Emergency Medical Technician
April 1, 2014-May 14, 2014 (Tuesdays & Wednesdays:6pm-10pm)
A fee-based EMR course will be offered through College of the Desert's Partnership and Community Education (PaCE) center from April-1, 2014 through May 14, 2014. The class will meet Tuesday and Wednesday evenings from 6:00pm to 10:00pm. This course is an excellent preparatory course for EMT and includes required CPR Basic Life Support (BLS) certifications, medical terminology, the EMS system and hands-on skills training. EMR students are not required to attend an information session but must register for this class through the PaCE center at (760)776-7420.
The COD-PaCE center is located at 72480 Hwy 111 Palm Desert, CA 92260 inside the Westfield Shopping Center on the first floor right below the food court.
June 2, 2014-July 31, 2014 (M,T,W,Th: 6pm-10pm)
A fee-based EMT course will be offered through College of the Desert's Partnership and Community Education (PACE) center from June 2, 2014 through July 31, 2014. This class meets four (4) days per week, Monday through Thursday from 6:00pm to 10:00pm at the main Palm Desert campus in classroom PSA 18. Registration for this class will be through the PaCE center at (760)776-7420. Students must attend a mandatory information session listed below prior to the start of the class.
Information Sessions for Emergency Medical Technician
Students wishing to enroll in any EMT class must attend a mandatory information session prior to the first day of class. Available information session dates are listed below.
During information sessions students will review medical forms and other information that must be completed prior to the first day of class. Students will also learn program requirements concerning uniforms, class meetings and homework assignments.
All prospective EMT students MUST attend an information session and must register PRIOR to the first class session. Attendance is mandatory on the first night of class. Students who do not attend the first class will be dropped from the program.
Students will need to bring a writing utensil, paper, and any questions they might have.
(Note: Please be on time. Students arriving late will be referred to the next information session.)
All other EMT questions should be directed to the EMT advisors listed below:
Information session dates:
Information sessions will be held at the College of the Desert Public Safety Academy classroom PSA 18
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.
Important Note: Please click on the below link, print out all documents and bring them with you to the information session.
EMT INFORMATION SESSION PACKET.pdf
If you have a conviction record containing anything other than minor traffic violations please see the following linked document for particular Penal Code sections that apply to health care occupations.
EMT REFRESHER REGISTRATION INFORMATION:
The EMT Refresher course is for those students who have completed a recognized EMT program and are in the process of renewing their EMT certificate. This course is also for those students needing to review and update information to be qualified to take or retake the NREMT certifying exam as required by the State of California.
There will be a Spring 2014 course offered through College of the Desert and is scheduled for February 1, 2014 - March 8, 2014. Class will meet on Saturdays from 8am-3:35pm in classroom PSA 15.
Registration for EMT Refresher course is through the College Admissions Office/Web Advisor.
EMT Advisors can be reached via email: Carol Giannini: firstname.lastname@example.org
James Brakebill: email@example.com