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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

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This program is designed for persons involved in emergency care of the sick and injured. EMT program participants have included firefighters, law enforcement officers, volunteer rescue personnel, lifeguards and those wishing to enter the EMS profession at hospitals and other health care agencies.

Graduates may find employment in agencies such as city/county EMS systems, private ambulance services, hospitals, clinics, physician/doctor offices, laboratories, dialysis centers, paid and/or volunteer fire departments, air ambulance services, home health care agencies and hyperbaric chambers.

FIRST SEMESTER – TERM I (Aug. – Dec.)
EMS 1059C First Responder for Medical Professional (4)
EMS 1059C may be substituted with another 4-credit college course if the EMS program coordinator waives this requirement.

SECOND SEMESTER – TERM II (Jan. – May)
EMS 1159C Emergency Medical Technician  (11)          

Total Credits Required: 15

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