EMT-Basic Program

Division of Health Sciences and Nursing

Program Mission

The mission of the EMT-Basic program is to provide an interactive learning environment where students gain to confidence and skills needed to become competent EMTs.  

Program Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete the EMT-Basic program will be able to:

  1. Perform an appropriate patient assessment of the medically ill or physically injured patient in the prehospital setting
  2. Obtain a differential diagnosis of the medically ill or physically injured patient utilizing an understanding of anatomy and physiology  
  3. Formulate an appropriate treatment plan to include appropriate interventions for the medically ill and physically injured patient in the prehospital setting and formulate an appropriate treatment plan to include administration of pharmacological medications for medically ill patients in the prehospital setting

Student achievement related to Program Learning Outcomes is assessed systematically and results are made available on the Program Review webpage

Campuses/Sites Offered

  • Approved Dual Enrollment High School Sites

Career and Technical Certificate in EMT-Basic

The following criteria must be satisfied towards the completion of the Career and Technical Certificate in EMT-Basic:

HEMS 1200Emergency Medical Tech I3
HEMS 1300Emergency Medical Tech II3
Total Hours6

Special Comments:

  • Anticipated program length for the completion of the highest level exit point is one (1) semester (6mos).

  • Program requirements must be completed with a programmatic grade point average of 2.0 or higher and grade of "C" or higher in all applicable coursework.

Career Information

Career Opportunities

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Career Services Resources

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