Program Outcomes - EMT Certificate
Upon successful completion of the Emergency Medical Technology Certificate program, the learner will be able to:
- Demonstrate the proper donning and doffing of protective gear appropriate for the EMT and situation.
- Perform CPR, both 1 and 2 person for adult, child, and infant to Healthcare provider level consistent with American Heart Association level.
- Perform basic airway mgt. techniques including insertion of adjuncts intended for the oropharynx and nasopharynx.
- Demonstrate the ability to assist patients with their own prescribed medicines.
- Assess, manage, and stabilize patients of all ages and demographics with medical emergencies.
- Assess, manage, and stabilize patients of all ages and demographics with traumatic emergencies.
- Demonstrate the ability to properly prepare the patient for transport while limiting or aggravating any injuries.
- Demonstrate the knowledge of triage and assigning patients to the appropriate level facility.
- Demonstrate the ability to interact with other responders appropriately including giving and taking Advice on patient care. Interact as a member of a team.
- 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%)