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2017-18 Catalog 
2017-18 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Emergency Department Technician Certificate of Achievement

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This program is designed to prepare students to meet the requirements to serve as an Emergency Department Technician. This entry to mid-level position assesses and manages a wide range of emergency conditions including respiratory, genito-urinary, and cardiac emergencies. They also assist in wound care and the application of orthopedic splinting devices. Also necessary is familiarization with specialized medical equipment and the ability to communicate effectively with other medical personnel, the patient, and the patient’s family in emergency situations.

Learning Outcomes:

Certificate recipients should possess the following skills & abilities:

  • Possess clinical skills, knowledge, and competency performance as an Emergency Department Technician in emergency situations in a hospital setting
  • Assess emergency situations and perform necessary procedures
  • Assist physicians and other healthcare workers
  • Utilize specialized medical equipment
  • Assist with wound care, orthopedic splinting, specimen collection
  • Assist with patient monitoring for cardiac, respiratory, nervous, and genitourinary emergencies

Gainful Employment Disclosure

For details about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit www.bellevuecollege.edu/legal/gedisclosure/emergency-department-technician/

Choose One Option From the Following Anatomy and Physiology Courses: 5-12 CR

Choose 5 Credits From the Following Diversity and Communication Courses:

Choose at Least 3 Credits From the Following Wellness Courses:

Choose 5 Credits From the Following Information Technology Courses:

Total: 52-61

*Standard department recommendation. Alternative choices are accepted, to support students’ educational and professional goals.
**See Catalog for defined prerequisite or placement standards.

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