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									                           LOS ANGELES HARBOR COLLEGE COURSE OUTLINE

        Associate Degree Applicable Course                                      TOP CODE 1250.00

         Non Associate Degree Applicable Course                                      NEW Course
                                                                                     ADDITION of a District Course
                                                                                     Revision/Update Date: 10/07/05
                                                                                     Distributive Learning
                                                                                     Curr. Committee Date:


2. SUBJECT: Emergency Department Assistant                                      SUBJECT CODE: 337

3. COURSE TITLE: Emergency Medical Technician – I Recertification COURSE NUMBER/LETTER: 013

4. HOURS PER WEEK:                    Lecture 1.5 hrs.     Lab 1.5 hrs.     Discussion    hrs

                                  Other: (Specify)          total hrs/wk 3                       UNITS: 2

5. REPEATABILITY:                None        RPT1        RPT2          RPT3

6. PREREQUISITE AND/OR CO-REQUISITE: Current certification as a California EMT-I.
   (Approved 7/12/89 – State of California regulations require re-certification every 2 years).

7. COURSE CATALOG DESCRIPTION:                   (Please limit to 50 words)

          This 48 hour, plus didactic and skills testing, re-certification refresher class for EMT-I, reviews all the content
          and skills as required by the California Code of Regulations (Title 22), and the certifying agency (Department
          of Health Services L.A. County) for re-certification as EMT-I. Upon successful completion of this class the
          student will be eligible to apply for the L.A. County EMT-I re-certification exam

   Course                                                                      Articulation
   Classification                                          Requested           Approved/Date/Signature:
      Acceptable for Credit, University of California                                  _______________________________
      Acceptable for Credit, California State Universities                             _______________________________
      Baccalaureate                                                                     _______________________________
      Occupational                                                                     _______________________________
      Pre-college level, prerequisite and/or Developmental

9. TEXTBOOKS: (List all publications that students are required to use, plus any recommended college level readings)
   (Also required for courses offered in a Distributive Learning format in order to be transferable.)

    Author: Henry, Mark & Stapleton, E.                            Title: EMT Prehospital Care

    Publisher: Elsevier Health Science                             Edition: Latest

    Author: Henry, Mark & Stapleton, E.                            Title: EMT Prehospital Care Workbook

    Publisher: Elsevier Health Science                             Edition: Latest

    Other Readings:                 Articles and Handouts as provided or required in class

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10. MATERIALS & SUPPLIES:           (List materials and supplies that are REQUIRED for this course. For Distributive
    Learning courses: Students are required to have a personal E-mail address & Internet access through a private

    COLLEGE PROVIDED: Skills study guides, CPR face mask protector for practice.

    STUDENT PROVIDED: Textbook, paper, scantron

       Not Applicable


    A. ENTRY SKILLS: [Minimum of Five (5)] State performance skills and behaviors in specific and measurable
       terms. THE STUDENT IS ABLE TO:

          (1) Read assigned material, analyze and evaluate what is written
          (2) Answer questions in writing clearly and logically and write a short paper in an organized, logical fashion,
          using college level vocabulary
          (3) Identify parts of the human anatomy and describe trauma, hemorrhage, cardio-pulmonary arrest, SIDS, burns
          and other emergency assessments and treatments
          (4) Analyze and synthesize concepts and information from the data given and demonstrate competency in
          performing CPR for the health care provider
          (5) Perform the skills required of an EMT-1 practitioner

    B. OBJECTIVES / EXIT SKILLS: [Minimum of five (5)] State performance behaviors and skills in specific and
       measurable terms. These skills become the entry skills for the next course. As a result of completing this course,

           (1) Demonstrate expertise in emergency skills, procedures, assessments, and communication so as to be eligible
           for recertification as an EMT-I.
           (2) Demonstrate possession the necessary knowledge and comprehension of theory related to anatomy,
           physiology, and the effects of trauma, hemorrhage, cardio-pulmonary arrest, SIDS, burns, and related Emergency
           assessments and treatments.
           (3) Review concepts related to CPR, Airway management, and demonstrate the proper skills to asses and act as
           an Emergency Medical Technician.
           (4) Review and demonstrate current knowledge and skills related to emergency childbirth, substance abuse, elder
           and child abuse, psychological and other non-trauma related emergencies.
           (5) Demonstrate current knowledge and skills needed for the patient experiencing any of the traumas discussed
           in the course.

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  12. SCANS Competencies- Indicate the SCANS competencies developed in this course:

  Resources (Identifies, organizes, and allocates resources.)
       Time               Money                Material and Facilities                 Human Resources

  Information (Acquires and uses information.)
        Acquires/Evaluates        Organizes/Maintains                  Interprets/Communicates           Uses Computers

  Technology (Works with a variety of technologies.)
       Selects             Applies to tasks                      Maintains and troubleshoots equipment

  Thinking Skills
       Creative Thinking          Decision Making           Problem Solving                        Symbolic Thinking
       Application of learning techniques         Reasoning

  Interpersonal (Works with others.)
        Serves as team member                         Teaches others                   Serves clients/customers
        Exercises Leadership                          Negotiates                       Works with diversity

  Systems (Understands complex inter-relationships.)
        Understands systems             Monitors/corrects systems                      Improves/designs systems

       Reading                 Writing                Mathematics                Listening                    Speaking

  Personal Qualities
       Responsibility          Self- Esteem           Sociability                . Self- Management           Integrity

13. INSTRUCTIONAL METHODOLOGY: (Recommended types of writing assignments, demonstrated use of
    symbol systems or ability to apply skills learned in the course) (For Distributed Learning courses: Description of
    “asynchronous interactivity”, i.e. ability to receive instruction at a different time than class is offered.)

        Req.   Opt.                                                   Req.    Opt.
                    Essay(s)                                                         Journals
                    Term Paper(s)                                                    Homework
                    Report(s)                                                        E-mail/Bulletin Boards
                    Summaries & Analyses                                             Internet/Chat Rooms
                    Other (    )

         Req.  Opt.                        Req.   Opt.                        Req.     Opt.
                   Logic                             Computation                          Art Projects
                   Music                             Interpretations                      Drafting/Graphics
                   Proofs                            Applications
                 Other (               )

         Req.        Opt.                      Req.   Opt.                    Req.     Opt.
                         Verbal                          Analytical                       Laboratory
                         Written                         Physical                         Computer
                         Other (           )

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        Req.  Opt.                                              Req.   Opt.
                  Field Trips                                             Readings
                  Lectures                                                Research Projects
                  Meetings                                                Computer Projects
                  Skill Practice                                          Library Work
                  Special Films and TV Programs
                 Other (       )

         Req.  Opt.                                             Req.   Opt.
                   Problem Solving                                        Translation
                   Class Research                                         Syntheses
                   Analyses                                               Interpretations
                   Comparing and Contrasting                              Comprehension of Subject Matter
                   Evaluating Significance                                Creating/Formulating Ideas
                   Setting Up Proofs
                   Other (      )

         Req.  Opt.                                             Req.   Opt.
                   Lecture                                                Term Project
                   Lecture/Discussion                                     Oral Drills
                   Lecture/Laboratory                                     Work Experience
                   Laboratory                                             Computer Interactive Assignments
                   Demonstration                                          Guided Discussion
                   Written Assignments                                    Discussion/Seminar
                   Reading Assignments                                    Independent/Directed Study
                   Mediated TV                                            One-on-one Conference
                   TV/Audio Visual                                        Digitized/Modem
                   Guest Speakers                                         ISDN/CODEC (Videoconference)
                   Small Group Experience                                 Internet Access
                   Field Experience                                       E-mail Address
                  Other (      )

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    (Please outline by topics or activities and include time schedule or week)
    (Distributive-Learning courses: Allocation of time may [or may not] be consistent with traditional course
    hours/weeks. It will vary from student to student. See approved course outlines for examples.)

      Time Allocated (in hours)                                      Topic or Activity

      Wk#              Hours               Topics                              Chapters
        1**              3.4 + 3.4                                                   1, 4
                                            Introduction to EMS, The Human Body (Surface Anatomy & Skeletal
                                            System) Ref # 220
        2**              3.4 + 3.4                                                 5, 8-13
                                            Baseline VS, Patient Assessment, SAMPLE Hx, AVPU, GCS
                                            Ref # 808
         3                3.4                                                      4, 7, Pt.1,
                                            Quiz 1; Basic Science, Well Being of EMT,34 Gen. Pharmacology
        4**               3.4 + 3.4         Quiz 2; Airway, Advanced Airway Management
        5**               3.4 + 3.4         Quiz 3, Respiratory Emergencies, Expanded Scope of Practice
                                                                                    4, 17,
                                            Module, Ref #802
        6**               3.4 + 3.4         Quiz 4 Cardiovascular, AED Module, BLS Review,
                                                                             4, 18, Appendix B
                                             Reference # 412, 502, 814,
        7**               3.4 + 3.4                                               4, 19, Head and Spine
                                            Quiz 5, Altered Mental Status, Injuries to the29
         8                3.4               Quiz 6 Allergic Reactions, Poisonings 20, 21
        9**               3.4 + 3.4         Midterm Examination (75 Questions) Infants and Children
                                            Reference #510, 822, 832
        10               3.4
                                            Bleeding and Shock, Soft Tissue Injuries Reference # 506, 512
        11               3.4                                                     4, 27, 28
                                            Quiz 7 Musculoskeletal, Chest and Abdominal Emergencies/Trauma
       12**              3.4 + 3.4          Quiz 8 Geriatrics, Ref # 829, Behavioral Emergencies Reference 838
                                                                           23, 36, Appendix D
                                            Domestic Abuse (Read Only)            Module
        13               3.4                Quiz 9 Obstetrics and Gynecology, , Reference # 511
        14               3.4                Quiz 10, Environmental Emergencies Medical-legal and Ethical
                                                                                  22, 3, ,
                                            Issues, Ref # 829, 814, 815, 818
        15               3.4                                                 14, 15, Access, Disasters,
                                            Quiz 11 Ambulance Operations, Gaining 31-33, 35
                                            Communications, Documentation, Weapons of Mass Destruction (Read only) Reference
                                            602, 606,
       16**              3.4                Final Exam (150 Questions)
                                            NOTE:Final Exam hours may not be applied to the total hours required

 ** Mandatory classes for                  The EMT recertification course has a mandatory hourly requirement as
                                           assigned by the State of California EMS Authority.
 recertification. It is highly
 recommended that you attend
 other class sessions in order
 to be successful in passing the

Traditional semester is a minimum of 48 hours for 16 weeks.      State number of hours ( 58 ) for
Use additional pages if necessary.

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    (Multiple measures, which are consistent with the course objectives, content and scope, must be used to determine
    student’s final grade. Student performance will be evaluated by essay unless problem solving or skill
    demonstration is more appropriate.)

      Req.    Opt.                                                  Req. Opt.
                  Quizzes, Unit Tests, Midterms                             Essays
                  Final Exam                                                Term Papers, Projects and Reports
                  Laboratory Reports                                        Homework Assignments
                  Observation Record of Student                             Oral Presentations
                   Performance                                              Questionnaires
                  Class Participation                                       Standardized Tests
                  Written Compositions                                      Other (      )
                  Criterion Referenced Tests

      (For Distributive Learning courses: explain how testing will be accomplished, i.e., through U.S. mail, over E-mail,
      in on-campus testing center, at the LAC, or in designated classroom. When an in-person testing center or site is
      used, a picture ID will be required to verify student’s identity during testing or examination.)


      The instructor and acquisitions librarian have evaluated the library materials relating to this course and noted
      relevant supporting materials and needs.

      Acquisitions Librarian __________________________________________ Date ________________________

      The above signature does not denote approval or disapproval of this course. Signature is not required for routine
      course revisions, which do not have substantive changes.


      The instructor has consulted with the LAN Administrator and Distance Education Coordinator regarding needed
      support related to this course. This support may include use of college facilities, assistance in preparation of
      materials to be sent over the ISDN lines in digitized format, and provision for intellectual property rights of the

      LAN Administrator ____________________________________________ Date ________________________

      Distance Education Coordinator __________________________________ Date ________________________

      The above signatures do not denote approval or disapproval of this course. Signatures are not required for routine
      course revisions that do not have substantive changes.

_W. Hollis/J. Cunningham____________ ___10-07-2005_              __W. Hollis__________________________10-07-2005
                 Prepared by             Date                                 Division Chair           Date

_______________________________________________                  _____________________________________________
        Curriculum Committee Chair    Date                             V. P. Academic Affairs         Date

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                                     LOS ANGELES HARBOR COLLEGE

Name of Course: EMT 013

Using the Official Course Outline, please determine whether or not the above listed credit course meets the following
standards and criteria required in Title 5, Part VI of the California Administrative Code, and which has been designated
as appropriate to the Associate Degree. Place a mark (X) in the appropriate box. For courses applicable for an Associate
Degree all criteria must be met. For courses NOT applicable for an Associate Degree only criteria marked with an (*)
must be met.
                                                                                                           MET      MET

* 1. Is recommended by the responsible college officials, and the academic senate or other
     appropriate faculty body as meeting the requirements of this subsection and has been approved
     by the local district governing board as a course meeting the needs of the students eligible for

* 2. Is taught by a credentialed instructor in the discipline

* 3. Is offered as described in an outline in official college files. That outline shall specify the unit
      value, scope, objectives, content in terms of a specified body of knowledge, appropriate
      reading and writing assignments, outside of class assignments, instructional methodology, and
      methods of evaluation for determining whether the stated objectives have been met by students.

* 4. Is taught in accordance with a set of instructional objectives common to all students.

* 5a. Provides for measurement of student performance in terms of the stated course objectives and
     culminates in a formal recorded grade based upon uniform standards in accordance with
     Section 55758 of this part, which is permanently recorded as an evaluation of student

   5b. Bases grades on demonstrated proficiency in subject matter determined by multiple
       measurements for evaluation; and has examinations, including essays and/or, where
       appropriate, uses appropriate symbol systems and/or skills demonstrations by students.

* 6a. Grants units of credit based upon a specified relationship between the number of units assigned
      to the course and the number of lecture and/or laboratory hours or performance criteria
      specified in the course outline.

  6b. Requires a minimum of three hours of work per week including class time for each unit of
      credit and prorated for short term, lab and activity courses.

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                                                                                                        MET   MET

   7. Treats subject matter with the scope and intensity, which requires students to study
       independently outside of class time.

 * 8.Requires, when appropriate, entrance skills and consequent prerequisites for the course before
      students are enrolled

   9. Requires as a pre- or co-requisite to enrollment in other courses throughout the degree and
      certificate curricula, eligibility for enrollment in associate degree credit courses in English
      and/or mathematics when language and/or computational skills at the associate degree level are
      deemed by the college and/or district curriculum committee as necessary for success in such

   10. Requires the ability to think critically and to understand and apply concepts in order to
      participate in the course.

   11. Requires learning skills and vocabulary appropriate for a college course.

   12. Requires the use of college level educational materials.

* 13. Allows repeated enrollment only as permitted by provisions of Division 2 (commencing with
     Section 51000). Section 55781-55783 and 58161 of this part.



   ___________________________________________________                     DATE ________________________
          Curriculum Committee Chairperson

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