The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) college credit certificate is a one-semester program offered on the Dale Mabry, Plant City and SouthShore campuses that prepares students to provide basic life support measures as a member of an ambulance crew at the scene of an accident, during transport to a hospital or medical facility, and in the medical facility. Coursework combines classroom lectures, practical skills laboratory training, and actual patient clinical experiences.
This is a certificate program. Completers of the program are eligible to take the National Registry Exam. Successful completion of both the program and Registry Exam will result in an EMT certification.
This certificate does not require submission of the Health Science Application and Fees.
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This curriculum is from the current college catalog and is meant to provide prospective students an example of courses taken in this degree/certificate. It is not intended to be used for graduation requirements. Students should consult an advisor for graduation information.
CCC.EMT (12 Credit Hours)
EMT training is a one-semester program designed to prepare students to provide basic life support measures, as a member of an ambulance crew, at the scene of an accident, during transport to a hospital or medical facility, and in the medical facility. Course work combines classroom lecture, practical skills laboratory and actual patient clinical experiences.
The lecture portion (seven credit hours) covers the National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards for the Emergency Medical Technician as well as skills required by the state.
The practical skills laboratory portion (three credit hours) includes application practice and performance testing in simulated patient care situations.
The clinical portion (two credit hour) provides actual patient care during transport to a hospital and in the hospital setting. EMT is currently offered at the Dale Mabry, Plant City, and South Shore campuses.
NOTE: An additional cost for a criminal background check is required. Drug testing is required.
Program Required Courses
YEAR I – First Semester
†EMS 1119 Emergency Medical Technician - 7 cr.
†EMS 1119L Emergency Medical Technician Practicum - 3 cr.
EMS 1431 Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Clinical - 2 cr.
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) students have two years to successfully complete all course work and one year from course completion to obtain state certification. Students who do not successfully complete the EMT program within two years or who do not obtain state certification within one year after course completion must retake all courses of the EMT program.