Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) work as part of a team to render care to the sick or injured in emergency settings. EMTs work in a variety of settings, including hospitals, industries, and ambulances. People’s lives often depend on their quick reaction and competent care.
This certificate program provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform basic emergency care and transport. Successful completion of course requirements allows students to test for Emergency Medical Technician through the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians.
Special Admission Requirements
- Must be 18 years of age
- High School Diploma or GED
- Minimum ACT score of 16 required
- Current American Heart Association BLS Health-care provider card
- Present completed Health Occupation Examination form signed by a medical doctor stating the student is medically capable of the educational and job demands of an EMT and Paramedic
- Present current immunization record, including proof of negative TB skin test
- Complete the college's Hepatitis B Policy form
- If accepted, complete drug and alcohol testing, criminal background check, and fingerprinting at the student's expense and based on state rules and regulations
- If accepted, submit to substance abuse testing at any time