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HPRO 181 Emergency Department Technician Externship • 5 Cr.


Provides clinical practice in a hospital emergency room as an Emergency Department Technician. Enforced prerequisite: placement by assessment into ENGL& 101 and completion of all other classes in the Emergency Department Technician and Emergency Department Technician Professional certificates at BC with a C- or better. Successful passing of HPRO 180 skills tests and permission of instructor. No more than one quarter off between completion of HPRO 180 and enrollment in HPRO 181.


Prerequisites: HPRO 180 at BC with a grade of C- or better, successful passing of HPRO 180 skills tests, and permission of instructor. Fee: $23.50 malpractice insurance.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • 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
  • Perform wound care, orthopedic splinting, specimen collection
  • Assist with patient monitoring for cardiac, respiratory, nervous, and genito-urinary emergencies



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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
Work: (425) 564-1000