This skills competency verification meets the following requirements set forth by Santa Clara County EMS Agency:

  • California Code of Regulations
  • Title 22, Division 9, Chapter 2
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Section 100080

EMSA-SCV (08/10) is herein incorporated by reference~ Skills competency shall be
verified by direct observation of an actual or simulated patient contact. Skills
competency shall be verified by an individual who is currently certified or licensed as an
EMT, EMT-II, Paramedic, Registered Nurse, Physician’s Assistant, or Physician and
who shall be designated by an EMS approved training program (EMT training program,
paramedic training program or CE provider) or an EMS service provider; EMS service
providers include, but are not limited to public safety agencies, private ambulance
providers and other EMS providers. Verification of skills competency shall be valid for a
maximum of two (2) years for the purpose of applying for recertification. The skills
requiring verification of competency are:

  1. Patient examination, trauma patient
  2. Patient examination, medical patient
  3. Airway emergencies
  4. Breathing emergencies
  5. CPR and AED
  6. Circulation emergencies
  7. Neurological emergencies
  8. Soft tissue injuries
  9. Musculoskeletal injuries
  10. Obstetrical emergencies

Students should arrive prepared to be tested on all skills per the requirements set forth by approving agencies. Students can access the EMT-B Skills Verification Checklist by visiting

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