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, Emergency Medical Responder, and recertification courses are also offered. Certificates in EMT, 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 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 First Aid.

HWE 113 - First Aid and Adult CPR is a .5 credit course which teaches the recognition and care for breathing and cardiac emergencies for victims eight years old and up. American Red Cross certification in Adult CPR and Standard First Aid is available for students meeting the requirements.

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.

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 - Emergency Medical Training is offered by MCC offered as approved by the Division of Fire Safety. It provides the student with entry level knowledge for providing care at the scene of a medical emergency. Emergency Medical Training is a single, 3 credit hour course.

EMS Continuing Education

EMT, Advanced EMT 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 Technician Certificate

The Emergency Medical Technician 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 training annually. Upon successful completion of the EMT 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.

PROGRAM PREREQUISITES and ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Note: Not Financial Aid eligible

  • Pass 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 REQUIREMENTS:

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

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

Emergency Medical Technician - Intermediate Certificate

The Advanced and Intermediate levels introduce 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.

PROGRAM PREREQUISITES and ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Note: Not Financial Aid eligible

  • Pass background check**

See DISQUALIFYING OFFENSES at http://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 REQUIREMENTS:

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

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

Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) Certificate

PROGRAM PREREQUISITES and ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Note: Not Financial Aid eligible

  • Pass 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 REQUIREMENTS:

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

M_CER_EMIN



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2015-2016 Morgan Community College Catalog & November 2015 Addendum

CATALOG INFORMATION

ADDENDUM 2015-2016

GOVERNANCE

MISSION, VISION, VALUES & STRATEGIC COMMITMENTS

MAPS, DIRECTIONS, ADDRESSES & LOCATIONS

HISTORY

ACCREDITATION

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

ACADEMIC STANDING

ADMISSIONS

ADVISING

ASSESSMENT

COLLEGE CLOSURES

COURSES

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS (Alphabetical)

AAA-Advancing Academic Achievement Courses

ABM-Agriculture Business Management Courses

ACC-Accounting Courses

ACT-Automotive Collision Technology Courses

AGB-Agriculture Business Courses

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

AVT-Aviation Technology

BIO-Biology Courses

BTE-Business Technologies Courses

BUS-Business Courses

CCR-College Composition and Reading Courses

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

EIC-Electricity Industrial/Commercial Courses

ELT-Electronics 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

MTE-Manufacturing Technology Courses

MUS-Music Courses

NUA-Nursing Assistant Courses

NUR-Nursing Courses

PED-Physical Education Courses

PHI-Philosophy Courses

PHY-Physics Courses

POS-Political Science Courses

PPT-Power Plant Technology Courses

PSY-Psychology 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

DEGREES & CERTIFICATES

List of Degrees & Certificates Offered

Associate of Arts

Associate of Arts Degrees with Designation

Associate of Arts: Other Agreements

Associate of General Studies

Associate of Science

A.S. Degrees With Designation

Agriculture & Rural Business

Applied Technology

Automotive Collision Repair

Automotive Service Technology

Business

Early Childhood Education

Emergency Medical Services

Health Science Technology

Human Performance/ Physical Fitness

Industrial Electrical/Mechanical Maintenance

Massage Therapy

Medical Office Technologies

Medical Office Administrative Assistant

Multimedia

Nurse Aide

Nursing

Phlebotomy

Radiology Technology

Welding Technologies

FINANCIAL AID

GRADES & GRADING

GRADUATION & TRANSFER

LEGAL NOTICES & CONSUMER INFORMATION

PERSONNEL & STAFF DIRECTORY

REGISTRATION

SAFETY ISSUES & NOTICES

MISSION, VISION, VALUES & STRATEGIC COMMITMENTS

STUDENT RECORDS AND TRANSCRIPTS

STUDENT LIFE, ACTIVITIES, & SERVICES

STUDENT RIGHTS & RESPONSIBILITIES

TUITION CLASSIFICATION

TUITION, FEES, PAYMENTS & REFUND POLICIES

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