Students Provided Unique Experience Through New Partnership with Sac Metro Fire

For nearly three years the UC Davis Fire Department (UCDFD) has partnered with Los Rios Community Colleges to provide Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification training to the UC Davis Campus and surrounding community.

Doing so has provided a rare opportunity for UCD students, preparing for careers in many medical fields, to enhance their education and gain real-world experience. Last week the opportunity for hands-on experience of program graduates took a huge step forward.

UCDFD EMT Program Student Writes For Huffington Post

A current student in the UC Davis Fire Dept./Los Rios Community College EMT Certification Program delivered on the UCD Campus recently wrote an article about multi-agency training for large-scale emergencies that was featured on the Huffington Post.

Kathryn Barrett, Contributor and roving Photojournalist for HP got the chance to write a story as she experienced the course and the training first hand.

Student EMT Program

Medical Care Is Over 90% Of What We Do! Your Real World Experience In Pre-Hospital Care Starts Today

The UC Davis Fire Department has provided EMT event staffing over a number of years for a diverse cross-section of campus activities. The service itself is an extension of the daily operations of the department intended to minimize the impact to on-duty crews by mitigating low acuity calls for medical service without reducing the response readiness of the larger EMS system within the community.