMT-P. (Formerly ALDH 51)

Prerequisite(s): EMS 60 or current CA EMT license or NREMT Basic Certification and Application and acceptance into the Paramedic Program

Lecture Hours: 54.00; Lab Hours: 27.00

Transfer: Not transferable

EMS 82  Paramedic Cardiology  (4.5 Units)  

This course covers the cardiovascular system and includes anatomy and physiology of the heart, and application and interpretation of EKGs. (Formerly ALDH 52)

Prerequisite(s): Application and acceptance into the Paramedic Academy and successful completion of EMS 80 and 81.

Lecture Hours: 63.00; Lab Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Not transferable

EMS 83  Paramedic Pharmacology  (3.5 Units)  

This course will cover the general principles of Pharmacology including calculations and administration of various medications. (Formerly ALDH 53)

Prerequisite(s): EMS 80 and EMS 81

Lecture Hours: 54.00; Lab Hours: 27.00

Transfer: Not transferable

EMS 84  Emergency Medical Services  (10.0 Units)  

This course covers the theoretical and scientific background of emergency medical care in the prehospital setting to include patient assessment, trauma and medical emergencies, and skills practice in the lab.(Formerly ALDH 55)

Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of EMS 80 EMS 81 EMS 82 EMS 83; and Application and acceptance to the paramedic program is required before registering for this course.

Lecture Hours: 144.00; Lab Hours: 108.00

Transfer: Not transferable

EMS 85  Paramedic Clinical  (4.0 Units)  

This course is the first part of the student's internship as part of the Paramedic Program. This includes 176 hours at an acute care facility performing Inland Counties Emergency Medical Agency Skills. (Formerly ALDH 56)

Prerequisite(s): EMS 84 and Acceptance into the Paramedic Academy

Lab Hours: 216.00

Transfer: Not transferable

EMS 86  Paramedic Field Internship  (11.5 Units)  

This course is the field internship portion of the Paramedic Program. Students will spend 600 hours in the field with a transport service performing Emergency Medical Technician skills. (Formerly ALDH 57)

Prerequisite(s): Application and acceptance into the Paramedic Academy and successful completion of EMS 85

Lab Hours: 621.00

Transfer: Not transferable