Emergency Medical Technician

EMT – BASIC

Program Information

Career Community: Healthcare
Degree Type: EMT Certificate
Program Location: Main Campus

What is Emergency Medical Technician?

EXPECTED HOURS FOR BASIC DEGREE: 16

The EMT-Basic performs emergency medical care to and transports ill and injured persons adhering to the protocols of the service and applicable federal state and local laws, regulations, and statutes.

Program Outcomes

All students who complete the EMT certificate will be able to do the following:

  • Identify the appropriate procedures to be employed when rendering basic emergency care to the sick and injured as an EMT.
  • Explain the roles and responsibilities of the EMT in the pre-hospital setting.
  • Demonstrate evidence of personal/professional growth, particularly as this relates to the development and delivery of safe emergency care.

What Are My Options to Pay for This Degree?

Apply for financial aid at www.FAFSA.gov. A student is encouraged to apply early for financial aid and must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the FAFSA Renewal Application as soon as possible after October 1 to ensure that the Financial Aid Office receives the Institutional Student Information Record and other documents prior to the priority deadline. July 1st is the priority deadline for applying for the fall semester and December 1st for the spring semester.

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Classes You Might Take

Advanced Emergency Medical Technician AEMT Certificate

  • EMSB 1101 – EMT Medical Skills Lab (1 credit)
  • EMSB 1102 – EMT Trauma & Medical Skills Lab (1 credit)
  • EMSB 1111 – EMT Clinical (1 credit)
  • EMSB 1112 – EMT Field Internship (1 credit)
  • EMSB 1601 – EMT Medical Emergencies and EMS Operations (6 credits)
  • EMSB 1602 – EMT Trauma and Medical Emergencies (credit hours not specified)

Contact Cleveland State about Healthcare

CAREER COMMUNITY CONTACT

Email: sgodsey@clevelandstatecc.edu

Talk to Us: 423-473-2384