Emergency Medical Services Course Descriptions

Scheduling requirements and limited resources prevent all courses from being offered every term or every year.  Some courses may be offered exclusively via distance delivery. Course numbers, titles, course and program applicability, prerequisites, instructional format, delivery methods, and content may change without notice.  Students are advised to consult with an advising specialist each term to select courses, create and maintain personal educational plans, and obtain the most current information.

EMS 105
Emergency Medical Technician, Part 1
-- 5 Credits

Develops skills for the recognition of symptoms of illness and injuries and proper procedures of emergency care. Requires passing criminal background check and drug screen before placement into mandatory clinical observation in hospital emergency department and ambulance ridealong experience. Part 1 of the 2-part Oregon EMT course. Department permission required. Prerequisite: WR 115; MTH 20; RD 90; current HCP CPR card.

EMS 106
Emergency Medical Technician, Part 2 -- 5 Credits

Continues EMS 105, Oregon EMT preparation. Includes preparation for state and national certification exams. Department permission required. Prerequisite: Successful completion of EMS 105 within the last year; current HCP CPR card.