Emergency Department Assistant
EDA Course Descriptions
10A – EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT ASSISTANT 010A (6 UNITS)
Emergency Medical Technician 01A Ambulance
The primary focus of this course is to provide basic emergency medical care and transportation for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system. The curriculum adheres to the Department of Transportation (DOT) and Basic Life Support guidelines.
10B – EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT ASSISTANT 010B (2 UNITS)
Emergency Medical Technician 01B Ambulance
This course allows students to practice and perform the psychomotor skills within the EMT scope of practice to include airway and breathing, cardiovascular and pharmacological interventions, and trauma care. A 20-hour outside clinical experience is a required part of this course.
Glenn Weiss, Program Coordinator
Lynn Yamakawa, Division Chair