Health and Emergency Services

Overview

Health and Emergency Services

Job Outlook

Healthcare will generate 3.2 million new wage and salary jobs between 2008 and 2018, more than any other industry, largely in response to rapid growth in the elderly population.

Certificate Hybrid1-2 days

American Heart Association Certification Courses

Overview

CCE is recognized as an American Heart Association (AHA) Authorized Training Center. Sacramento State is the first campus in the CSU system to earn this approval, allowing us to offer AHA classes on a regular basis.

Course Listing

AHA Courses

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Are you a Sac State affiliate?

Reduced pricing is available to all Sacramento State affiliates (students, faculty, staff and alumni) interested in taking AHA certification courses. Hornet pricing starts as low as $35.

Overview

Associate Degree in Nursing to Bachelor of Science in Nursing
(ADN to BSN) Collaborative

Overview

The ADN to BSN Collaborative program is designed to advance the associate degree RN to the next level in the profession, preparing BSN nurses for professional leadership roles in society. 

The program provides a seamless transition for students who want to complete an Associate Degree in Nursing and then continue to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing program.

Sacramento State’s College of Continuing Education and School of Nursing have partnered with the following community colleges to develop and deliver this innovative program:

Non-credit Courses Sacramento9 weeks

Emergency Medical Technician Courses

Overview

In this nine 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.

Non-credit Courses Sacramento1 day

International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) Advanced Provider Course

The International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) Advanced Provider course is a comprehensive course designed for providers who are first to evaluate and stabilize the trauma patient. The course provides complete training in the skills needed for rapid assessment, resuscitation, stabilization and transportation of trauma patients. This course builds on basic level knowledge, emphasizing evaluation steps and sequencing as well as techniques for resuscitating and packaging patients.

Non-credit Courses Sacramento1 day

NREMT Advanced Practical Examinations

National Registry Advanced Level Skills Exam

The College of Continuing Education is proud to offer the National Registry Advanced Level Skills exam once a month.

Academic Units Sacramento1 year

Paramedic Program

Overview

The mission of the Paramedic Program is to provide excellent and innovative education that prepares paramedics who meet the needs of a diverse community. Our students are prepared for roles as clinicians, advocates, educators and leaders in the changing prehospital health care system. 

We believe in creating an environment in which faculty and students pursue the knowledge of prehospital care guided by our core values.

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Structure

The first section of the program is didactic (NURS 51, NURS 52, NURS 53 and NURS 54), offering students the opportunity to learn ALS practices in relation to paramedicine. Students will master anatomy and physiology, cardiology, respiration, general medicine, obstetrics, pediatrics, trauma and neurology.

The second section is a clinical experience (NURS 55) where students are placed in different hospitals around the region. This section offers students the opportunity to practice and hone their skills in preparation for their field internship.

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Benefits of the Paramedic Program

  • Receive 30 units of academic credit
  • Certification in BLS, ACLS, PALS, AMLS and ITLS
  • High-fidelity simulation skills practice for all major skill competencies
  • Emergency Vehicle Operations Course (EVOC) completion certificate through the Sacramento Regional Driver Training Facility
  • Anatomy and physiology dissection lab of a human cadaver
  • Class taught by active paramedics, currently working in the field representing all disciplines
Master's Hybrid1 year

School Nurse Credential + Master’s Degree in Nursing

Overview

In California school nursing is considered to be a highly specialized area of nursing practice requiring additional education and clinical preparation. The College of Continuing Education, in partnership with the Sacramento State School of Nursing, is offering the School Nurse Credential (SNC) program. The SNC program began in 1966 and is academically based in the nursing graduate program at Sacramento State.

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School Nurse/MSN Courses

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Test of Essential Academic Skill (TEAS)

Testing Dates

TEAS is offered every month at the College of Continuing Education. Please keep checking the website periodically as new dates are continuously added.