EMT-Basic Skills Verification

While Above Bar CPR does not provide EMT-Basic skills verifications, Lifework Education in San Jose can help you schedule this skills competency check-off at their office.

Phone Number: 408-246-0311


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 emsagency.sccgov.org