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Emergency Medical Technician-Basic Basic Certificate

City Colleges of Chicago Healthcare Programs Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Basic

Basic Certificate (BC)

Program Requirements for Admission
•   Official high school transcript or GED certificate showing date of graduation or completion.
•   18 years of age or older.
•   Must be eligible to enroll in or have passed English 101 or successful completion of EMT 100 – Emergency Medical Technician-First Responder Training course.
•   Must complete interview with program director.​​ ​​

Details: Basic Certificate (BC)

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8  CH
Emergency Medical Technician
EMT 101
Emergency Medical Technician-Basic 8
This course provides training to recognize the nature or extent of a patient's condition, administer appropriate emergency medical care to stabilize their condition and transport them safely to the proper medical facility. This course follows United States Department of Transportation (DOT) guidelines for EMT-B Training. Students will receive appropriate in class clinicals in addition to the course lecture, CPR training/certification and ten (10) hours working in a hospital clinical setting. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Malcolm X

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