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PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY
Become a vital link in the chain of emergency care and learn to evaluate, treat and transport critically ill and injured patients.
       
Ohio College Tech Prep 
CT2 Career Technical Credit Transfer Program 
 
Credits: 
Year One - 3.0 elective, 1.0 Anatomy/Physiology (required)
 
Certification: students have the opportunity to acquire the following certifications:
  • Emergency Medical Technician - Basic
  • State of Ohio Firefighter 1 & 2 Certifications
  • National Incident Management System 100 & 700
  • American Heart Association Healthcare Provider
  • Hazardous Materials Operations
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. Students will focus on Homeland Security and identify terrorist threats. Then, you'll concentrate on the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program and prepare to pass the National Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) exam. Course will finish with Friefighter I & II Certifications. 
 
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
    • Anatomy and physiology
    • Medical terminology
    • Emergency medical technology
    • Preparation for Emergency Medical Technician - Basic (EMT-B) exam
    • Incident Command System/NIMS
  • Firefighting Certification
    • Firefighter safety & survival
    • Chemistry of fire
    • Ventilation & Supression
    • Search & Rescue
  • 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
  • Structural firefighting gear, self-contained breathing apparatus, firefighting equipment including firetrucks, ladders, and hand tools.
   
Find CVCC:
PHONE:
(440) 526-5200
ADDRESS:
8001 Brecksville Rd
Brecksville, OH 44141
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