Emergency Medical Technician

Faculty

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

Contact Information

Division
Natural, Physical and Health Sciences
Dean
Salima Allahbachayo (Health Sciences Director)
Administrative Secretary
Stefanie Fuentes
Division Office
PC 204
Division Phone Number
626-914-8720

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.