EMT - Basic - Certificate of Achievement

Doña Ana Community College

2020-21 Catalog

(10 credits)

This program makes possible rapid completion and quick entry into the workforce. Those who complete the program will be qualified to work in various settings within the emergency medical services field, including hospitals, ambulance services, and fire departments. The credits earned also may be applied toward completion of the EMT–Intermediate program and the associate degree in emergency medical services.

Prerequisites for Entry into EMT–Basic Program

See overview page, Program Prerequisites and Entrance Requirements.

To graduate with a certificate or an associate degree, students must earn a C or better in all OEEM courses, and achieve a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0.

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 10 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Prefix Title Credits
Technical Requirements
OEEM 101CPR for the Health Care Professional1
OEEM 120Emergency Medical Technician Basic6
OEEM 120 LEmergency Medical Technician Basic Lab2
OEEM 121Emergency Medical Technician Basic Field/Clinical1
Total Credits10

See Overview page for complete Program Prerequisites and Entrance Requirements.

(10 credits)

A Suggested Plan of Study

The contents of this roadmap may vary depending on initial student placement in mathematics and English. This is only a suggested plan of study for students, and is not intended as a contract.  Individual student academic plans may vary. Please contact your academic advisor to create a plan that works for you. Course availability may vary from fall to spring semester and may be subject to modification or change.

To graduate with a certificate or an associate degree, students must earn a C or better in all OEEM courses, and achieve a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0.

Students must complete all University certificate requirements to total at least 10 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
OEEM 101 CPR for the Health Care Professional 1
OEEM 120 Emergency Medical Technician Basic 6
OEEM 120 L Emergency Medical Technician Basic Lab 2
OEEM 121 Emergency Medical Technician Basic Field/Clinical 1
 Credits10
 Total Credits10