Program Title Emergency Medical Technician
Program Description
This fifteen credit hour course of study consists of approximately 300 clock hours of classroom and clinical time, providing a solid introduction to the field of pre-hospital emergency medical care.  Emphasis is placed on recognition and basic life support treatment of emergency medical and traumatic conditions. After successful completion of the program, the graduate is eligible for the EMS Bureau’s Exam and the National Registry of EMT’s Exam and capable of performing the following functions at the minimum entry-level:
• Recognize the nature and seriousness of the patient’s condition or extent of injuries to assess requirements for emergency medical care.
• Administer appropriate emergency medical care based on assessment findings of the patient’s condition.
• Lift, move, position and otherwise handle the patient to minimize discomfort and prevent further injury.
• Perform safely and effectively the expectations of the job description.
Program O*Net URL 29-2041.00 Assess injuries, administer emergency medical care, and extricate trapped individuals. Transport injured or sick persons to medical facilities.
Estimated Complete Program Cost Tuition and Fees $912 In District, $972 Out of District, $2268 Out of State
Estimated Complete Program Cost Room and Board $3496
Estimated Complete Program Cost Books and Supplies $400
Other Program Costs
Immunizations up to $900 depending on past immunizations and clinical site
Drug testing/Background Check $110
Lab and Liability Fee $10
BLS Certification $5
Length of Program (Normal Time) 1 semester 18   Credit Hours
Number of Students that Completed the Program 13
Number of Students that Completed within Normal Time 12
Job Placement Rates for Students Completing the Program 0.25
Median Program Federal Student Loan Debt  
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Median Program Institutional Financing Plan Debt  
Notes Median Salary $33,740