Emergency Medical Technology - Basic

Emergency Medical Technology-Basic is an instructional program that prepares individuals to function in the pre-hospital environment. The EMT-Basic program provides instruction in basic life support care of sick and injured persons. This includes: airway assessment, communications, documentation, general pharmacology, hemorrhage control, ambulance operations, and splinting of adult, pediatric and infant patients; and special care of patients exposed to heat, cold, radiation or contagious disease.

This EMT-Basic program is one semester in length, typically meets two nights a week, and is available during the fall and spring semesters.

The EMT-Paramedic program is designed to prepare students to work as skilled paramedics and to provide sophisticated, advanced pre-hospital life support. After successful completion of this program students are eligible to take the National Registry's Exam as an EMT-Paramedic.

The EMT-Paramedic program is four semesters in length. Click here for the EMT-Paramedic program.

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