Note: The Academic credit Paramedic Education program is located at www.cce.csus.edu/paramedic.
In this 9 week course, students will receive basic life support training skills needed to become a certified EMT. The classroom structure is divided into lecture and lab time where students get a hands-on learning experience to practice rescue scenario skills. Students will have a primary lead instructor on lecture days. During lab time, students will break into groups with several skills instructors who will provide basic life support training on the particular lessons learned that day. Students will be learning from practicing EMTs and Paramedics who work in the field everyday. There are no pre-requisites for this course. Students must be at least 18 years of age before the last class meeting of the session for which they register.
Through this program participants will receive the following:
This program is ideal for:
EMT-Basic is an entry-level position in the EMS industry. Completing the EMT-Basic course is the first stepping stone into the medical field, offering the basic skills that all clinicians need. An EMT can find employment opportunities in the following areas:
The Prehospital Education Program is approved by the Sacramento County Emergency Medical Services Agency and the State of California Emergency Medical Services Authority. It is also accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). To review our accreditation status you may click on the link www.caahep.org/Find-An-Accredited-Program/.
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
To contact CoAEMSP:
How to register
Please register online or call Information Registration Services at (916) 278-4433 extension 2.
For questions or to receive more information regarding our EMT Basic and Paramedic Program, please contact:
Program Director, Jason Hemler at 916-278-4846 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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