(EMS 102)

The EMT Refresher course is a 9 week distance education course, with a mandatory in-person skills day at our San Luis Obispo campus. This course allows Emergency Medical Technicians or students who have completed an EMT course but not yet passed their NR-EMS test to review and update the knowledge and skills required to obtain the State of California Emergency Technician Level I certification or prepare to take the NR-EMS exam. This course is currently offered in both the spring and fall semesters. Refer to the course welcome letter and current class schedule for important dates and additional information.

EMS 102 Requirements

To be eligible to enroll in this course you must have one or more of the following:

  • a California County EMT certification card (can be expired up to 2 years) and a current Healthcare Provider CPR card
  • a current National Registry (NR-EMT) card (valid within last 24 months), and a current Healthcare Provider CPR card
  • a Certificate of Completion for an EMT course within the last two years with fewer than three attempts to take the NR-EMT  exam, and a current Healthcare Provider CPR card

Before being allowed to register, you will need to provide your verifications to the Allied Health Program Specialist, Claire Hawkins. This can be done by email or in-person.  For questions or to email your information, contact us at claire_hawkins@cuesta.edu, or call 805-546-3100 ext. 2283.  Our office is located in Room 2720 on the San Luis Obispo Campus.  For more information on EMT requirements and for more information on EMT certification, refer to the San Luis Obispo County Emergency Medical Services (SLO EMSA) website.