Program Description:

Emergency medical technicians are specially trained and certified to respond quickly to critical situations regarding medical issues, traumatic injuries and accident scenes. People’s lives often depend on the quick reaction and competent care provided by EMTs. They administer basic emergency services to victims of trauma or acute illness before and during transportation to a hospital or other healthcare facility. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 200,000 positions are available nationwide annually, while employment for EMTs and paramedics is projected to grow 24% by 2024. EMTs may be employed by ambulance services, hospitals, fire departments, and police departments.
Program
Length:
One years (540 clock hours)
Students are accepted yearly in August
Courses: Required Courses:
  • Foundations of Health Science
  • Advanced Principles of Health Science
  • Emergency Services 1
  • Emergency Services 2
Certifications: EMT-B
Sample Job Titles: Emergency Medical Technician

 

 

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