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PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY
Become a vital link in the chain of emergency response. Learn to treat and transport critically ill and injured patients, as well as respond to 911 calls of all types.
       
t Ohio College Tech Prep 
CT2 Career Technical Credit Transfer Program 
 
Credits: 
Year One - Homeland Security Foundations of Firefighting & EMS
                    1.0 Anatomy/Physiology (required)
Year Two - State of Ohio Fire Academy EMT-B Training
                    Level 1 & 2 Ohio Fire Training 
 
Certification: students have the opportunity to acquire the following certifications:
  • National Registry Emergency Medical Technician-Basic
  • State of Ohio Level II Firefighter Certification
  • National Incident Management System 100 & 700
  • American Heart Association Healthcare Provider C.P.R./AED Certification
  • Emergency Management Institute Intro to Hazardous Materials 5.A
Do you have the skills necessary to manage an emergency? You'll get them in Public Health & Safety. First, you'll concentrate on a Public Safety Core which includes concepts related to a wide range of public safety professions, including search and rescue, fire fighting, environmental protection and emergency medicine. Then, you'll concentrate on the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program and prepare to pass the National Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) exam. You will then begin the training for Friefighter I & II Certification. This physically and academically rigorous training will culminate with a three-day live fire training. 
 
Instructor: Pete Theodore
Email Address: PTheodore@cvccworks.edu   
Special Requirements: Cumulative GPA of 2.0 and interview with the instructor. 
 
 What skills will I learn? What types of equipment are used?
  • Public Safety Core
    • Firefighting
    • Ethics
    • Safety
    • Emergency telecommunications
    • HAZMAT training - awareness level
    • Terrorist assessment training
  • Emergency Medicine
    • Health care systems and agencies
    • Medical terminology
    • Emergency medical technology
    • Preparation for Emergency Medical Technician - Basic (EMT-B) exam
    • Incident Command System/NIMS
  • Firefighting
    • Fire science
    • Ventilation
    • Rescue
    • Ladders
    • Hose streams
    • Emergency vehicle operator certification 
  • Actual emergency response vehicles
  • Cardiac monitors, pulse oximetry, glucose meters, stethoscopes, sphygmomanometers, splints, backboards, stretchers, hoses and connectors, pressurized water systems, fire detection/prevention equipment
  • Training simulators, such as CPR mannequins; defibrillators
   
 WHERE DO YOU WANT TO GO?
 
Firefighter, Paramedic, Homeland Security, 911 Dispatch, Police Officer, Safety Director, Environmental Health and Safety, Athletic Training, Private Security, Emergency Medical Technician, Emergency Management, Physician Assistant
 
Find CVCC:
PHONE:
(440) 526-5200
ADDRESS:
8001 Brecksville Rd
Brecksville, OH 44141
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