Morgan Community College

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

Morgan Community College is the center for Emergency Medical Services training in Eastern Colorado. EMS training is available for anyone interested in emergency medical services work with ambulance services, hospitals, clinical settings, fire and police departments. Training is also for those who could use EMT skills for their business or personal use. Emergency Medical Services training for Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) is offered regularly. Continuing education courses, First Responder, and recertification courses are also offered. Certificates in EMT-Basic, EMT-Intermediate and Advanced EMT (AEMT) are available along with an Associate of General Studies (A.G.S.) degree. An A.G.S. degree will enable students to pursue EMS courses in greater depth.

Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) & First Aid Training

MCC provides training in emergency procedures for respiratory, obstructed airway, and cardiac arrest victims of all ages. It meets requirements of the American Red Cross and the American Heart Association.

HWE 101 - CPR is a 1 credit course in CPR that provides the completer with CPR certification for a one year period.

HWE 103 - Community First Aid and CPR is a 1 credit course which uses demonstration videos, instructor led practice and workbook/textbook study to prepare for certification in Adult/ Child/Infant CPR and Community First Aid.

HWE 122 - Responding to Emergencies provides standard first aid and CPR, with a more in-depth look at sudden illness, specific disease and emergencies in a 2 credit setting.

HWE 102 - CPR Recertification is a .25 credit course which reviews CPR for those whose CPR card is due but not expired. Student must provide a copy of current CPR certification. Recertification can be done for Professional Rescuer, Community, Adult, Child, and Infant CPR.

HPR 102 - CPR for Professionals is a .5 credit course that meets the requirement for American Red Cross Professional Rescuer CPR or American Heart Association Basic Life Support for those who work in Emergency Services, Health Care and other professional areas. Material presented in the course is basic patient assessment, basic airway management, rescue breathing, AED use and CPR for infant, children, and adult patients.

EMS 115 - First Responder Training is offered by MCC offered as approved by the Colorado Department of Public Safety, Division of Fire Safety. It provides the student with entry level knowledge for providing care at the scene of a medical emergency. First Responder is a single, 3 credit hour course.

EMS Continuing Education

EMT-B and EMT-I continuing education is available each year through courses in categories such as, Trauma, Medical Electives, I.V. Therapy for EMT’s.

Emergency Medical Technology-Basic Certificate

The EMT-Basic Certificate prepares graduates for jobs where certification is required by statute such as ambulance attendant, as well as other jobs where emergency medical skills are required. EMT-Basic is approved by the Colorado State Department of Health and is offered both spring and fall semesters on the Fort Morgan campus. MCC Centers offer EMT-Basic training annually. Upon successful completion of the EMT Basic Certificate program, students will then be eligible to take the National Registry Practical and Computer based exams. Students that successfully complete the National Registry exams can then apply to the State of Colorado, EMS Division for State Certification.

EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY-BASIC

CERTIFICATE

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

PROGRAM PREREQUISITES AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Pass American DataBank background check** See DISQUALIFYING OFFENSES ahttp://www.MorganCC.edu/docs/disqualifyingoffenses2010.pdf
  • Pass 10-panel drug screen**
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Submit proof of current immunizations**
  • Purchase required student liability insurance and make payment for clinical badge at MCC Bookstore
  • Documentation of current certification in American Heart Professional Rescuer CPR or equivalent
  • Completion of the EMT-Basic program application

**contact Student Success Advisor for Health Occupations for details

Course

Course Title

Credits

EMS 121

EMT Fundamentals

3

EMS 122

EMT Medical Emergencies

4

EMS 123

EMT Trauma Emergencies

2

EMS 170

EMT Basic Clinical

1

TOTAL CREDITS

10

M_CER_EMTB Approved by CCCS

Note: MCC will offer the required National Registry Practical Exams as needed.

Emergency Medical Technology - Intermediate Certificate

The Advanced and Intermediate level introduces the theories of advanced level assessment and management as outlined by the State of Colorado. The Emergency Medical Practice Advisory Council, under the direction of the executive director of the department, is responsible for advising the department regarding the appropriate scope of practice for EMS Providers.

EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY-INTERMEDIATE

CERTIFICATE

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

PROGRAM PREREQUISITES AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Pass American DataBank background check**

See DISQUALIFYING OFFENSES athttp://www.MorganCC.edu/docs/disqualifyingoffenses2010.pdf

  • Pass 10-panel drug screen**
  • Submit proof of current immunizations**
  • Purchase required student liability insurance at MCC Bookstore
  • Documentation of current certification in American Heart Professional Rescuer CPR or equivalent
  • Completion of the EMT-Intermediate program application

**contact Student Success Advisor for Health Occupations for details

 

Course

Course Title

Credits

EMS 203

EMT-Intermediate I

6

EMS 205

EMT-Intermediate II

6

EMS 270

Clinical: EMS Intermediate

3

TOTAL CREDITS

15

M_CER_EMTI Approved by CCCS

NOTE: MCC will offer or help the student find the required National Registry Practical

Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) Certificate

ADVANCED EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (AEMT)

CERTIFICATE

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Pass American DataBank background check**

See DISQUALIFYING OFFENSES at http://www.MorganCC.edu/docs/disqualifyingoffenses2010.pdf

  • Pass 10-panel drug screen**
  • Documentation of current EMT certification in Colorado
  • Submit proof of current immunizations**
  • Purchase required student liability insurance at MCC Bookstore
  • Documentation of current certification in American Heart Professional Rescuer CPR or equivalent
  • Completion of the AEMT program application

**contact Student Success Advisor for Health Occupations for details

 

Course

Course Title

Credits

EMS 127

AEMT Fundamentals

2

EMS 129

AEMT Pharmacology

1

EMS 131

AEMT Fundamentals

2

EMS 133

AEMT Medical Emergencies

2

EMS 135

AEMT Trauma Emergencies

2

EMS 171

AEMT Clinical Internship

2

TOTAL CREDITS

11

Pending approval by CCCS



Catalog Contents

Click arrowheads to expand or collapse items

Expand all · Collapse all

2013-2014 Morgan Community College Catalog w/March 2014 Addendum

Additions, Changes, Deletions, and Corrections

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

CATALOG INFORMATION

ACCREDITATION

ABOUT MCC, GOVERNANCE, MISSION & HISTORY

MAPS, DIRECTIONS, ADDRESSES & LOCATIONS

ADMISSIONS

ASSESSMENT

ADVISING

REGISTRATION

TUITION CLASSIFICATION

PRIVACY

COURSE OPTIONS

GRADES AND GRADING

ACADEMIC STANDING AND ACADEMIC RENEWAL

GRADUATION POLICIES

STUDENT RECORDS AND TRANSCRIPTS

TRANSFER FROM MCC

FINANCIAL AID

TUITION, FEES, PAYMENTS & REFUND POLICIES

STUDENT LIFE, ACTIVITIES, & SERVICES FOR STUDENTS

SAFETY ISSUES & NOTICES

COLLEGE CLOSURES

STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

LEGAL NOTICES & CONSUMER INFORMATION

DEGREES & CERTIFICATES

Explanation of Types of Degrees & Certificates

Explanation of Statewide Articulation Agreements

Associate of Arts Degrees with Designation

Associate of Science Degrees with Designation

Other Agreements

AG/BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

APPLIED TECHNOLOGY

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS

ASSOCIATE OF GENERAL STUDIES

ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE

AUTOMOTIVE COLLISION TECHNOLOGY

AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE TECHNOLOGY

BUSINESS

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

FIRE SCIENCE

HEALTH SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY

HUMAN RESOURCES

MASSAGE THERAPY

MEDICAL ASSISTANT

MULTIMEDIA

NURSE AIDE

NURSING

OFFICE SUPPORT SPECIALIST

PHLEBOTOMY

PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT

RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY

REAL ESTATE

SUPERVISION

WELDING

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

Courses (Alphabetical)

AAA-Academic Achievement Strategies Courses

ABM-Agriculture & Business Management Courses

ACC-Accounting Courses

ACT-Automotive Collision Technology Courses

AGB-Agriculture Business

AGE-Agriculture Economics Courses

AGY- Agriculture Crop and Soils Courses

AME-Agriculture Mechanics Courses

ANT-Anthropology Courses

ART-Art Courses

ASE-Automotive Service Technology Courses

ASL-American Sign Language Courses

AST-Astronomy Courses

BIO-Biology Courses

BTE-Business Technologies Courses

BUS-Business Courses

CCR 091 College Composition and Reading Lab

CCR 092 College Composition and Reading

CCR 093 College Composition and Reading Studio D

CCR 094 College Composition and Reading Studio 121

CHE-Chemistry Courses

CIS-Computer Information Systems Courses

COM-Communication Courses

CRJ-Criminal Justice Courses

CSC-Computer Science Courses

CSL-Counseling Courses

ECE-Early Childhood Education Courses

ECO-Economics Courses

EDU-Education Courses

EMS-Emergency Medical Services Courses

ENG-English Courses

ENV-Environmental Science Courses

ESL-English as a Second Language Courses

FST-Fire Science Technology Courses

Foreign Language Courses***

GEO-Geography Courses

GEY-Geology Courses

HHP-Holistic Health Professional Courses

HIS-History Courses

HPR-Health Professional Courses

HUM-Humanities Courses

HWE-Health and Wellness Courses

JOU-Journalism Courses

LIT-Literature Courses

MAN-Management Courses

MAR-Marketing Courses

MAT-Mathematics Courses

MGD-Multimedia Graphic Design Courses

MOT-Medical Office Technology Courses

MST-Massage Therapy Courses

MUS-Music Courses

NUA-Nursing Assistant Courses

NUR-Nursing Courses

PED-Physical Education Courses

PER-Physical Education Recreation Courses

PHI-Philosophy Courses

PHY-Physics Courses

POS-Political Science Courses

PSY-Psychology Courses

PTA-Physical Therapist Assistant Courses

RAM-Range Management Courses

REA-Reading Courses

REE-Real Estate Courses

RTE-Radiologic Technology Courses

SCI-Science Courses

SOC-Sociology Courses

SPA-Spanish Language Courses

SVT-Sport Vehicle Technology Courses

THE-Theatre Courses

WEL-Welding Courses

Course Numbering System

Credit Hours

Course Prerequisites

Course Co-requisites

Guaranteed Transfer Courses (GT/gtPathways)

Internship/Clinical/ Practicum/Service Learning/Cooperative Education Work Experience Courses

Special Topics: Seminars, Workshops (175-178 and 275-278)

Prefix Discipline/Program Area

PERSONNEL/STAFF DIRECTORY

Index