EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (EMT) (EMJ1)
Technical Certificate of Credit

The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certificate program prepares students to provide basic emergency medical care and transportation for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system. This individual will possess the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care and transportation. EMTs function as part of a comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight. EMTs perform interventions with the basic equipment typically found on an ambulance. The EMT is a link from the scene to the emergency health care system. Successful completion of the program allows the graduate to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians EMT certification examination and apply for Georgia licensure as an EMT.

Conditional Admission:
Criminal background checks and drug screens may be required based on the requirements for participation in clinical experiences.

Technical Certificate of Credit
Program Length 16 Credit Hours
Education Requirements High School graduate or GED recipient; Minimum Age: 18
Entrance Dates Fall Semester (Macon);  Spring Semester (Warner Robins)
Offered Warner Robins and Macon Campuses

   

Credit Hours

EMSP 1110 Introduction to the EMT Profession 3
EMSP 1120 EMT Assessment/Airway Management and Pharmacology 3
EMSP 1130 Medical Emergencies for the EMT 3
EMSP 1140 Special Patient Populations 3
EMSP 1150 Shock and Trauma for the EMT 3
EMSP 1160 Clinical and Practical Applications for the EMT 1
     
  Total Hours 16