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Overview

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 is primarily taught at the Colerain Fire Department headquarters located at 3251 Springdale Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45251

Training Outcomes

JOB TITLES AT COURSE COMPLETION

  • Emergency Medical Technician

CINCINNATI STATE EDUCATIONAL PATHWAYS

  • Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic Management Associate’s Degree (EMTP-M)
  • Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic Science Associate’s Degree (EMTP-S)

Schedule
Curriculum

Emergency Medical Technician Theory and Practice, WDC Certificate

COURSE COURSE NUMBERCONTACT HOURSCREDIT HOURSCOURSE FEE
Emergency Medical Technician
A course on assessment, care, and transportation of the ill or injured patient, using the curriculum approved by the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of EMS. Students who pass the course are eligible for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) certification exam.
EMS 1101507$1,602.00

The Cincinnati State Short Term Certificate Grant program provides eligible students with grants of up to $2,000 to cover tuition and fees for short-term certificate programs.

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Contacts

Division Office

Erin Sarvis
Program Coordinator & Instructor