Emergency Medical Technician Certificate Programs
Emergency Medical Technician–Basic Certificate (EMTC)
The EMT-Basic represents the first level of pre-hospital care provider in the EMS system. An EMT-Basic is prepared to care for patients at the scene of an accident or illness and while transporting patients by ambulance to the hospital under medical direction. The EMT-Basic has the emergency skills to assess a patient’s condition and manage medical and trauma emergencies. The semester-long EMT-Basic certificate program meets the objectives of the US DOT Emergency Medical Technician-Basic: National Standard Curriculum and is approved by the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of Emergency Medical Services. After successful completion of the EMT-Basic certificate program, students are eligible to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians cognitive and practical examinations.
Classes: 1 Semester
Credit hours: 7
Emergency Medical Technician–Paramedic Certificate
A course on knowledge and skills for providing advanced care and treatment for the injured or ill patient in either the pre-hospital or hospital emergency room setting. This course includes certification in AHA ACLS and PALS and follows the State of Ohio Division of Public Safety curriculum. Successful completion of the sequential courses 211, 212, and 213 by a comprehensive written exam at the conclusion of EMS 213 is required for eligibility to sit for the National Registry written and practical certification exams. This sequence of courses also includes 500 hours of clinical rotations with Rescue squads and various hospital departments.
(EMS 211, EMS 212, EMS 213)
Classes: 3 Semesters
Credit hours: 36
Prerequisite: Paramedic Anatomy and Physiology (EMS 120)