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Fire Technology Program

Fall 2015 - Fire Tech

         Fire Tech 112:                                                                    

 PLEASE READ THIS ENTIRE PAGE OF INFORMATION REGARDING THE FIRE TECHNOLOGY CLASSES - Through #6 below      

                          

  * Section #82169 - Mondays and Wednesdays 6:10pm to 10:00pm  at Indian Valley Campus -Bldg.27 - Room 112

               (24 additional hours TBA for ambulance / hospital observation)

           THERE WILL ALSO BE 4 SATURDAY CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE: 

                                                                 9/26, 10/3, 11/21 & 12/5   

 

 EMT Refresher Course    -   

        Fire Tech 120A (1.5 units) or Fire Tech 120B (3 units)

         All students wishing to take the EMT Refresher course must register before the Fall 2015 registration deadline.

         Please register for one of these courses and meet with the Fire Tech Instructor at the first class (Monday - August 17th )

          to arrange your hours.

 Black arrow Please be sure to scroll down and read all information through #6 on this webpage.

 

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PLEASE OPEN AND DOWNLOAD EACH OF THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS:                             

You must submit all the required forms to - either mail or in person:


College of Marin

Health Sciences Department- SMN Building - Room 301B

835 College Avenue

Kentfield, CA 94904

 

PLEASE NOTE:

 

Fire Tech 112 (EMT-1) registration is waitlisted until the student has submitted evidence that prerequisite and course requirements have been completed.

 

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                                                                                         Please read all of the following information

 1.  Emergency Medical Technician Information Flyer:
Black arrowDownload the flyer above for all necessary information regarding the Fire Tech 112 classes. 

                  All pre-requisite information and Course Requirements are listed on the flyer.

 

2.  Background and Drug Screening Information - Must be completed prior to registration:

Health Sciences students will need to obtain a Criminal Background and Drug Screening as required by clinical agencies. A flyer is on the website above regarding the Screening procedure.  The drugs tested include amphetamines, barbiturates, benzodiazepines, cocaine metabolites, marijuana metabolites, methadone, methaqualone, opiates, phencyclidine, and propoxyphene.  You must be cleared by the clinical agency prior to registering for the course.To obtain this clearance you need to go to the following website: www.verifystudents.com Click on: “Start Here”. When prompted, enter the code: MARINEMTBGDS (this is case sensitive and must be all capitals) and then follow directions for completing the forms and payment. The cost is $101.00 and will need to be charged at the same time as you submit your form. If you have any difficulty or questions regarding the processing of your online background check, please contact the Customer Service Department at Corporate Screening at: 800.229.8606.

 Black arrow You must download and submit the EMT Background Screening Authorization Form prior to registration.

Black arrowStudents must have a Background and Drug Screening Clearance to go into the clinical setting.

                       Please note dates for Drug Screening and Background Screening: 

                        Fall Semester:  Screening must be ordered after July 1st

 

3.   Physical Exam Form -   Must be completed prior to registration:

You must have the health screening form completed by a physician and submit this completed form to the Nursing Department prior to registration.

You may contact the College of Marin Student Health Center (415.485.9458) for your health screening.

Black arrowStudents must have a completed Physical Exam Form to go into the clinical setting.

                                           (Form found above above on this page )

 

4.  Current First Aid Certification - Must be completed prior to registration:

Black arrowCurrent First Aid Certification. Acceptable courses include First Responder Course that includes Title 22.  

                 Previous certification as EMT-1, EMT-2 or EMT-P accepted.

Please note: 

College of Marin offers Fire Tech 215 – Advanced First Aid/First Responder - which will meet both of these requirements

Fire Tech 215 must be taken the semester before registering for Fire Tech 112.

 

5.  Current CPR Certification - Must be completed prior to registration:

Black arrowCurrent CPR certification. Acceptable courses include CPR for the Professional Health Care Provider

YOUR CPR MUST BE BLS FOR THE HEALTHCARE PROVIDER OR PROFESSIONAL RESCUER ONLY. 

NOTE:

THERE ARE SEVERAL DIFFERENT LEVELS OF CPR AND EACH LEVEL HAS INCREASING RESPONSIBILITIES.

CPR CLASSES OFFERED FOR THE COMMUNITY-AT-LARGE DO NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENT. 

Please Note: 

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6.  Certificate and NREMT Registration

To receive your Certificate of Completion for the Fire Tech 112 course you will need to provide the Health Science  Office with the following information:

          Your Name, Address, Phone Number and Social Security Number

To be eligible for NREMT Registration you will need to complete the following:

         Fire Tech 112 course

         Registration with NREMT to receive an Authorization to Test for National EMS Certifcation.

An "Authorization to Test," (ATT) declares a candidate eligible to take an NREMT exam within 90 days of issuance.  The following must occur before an ATT is generated:

1.) The candidate must create and complete an application

2.) The program director (and/or State Director if applicable) must sign off on the application indicating completion of course

3.) The candidate must pay for the exam.

With the implementation of this new policy, candidates who do not complete their cognitive examination prior to the expiration date will be required to complete a new application, including payment of the application fee. 

Candidates should pay close attention to the update in the policy as no refunds will be issued for an expired ATT regardless of the method of payment.

To avoid having an expired ATT, candidates should wait to pay for their exam until they are prepared to schedule and take the exam within the specific 90 day period.

Generally accepted payment methods for the exam include credit card, money order or voucher payment.  Please keep in mind that vouchers may be purchased through NREMT website and may be used up to 12 months after issuance.

Please refer to https://www.nremt.org/nremt/downloads/RefundPolicyATTReceived.pdf for additional information on this policy.



Fire Technology web page
Technical Contact: Angela Olmanson, Administrative Assistant for Health Science Department, 415.485.9319
Content Responsible:
Marshall Alameida, PhD, RN, CNS, Dean of Health Sciences