Program Description:

Emergency Medical Technicians are specially trained to respond quickly to critical situations including medical issues, traumatic injuries, and accident scenes. People’s lives often depend on the quick reaction, critical thinking, and competent care provided by EMTs. They administer basic life support to victims of trauma or acute illness before and during transportation to a hospital or other healthcare facility. The EMT is certified and provides care in conjunction with paramedics, nurses, and physicians. 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 as well as in several industrial settings.
Program
Length:
One year (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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