This program represents the first phase of training in the Emergency Medical Technician
career structure. The course covers all techniques of emergency equipment and supplies
considered within the responsibilities of the EMT-I. In addition to didactic and skills
training on campus, the course includes observation in a local hospital Emergency
Room and a ride-along rotation with a local ambulance company.
To receive a certificate students must achieve a minimum grade of C in the course
and satisfactory completion of the clinical component and required skills testing.
Students admitted to the program are required to complete a satisfactory physical
examination, immunization documentation verifying freedom of communicable disease,
and a social security referenced background check.
Certification Eligibility Requirements: Successful com pletion of a state-approved Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course
that meets or exceeds the National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards
for Emergency Medical Technician. Current CPR credential for health care providers
and have demonstrated competence in Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) skills. Successful
completion of a state-approved Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) psychomotor exam.
For more information, visit http://www.nremt.org/.
Skyline College's Emergency Medical Technician Program is accredited by:
San Mateo County Emergency Medical Services Agencies
225 37th Avenue
San Mateo, CA 94403
Telephone: (650) 573-2564