Emergency Medical Technician


NameOffice Room NumberPhoneEmail
Hadsell, Clifford TC 204626-914-8755chadsell@citruscollege.edu

Contact Information

Natural, Physical and Health Sciences
Salima Allahbachayo (Health Sciences Director)
Administrative Secretary
Stefanie Fuentes
Division Office
PC 204
Division Phone Number

This discipline prepares students to do the following:

  • Use correct medical terminology and nomenclature in the correct context in order to effectively communicate health/medical information and concepts to others.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the ethical responsibilities of EMS and other healthcare providers.
  • Calculate various I.V. drip rates for patients undergoing I.V. therapy.
  • Develop problem solving and self-assessment skills and make appropriate decisions regarding a variety of procedural situations.
  • Identify the signs and symptoms of common medical emergencies related to various body systems.
  • Demonstrate the ability to interact with patients and work effectively as a member of the emergency medical services team.
  • Discuss various EMS systems both local/state and international.
  • Develop the ability to use and adapt to current technology used in emergency medical services practices.
  • Demonstrate understanding of administering patient prescribed drugs to patients.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the current duties of an EMT, practicing within scope of practice.