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SFCC Catalog 2019-2020 
SFCC Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Emergency Medical Technician - Intermediate Certificate

CIP: 51.0904
School of Sciences, Health, Engineering and Math 505-428-1820

This program is to prepare students to provide emergency care in a 911 setting. EMT - Intermediates are licensed professionals in the State of New Mexico who work under the guidance of a medical director and provide care in numerous settings from urban to wilderness. Successful completion of this course will allow students to sit for the National Registry Board Exam for New Mexico licensure.

Prerequisite to the program: Students must have a current New Mexico Basic license. Vaccinations required. Additionally, students must pass the New Mexico Department of Health background check and drug screen which is provided at the start of class.

Students can earn the following degree related to this certificate:

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Provide appropriate care to pre-hospital patients presenting with injuries or illness.
  • Apply medical-legal concepts as they relate to prehospital care.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in and appropriately apply advanced life support skills and techniques.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills to accurately diagnose and manage injuries and illness in a variety of settings.
  • Provide safe, compassionate care and patient advocacy.

Program Requirements: (13 Credits)

Total 13 Credits