CURRICULUM GUIDE

Basic Emergency Med Services
Certificate of Achievement

Curriculum Code: 0269  (Effective Fall 2003 - Summer 2008)

This certificate program prepares an individual as a Basic Emergency Medical
Technician (EMT). Basic EMTs perform immediate basic emergency care in medical
and traumatic emergencies. Basic EMTs staff ambulances and are employed in
hospitals.  State licensing is required. Basic EMT courses are approved by the
Michigan Department of Consumer and Industry Services. An EMT Academy option
is available to students.

Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course
prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section
for skills assessment and advising information.

Contact the Health and Human Service Careers Department, Gannon Vocational-
Technical Center, Room 1750, telephone number (517) 483-1410.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 31 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
BIOL 201    Human Anatomy                                                    4
BIOL 202    Human Physiology                                                 4
CHSE 117    Health Law and Ethics                                            2
EMTA 101    Basic EMT I                                                      4
EMTA 102    Basic EMT II                                                     2
EMTA 103    Basic EMT III                                                    4
EMTA 104    Basic EMT IV                                                     2
EMTA 105    Ambulance Driving                                                1
EMTA 112    Basic EMT Clinical                                               2
EMTA 114    Rescue/Extrication/Danger Situ                                   3
WRIT 124    Technical Writing                                                3

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   31

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have
transferred in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill)
should contact an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.

Option 1 - EMT Academy
This option allows students to complete all Basic EMT courses in their first
semester. Academy courses are offered in the morning during fall semester and
again during spring semester. Students must complete EMTA 101 and EMTA 102
with a 3.0 minimum grade to continue in the sequence.

I                 II                III
EMTA 101          BIOL 201          BIOL 202
EMTA 102          EMTA 105          CHSE 117
EMTA 103          EMTA 114          
EMTA 104          WRIT 124
EMTA 112

Option 2
This option allows students to take all Basic EMT courses in the evening and
takes two semesters to complete. The evening sequence begins only in the fall.
Students must complete EMTA 101 and EMTA 102 with a 3.0 minimum grade to
continue in the sequence.

I (Summer)        II (Fall)         III (Spring)
BIOL 201          EMTA 101          BIOL 202
CHSE 117          EMTA 102          EMTA 103
WRIT 124          EMTA 105          EMTA 104
                  EMTA 114          EMTA 112