Emergency Medical Technician Certificate

Program Overview

On Campus
  • Two-step Mantoux PPD tuberculosis test which, if positive, follow with negative chest x-ray and Health Department s guidelines for treatment.
  • Measles (rubella and rubeola) and Mumps: by a positive titer, physician s diagnosis of disease; or two doses of vaccine.
  • Immunizations: Tdap given in 2005 or later (tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis).
  • Varicella Immunity: by a titer, physician s diagnosis of disease; or two doses of vaccine.
  • Hepatitis B vaccination or waiver declining. Age requirement In order to participate in the clinical ambulance ride along and obtain subsequent state certification, the student must be 18 years of age or older. Recommended preparation Since this is an accelerated program, students are recommended to complete coursework in advanced first aid or emergency medical responder prior to enrolling. Work experience at the first responder level is helpful.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Conduct trauma and medical assessment and proper treatment of persons afflicted with medical and trauma conditions requiring advanced medical intervention following currently approved EMT practices.

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