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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-1) Refresher Certificate Public Safety Total Units: 1
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Term Effective: Fall 2014


The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-1) Refresher Skills Certificate provides updated skills for individuals holding the EMT-1 certificate, in compliance with the requirements outlined by the State of California Administrative Code. Every two years, all certified EMT's are required to complete a refresher program course to maintain their certification.

The program utilizes basic principles learned as an EMT in the exploration & solving of problems in the pre-hospital setting. Completion of this certificate will fulfill California Emergency Medical Standards Authority testing mandates.

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  1. Identify changes and updates that apply to maintaining California Certification as an Emergency Medical Technician.

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-1) Refresher Certificate program are:

  • Complete 1 units from
    • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-1) Refresher Course Requirements

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-1) Refresher Course Requirements - complete 1.00 units
EMC 104.1Emergency Medical Technician Basic - Refresher1.00

Term Effective: Fall 2014

The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.

Term Inactive: Fall 2022

Previous Versions:

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-1) Refresher - effective Fall 2009
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-1) Refresher - effective Fall 1981

Course Prerequisites and Advisories:

Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories; that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course. Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers in the Program Requirements section.

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