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Students practice emergency medical procedures in class.

Emergency Medical Technician

 

Our EMT program is an intensive eighteen-week course or an eight-week summer course. This consists of classroom lectures as well as clinical and ambulance field experience. Scheduling for the shift will be established by faculty, with every effort made to accommodate the student work schedule. 

 

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Emergency Medical Provider Certificate

 

Contact

James Sloan
Instructor-Paramedic, Program Coordinator
(909) 652-6844
james.sloan@chaffey.edu
Nik Pheng
Instructor-Paramedic, Program Director
Nik.phen@chaffey.edu
Joshua Stapleton
Instructor-Paramedic, Clinical Director
Joshua.stapleton@chaffey.edu
Michael McGinnis
Instructor-Paramedic
Michael.mcginnis@chaffey.edu
Christopher Cano
Instructor-Paramedic
Christopher.cano@chaffey.edu
Corey Lynch
Instructor-Paramedic
Corey.lynch@chaffey.edu

 

Mandatory Background Requirement

This information is for the sole purpose of background screening for this
school only.

Each student will be required to submit to a criminal background verification prior to attending clinical or field shifts. Information on how to complete this process will be provided to students during the early stages of the class and can only be done through the program approved vendor. Failure to complete this requirement by the specified date will be grounds for dismissal from the class.

Information reported will be: County Criminal, National Sex Offender database, Nationwide Healthcare Fraud, Office of Inspector General Sanctions, Social Security alerts, County of Residence and Employment (7 years) and a DMV report. The results are reported directly the EMS Program Director and or their designee.

Decisions for immediate removal will be determined by California Health and Safety Code of Regulations, Title 22, Social Security, Division 9 - Prehospital Emergency Medical Services, Chapter 6 - Process for EMT and Advanced EMT Disciplinary Actions, Article 4 - Determination and Notification of Action, Section 100214.3 - Denial or Revocation of a Certificate, (c) (1-9) and (d) (1-2).

Felony convictions and certain misdemeanor convictions may prevent a student from participating in hospital clinical rotation, ambulance ride-out, and final certification. Students with a conviction may complete the classroom portion for a final grade from Chaffey College, but will not be qualify for National Registry Testing.