EMERGENCY ROOM TECHNICIAN
The Emergency Room Technician (ER Tech) Certification prepares you to be part of the health care team in an Emergency Department (ED) or Urgent Care setting. This certificate will enhances your job opportunities because of the knowledge and skills acquired in the classroom plus the supervised clinical in a metro hospital Emergency Department. Some of the courses and skills taught are EMT, administering a 12-lead EKG test, venipuncture techniques (blood drawing), splinting and casting, urinary catheterization, wound cleaning, IV set-up and proper lifting techniques. Students are required to pass the Nursing Assistant written and skills tests. Cleared criminal background check and completed TB skin test required.
Emergency Medical Services
Credits: Total Occupational Certificate Credits 20
Award Outcomes: |
The new ER Tech Certification provides a standard that Hospital ED`s and Urgent Care Centers and clinics are seeking in this entry-level position for a health care career. This training and work experience will expose you and prepare you for other health care careers in hospitals and clinics.
|Technical Studies Required: 17 Credits|
Emergency Medical Responder (First Responder) 3
Emergency Medical Technician Basic 6
Lifting Techniques for Health Professionals 1
Understanding EKGs 1
Phlebotomy Techniques 3
ER Procedures and Clinical 3
Medical Terminology for EMS/ER Personnel 3
|Technical Studies Electives: 0 Credits|