Emergency Medical Technician—Basic Certificate (EMTC)

Description

The Emergency Medical Technician certificate covers the skills needed to provide the first level of pre-hospital care in the Emergency Medical Services system.

An EMT is prepared to care for patients at the scene of an accident or illness and while transporting patients by ambulance to the hospital. The EMT has the skills needed to assess a patient’s condition and manage medical and trauma emergencies.

The EMT certificate program is approved by the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of Emergency Medical Services.

After successful completion of the certificate program, students are eligible to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians cognitive and practical examinations.

Program Code

EMTC.CT

Accreditation

The EMT-Basic certificate program is approved by the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of Emergency Medical Services.

Credentialing: After successful completion of the certificate program, students are eligible to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians cognitive and practical examinations

Benefits

Employment Options

Graduates Are Prepared To

  • Care for patients at the scene of an accident or illness
  • Assess a patient’s condition and manage medical and trauma emergencies
  • Take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians cognitive and practical examinations.

Representative Job Titles For Graduates

  • EMT, Emergency Medical Technician

Graduate Starting Salary Projections

$31,020 median annual salary

Employment Outlook

Employment of emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics is projected to grow 23 percent through 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations.

Education Options

Representative Co-Op/Clinical/Intern Sites

  • TriHealth Hospitals
  • Fire and EMS Departments in the Greater Cincinnati Area

Curriculum

Effective 2019-2020 academic year

Emergency Medical Technician—Basic Certificate (EMTC)

Program Prerequisites: ENG 085 Applications of College Reading and Writing or appropriate placement test score.

 
Semester 1 Lec Lab Credits
EMS 110 Emergency Medical Technician Theory and Practice 5 4 7
Total Credits:   5 4 7

The letters G, B, and T (displayed after course titles or elective descriptions) identify types of courses required by the Ohio Department of Higher Education as part of an associate’s degree curriculum.
G = General Education course in this curriculum
B = Basic Skills course in this curriculum
T = Technical course in this curriculum

Contacts

Program Chair
Anthony (Tony) Kramer, BSN, RN, NREMT-P
(513) 569-1423
Advisor
Janice Evans, Program Associate
(513) 569-1432
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