May 19, 2024  
SFCC Catalog 2023-2024 
SFCC Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Emergency Medical Technician - Basic Certificate

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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-Basics 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 be 18, show proof of required vaccinations, and place into ENGL 1110 , or have passed ENGL 109 , or show evidence of college English.

Students can earn the following degree related to this certificate:

Students can follow the Program Map(s) listed below to complete 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 basic 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.

Total 12.5 Credits Min.

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