Class-Web Logo

CLASS-Web Course Catalog Academic Year 2017-2018

This is the course catalog for the current academic year. When you have finished click the BACK button on your browser or the Return to CLASS-Web link at the bottom of the page

Emergency Medical Services
EMS 1 First Responder 2.50 Units
This course is designed to provide students with the basic knowledge and skills to manage many medical and trauma-related emergencies; includes cardiopulmonary resuscitation and prevention of disease transmission. Students will learn through lecture and lab practice how their role as an Emergency medical responder aligns with the Emergency Medical Services community. Successful completion of the knowledge and skills tests qualifies for an Emergency Medical Responder Certificate and an American Heart Association "Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider" Certificate. May not receive credit if Health 61 has been completed.
College: Chabot College
Division: Kinesiology, Health, Athletics
 
EMS 2 Emerg Med Tech - Basic 6.50 Units
Provides training in the foundation skills and knowledge required of the EMT-1 scope of practice. The EMT-1 certification is the minimum requirement for ambulance attendants and most entry level firefighter positions. EMT-1 certification is also required for entry into paramedic training. This training program is accredited by the Alameda County Emergency Medical Services Agency. This course enrollment also requires: Evidence of immunizations for measles, mumps, and rubella. Evidence of Hepatitis B immunization series completed or in progress. A current (within one year of course completion) negative TB test is also required. Current healthcare CPR certification is required. May not receive credit if Health 81 has been completed. Corequisite: EMS 2W. Prerequisite: EMS 1 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher)
College: Chabot College
Division: Kinesiology, Health, Athletics
Co-Requisites: EMS 2W
 
EMS 2W Patient Stabil Extric & Triage .50 Units
Patient stabilization techniques to include safe patient extrication from a simulated motor vehicle accident. Includes triage for multi-casualty incident/disa management. May not receive credit if Health 83 has been completed. Corequisite: EMS 2
College: Chabot College
Division: Kinesiology, Health, Athletics
Co-Requisites: EMS 2
 
EMS 4 Emerg Med Tech-Basic Refresher 1.50 Units
Provides training in the foundation skills and knowledge required of the EMT-Basic scope of practice. The EMT-B certification is the minimum requirement for ambulance attendants and most entry level Firefighter positions. EMT certification is also required for entry into Paramedic school. 30 total hours accredited by the Alameda County Emergency Medical Services Agency. May not receive credit if Health 85 has been completed. Prerequisite: EMS 2 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher) and , EMS 2W (completed with a grade of "C" or higher) or current EMT certification.
College: Chabot College
Division: Kinesiology, Health, Athletics
 
EMS 10 Paramedic Theory 1 6.00 Units
General paramedic didactic education and training following the current Department of Transportation National Emergency Services Education Standards (NEMSES) and California Code of Regulations, Title 22. Includes cognitive content associated with: preparatory, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, airway management, patient assessment, and trauma patient management. Pre-requisites: EMS 81 or EMS 20 or current certification as an EMT with the State of California; EMS 62; and BIO 50. Co-requisite: EMS 12.
College: Las Positas College
Division: STEM
Co-Requisites: EMS 12
 
EMS 11 Paramedic Theory 2 6.00 Units
This course provided paramedic didactic education and training following the current Department of Transportation National Emergency Services Education Standards (NEMSES) and California Code of Regulations, Title 22. Includes cognitive content associated with: Medical emergencies, special patient populations, and EMS operations. Prerequisite:EMS 10 and EMS 12 with a minimum grade of C Corequisite: EMS 13
College: Las Positas College
Division: STEM
 
EMS 12 Paramedic Laboratory 1 4.00 Units
Provides the skills portion of the current Department of Transportation National Emergency Services Education Standards (NEMSES) and California Code of Regulations, Title 22. Includes psychomotor skills associated with: preparatory, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, airway management, patient assessment, and trauma patient management. Pre-requisites: EMS 81 or EMS 20 or current certification as an EMT with the State of California; EMS 62; and BIO 50. Co-requisite: EMS 10.
College: Las Positas College
Division: STEM
Co-Requisites: EMS 10
 
EMS 13 Paramedic Laboratory 2 4.00 Units
Provides the skills portion of the current Department of Transportation National Emergency Services Education Standards (NEMSES) and California Code of Regulations, Title 22. Includes psychomotor skills associated with: medical patient management, cardiac patient management, special populations, ems operations, and simulated patient encounters. Prerequisite: EMS 10 and EMS 12 with a minimum grade of C Corequisite: EMS 11 EMS 11 provides the didactic knowledge needed to succeed in skills labs of EMS 13.
College: Las Positas College
Division: STEM
Co-Requisites: EMS 11
 
EMS 14 Paramedic Clinical Practicum 6.00 Units
Provides instruction to enhance student's knowledge of emergency care in a clinical setting. Students are provided access to adequate numbers of patients, proportionally distributed by illness, injury, gender, age, and common problems encountered in the delivery of emergency care appropriate to the level of the Emergency Medical Services Profession(s). Hospital/clinical experiences include the operating room, recovery room, intensive care unit, coronary care unit, labor and delivery room, pediatrics, and emergency department, and include exposure to an adequate number of pediatric, obstetric, psychiatric, and geriatric patients.
College: Las Positas College
Division: STEM
 
EMS 15 Paramedic Field Internship 10.00 to 13.00 Units
Provides practicum experience for paramedic students to observe and participate in emergency medical care supervised by a preceptor in an emergency response vehicle. Requires a minimum of 480 hours, and students must document at least 40 advanced life support (ALS) patient contacts. Student will provide the full continuum of care from initial contact to transfer of care at the receiving facility for half of all ALS contacts. Students must obtain minimum competency as a Team Leader. The field internship provides the student with an opportunity to serve as team leader in a variety of pre-hospital advanced life support emergency medical situations.
College: Las Positas College
Division: STEM
 
EMS 20 Emergency Medical Technician 6.50 Units
Provides training in the foundation skills and knowledge required of the EMT scope of practice. The EMT certification is the minimum requirement for ambulance attendants and most entry-level firefighter positions. EMT certification is also required for entry into paramedic training. This training program is accredited by the Alameda County Emergency Medical Services District. Prerequisite: EMS 30 with a minimum grade of B or current Emergency Medical Responder certification and Basic Life Support CPR.
College: Las Positas College
Division: STEM
 
EMS 30 Emergency Medical Responder 3.00 Units
Development of knowledge and skills necessary for recognizing and caring for emergency situations, including cardiopulmonary resuscitation, prevention of disease transmission, and automated external defibrillation. Designed for first responders in an emergency. Successful completion of the knowledge, skills tests and with a successful completion of the course at 80% accumulative points and the summative final at (80%) qualifies for a American Safety and Health Institute(ASHI) "First Responder" Certificate and an American Heart Association "Basic Life Support Health Care Provider" Certificate. 2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory.
College: Las Positas College
Division: STEM
 
EMS 50 EMT-P Preparatory Theory 5.00 Units
Overview of the emergency health care profession and the the role of the Paramedic within the Emergency Medical Service (EMS) system. Development of communication competency skills in the use of radio equipment and when speaking to adjunct medical staff and EMS partner. Emphasis on legal issues and medical emergency record keeping. Principles and application of the language and terminology of medicine. Overview of the structure and function of the major body systems, organization of the body, and homeostatic mechanisms. Emphasis on evaluation and documentation skills used in the delivery of emergency care. Prerequisites: Emergency Medical Services 81 (completed with a grade of “B” or higher or current valid certification as an EMT-Basic); and Biology 50 and Health Science 52 (both completed with a grade of “C” or higher).
College: Las Positas College
Division: STEM
Co-Requisites: EMS 51 EMS 52 EMS 53 EMS 54 EMS 55 EMS 56 EMS 57
 
EMS 51 EMT-P Human Systems 4.00 Units
Overview of the structure and function of the major body systems, organization of the body, immunologigial, and homeostatic mechanisms. Discussion of the underlying pathophysiological principles of emergent conditions. Prerequisite: Emergency Medical Services 50 (completed with a grade of “C” or higher).
College: Las Positas College
Division: STEM
Co-Requisites: EMS 52 EMS 53 EMS 54 EMS 55 EMS 56 EMS 57
 
EMS 52 EMS-P Pharmacology/Airway 4.00 Units
Basic principles of pharmacology, drug classifications, action of drugs, clinical uses, administration of drugs, and advanced airway techniques. Emphasis on drugs and solutions used in the pre-hospital emergency environment by paramedics. Prerequisite: Emergency Medical Services 51 (completed with a grade of “C” or higher).
College: Las Positas College
Division: STEM
Co-Requisites: EMS 50 EMS 53 EMS 54 EMS 55 EMS 56 EMS 57
 
EMS 53 EMT-P Medical Syndromes 5.00 Units
Overview of the patient assessment techniques for the paramedic. Overview of the medical patient and presentation of principle of toxicology and infectious diseases and their management in a prehospital setting. Prerequisite: EMS 52 (completed with a grade of “C” or higher).
College: Las Positas College
Division: STEM
Co-Requisites: EMS 50 EMS 51 EMS 54 EMS 55 EMS 56 EMS 57
 
EMS 54 Abdominal & Neuro Syndromes 5.00 Units
Overview of the abdominal, genitourinary, gastrointestinal, hematological, nervous, and endocrine systems of the human body for the field paramedic. Discussion of the emergencies that affect the systems and how to manage them in the prehospital environment. Supervised clinical sessions at a hospital emergency department, labor and delivery suite, pediatric clinic, to include exposure to emergency, cardiac, surgical, obstetric, and pediatric patients with a clinical preceptor.
College: Las Positas College
Division: STEM
Co-Requisites: EMS 50 EMS 51 EMS 52 EMS 53 EMS 55 EMS 56 EMS 57
 
EMS 55 Cardiac & Resp Syndromes 5.00 Units
Overview of prehospital evaluation and management of patients experiencing cardiac and respiratory emergencies, including monitoring and interpretation of ECG's. Comprehensive treatment through the use of advanced airway management, cardiac pharmacology, rapid defibrillation, and utilization of cardiac monitoring in the clinical setting. Supervised clinical sessions at a hospital emergency department, labor and delivery suite, pediatric clinic, to include exposure to emergency, cardiac, surgical, obstetric, and pediatric patients with a clinical preceptor.
College: Las Positas College
Division: STEM
Co-Requisites: EMS 50 EMS 51 EMS 52 EMS 53 EMS 54 EMS 56 EMS 57
 
EMS 56 Trauma and Shock 4.00 Units
Overview of prehospital evaluation and management of patients experiencing trauma emergencies, including monitoring and interpretation of ECG's, placement of intravenous lines. Comprehensive treatment through the use of advanced airway management, fluid resuscitation and shock treatment in the clinical setting. Supervised clinical sessions at a hospital emergency department, labor and delivery suite, pediatric clinic, to include exposure to emergency, cardiac, surgical, obstetric, and pediatric patients with a clinical preceptor.
College: Las Positas College
Division: STEM
Co-Requisites: EMS 50 EMS 51 EMS 52 EMS 53 EMS 54 EMS 55 EMS 57
 
EMS 57 Special Patient Populations 5.00 Units
Overview with an emphasis on evaluation and in hospital management of patients presenting with behavioral emergencies. Emphasis on the special medical needs of the geriatric patient. Focus on ambulance operations to include hazardous incidents, multicasualty incidents and mass casualty incidents caused by weapons of mass destruction or acts of terrorism. Supervised clinical sessions at a hospital emergency department, labor and delivery suite, pediatric clinic, to include exposure to emergency cardiac, surgical, obstetric, and pediatric patients with a clinical preceptor.
College: Las Positas College
Division: STEM
Co-Requisites: EMS 50 EMS 51 EMS 52 EMS 53 EMS 54 EMS 55 EMS 56
 
EMS 58 Ambulance Field Internship 5.00 Units
Clinical internship and field phase of paramedic training with a demonstration of advanced life support skills in a variety of emergency situations. Emphasis on clinical evaluation and intervention in the pre-hospital setting, Emergency Department, Psychiatric Emergency Services, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Labor and Delivery Trauma, Operating Room Anesthesia and Pediatric Clinic. Prerequisite: Emergency Medical Services 57 (completed with a "C" or higher).
College: Las Positas College
Division: STEM
Co-Requisites: EMS 50 EMS 51 EMS 52 EMS 53 EMS 54 EMS 55 EMS 56 EMS 57
 
EMS 62 BASIC MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY 3.00 Units
A basic course in medical terminology designed for students in studying for Allied Health careers such as Surgical Technologist, Paramedic, Pre-nursing, and Radiology Technician. Medical vocabulary with concentration on prefixes, suffixes, and root words. Emphasis on word dissection, definitions as applied to the body systems including the terminology used in surgical procedures. Concepts focus on comprehensive terminology, pronunciation and spelling core. Students who are currently enrolled in or have completed Health 52 or Health Science 52 may not receive credit.
College: Las Positas College
Division: STEM
 
EMS 70A COMMUNITY CPR .50 Units
Development of the knowledge, skills and personal judgment necessary to initiate and perform basic life support techniques in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Designed to citizens in the community. Successfully completion of the knowledge and skills test qualifies for American Red Cross Community (CPR) or American Heart Association Adult and Pediatric Heart Saver Certificate.
College: Las Positas College
Division: STEM
 
EMS 70B CPR FOR HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS .50 Units
Development of knowledge, skills and personal judgment necessary to initiate and perform basic life support techniques as a health care professional. Successful completion of the knowledge and skills tests qualifies for an American Red Cross Professional or an American Heart Association Basic Life Support Health Care Provider Certificate. Prerequisite EMS 70A (completed with current-valid certificate issued or equivalent).
College: Las Positas College
Division: STEM
 
EMS 91 EMT - REFRESHER 1.50 Units
Provides a refresher in the foundation and knowledge required of the EMT – 1 scope of practice. The EMT – 1 certification is the minimum requirement for ambulance attendants and most entry-level firefighter positions. EMT-1 certification is also required for entry into paramedic training. This refresher program is accredited by the Alameda County Emergency Medical Services Agency. The course provides 24 hours of continuing education units and skills verification testing that EMT’s must complete every two years. Prerequisite: EMS 81 (completed with a grade “B” or higher).
College: Las Positas College
Division: STEM
 

Return to CLASS-Web Homepage

Release 8.2

Last Updated 01/16/2019 20:01