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There is a selective admission process to enroll in these classes. For an application, call (650) 949-6955. EMTP is an advanced paramedic education program.


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EMTP 60A PARAMEDIC COGNITIVE & AFFECTIVE IA9 Units
First of three modularized lecture series which paramedic students will learn and discuss the EMS System, understand the relationship of anatomy and physiology of the human body, life span of the patient, cellular function and disease, medical terminology, and pharmacology related to patient care. Intended for students in the paramedic program.
Prerequisites: BIOL 40A, 40B and 40C or equivalent.
Corequisite: EMTP 60B.
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in EMTP 100A.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
9 hours lecture. (108 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
EMTP 60B PARAMEDIC COGNITIVE, PSYCHOMOTOR & AFFECTIVE IB3 Units
Paramedic skills presented: proper hand washing; personal protective equipment; patient assessment; intravenous access; intraosseous infusion; pharmacology; medication administration; airway management: endotracheal intubation, oropharygeal airway, nasopharyngeal airway, suctioning, dual lumen airways; advanced cardiac life support ambulance 911 call simulations and case studies; synchronized cardioversion; transcutaneous pacing; defibrillation; cardiovascular/chest pain emergency 911 call simulations; end tidal carbon dioxide monitoring; capnography; 12 lead ECG interpretation. Intended for students in the paramedic program.
Corequisite: EMTP 60A.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
1 hour lecture, 6.5 hours laboratory. (90 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
EMTP 61A PARAMEDIC COGNITIVE & AFFECTIVE IIA9 Units
Continuation of EMTP 60A, the second of three modularized lecture series. Discusses airway anatomy and management, EKG, 12 leads and discuss various respiratory emergencies. In addition students will learn and discuss neurological disorders, cardiovascular emergencies, musculoskeletal injuries and treatment, and GI, and GU anatomy and disorders. Intended for students in the paramedic program.
Prerequisites: EMTP 60A and 60B.
Corequisite: EMTP 61B and 63A.
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in EMTP 100B.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
9 hours lecture. (108 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
EMTP 61B PARAMEDIC COGNITIVE, AFFECTIVE & PSYCHOMOTOR IIB3 Units
The cognitive, psychomotor, and affective basis for EMT students wishing to become EMT paramedics. The paramedic: anatomy and physiology; patient assessment; respiratory ambulance 911 call simulations and case studies; nebulizer/BVM set-up; pleural decompression; digital intubation; foreign body airway obstruction; neurological ambulance 911 call simulations and case studies; 12 lead ECG interpretation; diabetic ambulance 911 call simulations and case studies; blood glucose analysis; medication administration; pharmacology; pediatric advanced life support ambulance 911 call simulations and case studies; non-traumatic abdominal ambulance 911 call simulations and case studies; bleeding control & shock management; pressure infusers; intubation with spinal immobilization; intravenous access; overdose and poisoning ambulance 911 call simulations and case studies. Intended for students in the paramedic program.
Prerequisites: EMTP 60A and 60B.
Corequisite: EMTP 61A and 63A.
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in EMTP 100B.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
1 hour lecture, 6.5 hours laboratory. (90 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
EMTP 62A PARAMEDIC COGNITIVE & AFFECTIVE IIIA9 Units
Continuation of EMTP 61A and is the third of three modularized lecture series. Discusses various toxicological emergencies, psychiatric emergencies, OB, pediatric anatomy and emergencies, command and control, triage, and the geriatric patient. Intended for students in the paramedic program.
Prerequisites: EMTP 61A, 61B and 63A.
Corequisite: EMTP 62B.
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in EMTP 100C.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
9 hours lecture. (108 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
EMTP 62B PARAMEDIC COGNITIVE, AFFECTIVE & PSYCHOMOTOR IIIB3 Units
Paramedic skills presented: proper hand washing; personal protective equipment; patient assessment; intravenous access; intraosseous infusion; pharmacology; medication administration; airway management: endotracheal intubation, oropharygeal airway, nasopharyngeal airway, suctioning, dual lumen airways; advanced cardiac life support ambulance 911 call simulations and case studies; synchronized cardioversion; transcutaneous pacing; defibrillation; cardiovascular/chest pain emergency 911 call simulations; end tidal carbon dioxide monitoring; capnography; 12 lead ECG interpretation. Intended for students in the paramedic program.
Prerequisites: EMTP 61A, 61B and 63A.
Corequisite: EMTP 62A.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
1 hour lecture, 6.5 hours laboratory. (90 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
EMTP 63A PARAMEDIC HOSPITAL SPECIALTY ROTATIONS1 Unit
Application of skills that demonstrate principles and concepts of anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, clinical symptoms and diagnosis as they pertain to pre-hospital emergency medical care of the sick and injured. The student will rotate through specialty areas of the hospital departments: pediatrics, pediatric intensive care unit, labor and delivery, surgery (airway management), respiratory therapy, other selected hospital areas, assisted Living, Skills Nursing Facilities, and facilities for the mentally and physically challenged. Intended for students in the paramedic program.
Prerequisites: EMTP 60A and 60B.
Corequisite: EMTP 61A and 61B.
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in EMTP 102.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
6 hours clinic. (72 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
EMTP 63B PARAMEDIC HOSPITAL EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT ROTATIONS3 Units
Application of skills that demonstrate principles and concepts of anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, clinical symptoms and diagnosis as they pertain to pre-hospital emergency medical care of the sick and injured. The student will rotate through specialty areas of the hospital departments: pediatrics, pediatric intensive care unit, labor and delivery, surgery (airway management), respiratory therapy, and other selected hospital areas. Intended for students in the paramedic program.
Prerequisites: EMTP 62A and 62B.
Corequisite: Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in EMTP 63A.
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in EMTP 102.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
14 hours clinic. (168 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU
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EMTP 64A PARAMEDIC AMBULANCE FIELD INTERNSHIP I8 Units
Application of paramedic knowledge and skills in the clinical setting as an intern responding on a 911 ambulance to ill and injured patients while being instructed and evaluated by a field preceptor. The student has the task of initiating, providing, and directing entire emergency patient care while under the supervision of a preceptor. First of two ambulance field internships required for certification as an EMT-Paramedic in California.
Prerequisites: EMTP 63B.
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in EMTP 103A.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
40 hours clinic. (480 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
EMTP 64B PARAMEDIC AMBULANCE FIELD INTERNSHIP II8 Units
Application of paramedic knowledge and skills in the clinical setting as an intern responding on a 911 ambulance to ill and injured patients while being instructed and evaluated by a field preceptor. The student has the task of initiating, providing, and directing entire emergency patient care while under the supervision of a preceptor. Second of two ambulance field internships required for certification as an EMT-Paramedic in California.
Prerequisite: EMTP 64A.
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in EMTP 103B.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
40 hours clinic. (480 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 


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