EMS-109: EMT-Basic Clinical Externship

Catalog Info

Effective Term
Winter 2015
WebAdvisor Title
EMT-Basic Clinical Externship
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
3 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

Provides a structured clinical experience in the hospital and in the prehospital emergency medical service environment. Focuses on providing an opportunity to demonstrate learned assessment skills in real-life situations under appropriate supervision. Course meets the recommendations of the National Department of Transportation for EMT- Basics. NOTE: Successful completion of this course is required for individuals to be eligible to take the National Registry Certifying Exam for EMT-Basics; this exam is not included in this course. (Due to the nature of this course, all students must have completed the Health Careers medical packet, criminal background clearance, and provide proof of health insurance prior to attending clinical. Students must also provide proof of a current Healthcare Provider CPR card from the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross prior to attending clinical rotations.)

ENG-131 Eligible
EMS-100, EMS-107
Course Satisfies MACRAO Requirements

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Other Details

Credit for EMS 100, EMS 107 and EMS 109 (Corequisites) can be granted upon the presentation of a CURRENT EMT-Basic license from the State of Michigan and a National Registry of EMT-B certification.

Office Contact
School of Health & Human Services: 313-845-9877, hhsinfo@hfcc.edu, Health Careers Education Ctr, Room: G-132