Emergency Medical Technician Training
Emergency Medical Technicians provide out of hospital emergency medical care and transportation for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical services (EMS) system.
The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Course is an 11-week / 234-hour course consisting of online didactic coursework, skills labs, and field clinical rotations. This course adheres to the 2021 NHTSA National EMS Education Standards and is approved by the LA Bureau of EMS.
Students will complete most of their assignments online and will be required to attend 4 skills days throughout the 11 week period (on various Saturdays), 3 12-hour field clinical rotations, and a week-long in person session during the 11th week where a course review is provided, the final exam is administered, and skills / scenario practice is conducted to prepare the student for the NREMT exam and real-world application of knowledge and skills learned.
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Emergency Medical Technicians Training
Emergency Medical Technicians provide out of hospital emergency medical care and transportation for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical services (EMS) system. EMTs have the basic knowledge and skills necessary to stabilize and safely transport patients ranging from non-emergency and routine medical transports to life threatening emergencies. Emergency Medical Technicians function as part of a comprehensive EMS response system, under medical oversight. Emergency Medical Technicians perform interventions with the basic equipment typically found on an ambulance. Emergency Medical Technicians are a critical link between the scene of an emergency and the health care system.