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2021-2022 Catalog 
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Emergency Medical Technician Certificate

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Additional information available on the Emergency Medical Services Department website.

The Emergency Medical Technician Certificate will prepare students to enter the field of Emergency Medical services as an EMT. EMTs work for ambulance companies, fire departments, and hospitals as paid or volunteer providers. Students will be able to demonstrate behaviors consistent with professional and employer expectations, technical proficiency in all the skills necessary to fulfill the role of an entry-level EMT, will be able to comprehend, apply, and evaluate information relative to the role of an entry-level EMT, will use sound judgment while functioning in the healthcare setting as an entry-level EMT, and will use critical thinking skills to assess and treat patients in emergency situations as an entry-level EMT.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Emergency Medical Technician certificate program, students should be able to:

  • Perform a thorough physical examination on patients with medical and/or trauma complaints
  • Respond to medical and trauma needs of patients, including special patient populations (e.g., pregnant patients, infants) and circumstances (e.g. mass casualty incidents, vehicle extrication)

Total Credit Hours: 12

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