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Program Outcomes - EMT Certificate

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Emergency Medical Technology Certificate program, the learner will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the proper donning and doffing of protective gear appropriate for the EMT and situation.
  2. Perform CPR, both 1 and 2 person for adult, child, and infant to Healthcare provider level consistent with American Heart Association level.
  3. Perform basic airway mgt. techniques including insertion of adjuncts intended for  the oropharynx and nasopharynx.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to assist patients with their own prescribed medicines.
  5. Assess, manage, and stabilize patients of all ages and demographics with medical emergencies.
  6. Assess, manage, and stabilize patients of all ages and demographics with traumatic emergencies.
  7. Demonstrate the ability to properly prepare the patient for transport while limiting or aggravating any injuries.
  8. Demonstrate the knowledge of triage and assigning patients to the appropriate level facility.
  9. Demonstrate the ability to interact with other responders appropriately including giving and taking Advice on patient care.  Interact as a member of a team.
  10. Demonstrate the ability to complete a patient care report including a summation of treatment provided to the receiving facility or transporting ambulance.

Program Effectiveness Data

For Academic Year 2012/13, PCC student pass rates for those industry examinations for which data is available are given below.

National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians:

  • Emergency Medical Technician - Basic Certification written exam:  178 students tested, 148 students passed (83.15%)