Why EMT at UCSB?
This program is designed to give the student the skills and knowledge to function as a working Emergency Medical Technician at the basic level. Certification required CPR courses are also offered on the UCSB campus.
PaCE courses are taught by seasoned professionals and scheduled for students and working professionals on weekday evenings and weekends. Our state-of-the-art classrooms feature high-fidelity manikins.
What does the EMT Program Offer?
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XLRN 815.EMT - Emergency Medical Technician – Basic
This program is designed to give the student the skills and knowledge to function as a working Emergency Medical Technician at the basic level. The program is intended for those who want to gain employment as a firefighter, emergency care technician at a hospital and Ambulance driver or attendant. It is also for those individuals who are planning on attempting to obtain a higher level of medical training such as RN, PA or MD as an enhancement for the competitive application process for those professions.
XLRN 816.EMT Intensive Recertification
This competency-based course will consist of a minimum of 24 classroom hours and skills competency as required for the use of recertification as an EMT under the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians as well as EMT recertification through continuing education hours for both California and Santa Barbara County. The refresher training program is divided into seven modules
XLRN 818.EMT Bites and Stings
Identify, assessment and treatment of bite and stings emergencies in Santa Barbara County.
XLRN 815.CPR CPR/AED For Healthcare Providers & Professional Rescuers
The Basic Life Support (BLS) course provides healthcare providers and public safety professionals the knowledge and skills necessary to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies in adult, child and infant patients. Consistent with the 2015 AHA Guidelines for CPR/ECC, BLS is the foundational CPR/AED program typically required for healthcare providers and public safety professionals.
“PaCE has helped me gain hard skills as an EMT that have opened the door for job opportunities in patient care.”
- Morgan Smith