Emergency Medical Technician

(formerly Emergency Medical Technician - Basic)

Curriculum EMS.EMS.CERT (C444A)

The primary focus of the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) is to provide basic emergency medical care and transportation for critical and emergent patients who access the Emergency Medical System (EMS). This individual possesses the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care and transportation and will function as part of a comprehensive EMS response plan, under medical oversight. EMTs perform interventions with the basic equipment typically found on an ambulance and is a link from the scene to the emergency health care system.

Last Update Effective: 8/25/13

Semester One

Credit Hours


EMS 131

Emergency Medical Technician








Total credits required


Note: A minimum grade of "B" is required for EMS 131.

See EMS course description.

Coordinator: William Justiz, Ext. 3653