EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN

Degree Type
Basic Diploma

Locations
Altamonte Springs
Fort Lauderdale
Gainesville

Next Start Date

December 6, 2021

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EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN BASIC DIPLOMA

Earning an EMT Basic Diploma from City College gives graduates the critical necessities to become a certified EMT. Not to mention, graduates emerge certified in Basic Life Support. This program will also help students prepare for the EMT and Paramedic licensure examination. Once a student completes the program, they will be eligible and prepared to apply to take the EMT Certification. 

When every second matters, trained Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) bring a range of skills to the situation. They think and act quickly, working as a team to care for patients in emergency situations. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 6% growth in EMT positions through 2029** – faster than average. This means many exciting opportunities in this fast-paced field. City College helps prepare students with skills and competencies ranging from giving basic life support to responding with professionalism and respect in the most stressful situations.

** https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/emts-and-paramedics.htm

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PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The Emergency Medical Technician Diploma is the fastest route for students seeking to become an EMT. In this 28 week program, students will gain necessary knowledge and training through lecture, 100 hours of practical labs and 96 hours of clinical rotations. They will be trained with the knowledge, skills, and discipline required to deliver critical care under pressure, communicate clearly and effectively, as well as advocate for their patients.

program highlights

  • The ability to think professionally and respond quickly in an emergency situation
  • Skilled use of body substance
    isolation equipment
  • Basic Life Support skills
  • Access to Career Services

core courses

  • Introduction to Emergency Medical Technician
  • Emergency Medical Technician I
  • Emergency Medical Technician II
  • Personal Development
  • Principles of Psychology

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Career Opportunities

Having a Diploma from City College could be the thing that tips the scales in your favor when you’re going after that dream job. And nearly all employers and healthcare organizations prefer to hire personnel with documented training.  Graduates are qualified to seek employment at:

Ambulance Services

Hospitals

Local Government Services

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