People’s lives often depend on the quick reaction and competent care of Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) and Paramedics.
Learn to recognize the signs and symptoms of illness and injury, assess and treat patients, administer oxygen and provide basic medical care.
Training consists of coursework and hands-on experience designed to help prepare students to administer immediate care, stabilization, and immobilization of victims in emergency situations. Upon course completion, students are prepared to take state and national EMT exams.Note:
Students must be 18 years old by June 30 following course completion and a U.S. Citizen or legal resident to take the certification exam. Students may be randomly drug tested. For announcements and updates about the EMT program, text evit to 90210.
|Course Code ||MC55 |
|Length ||2 semesters |
|Certification ||Upon completion, students are prepared to take the state and national EMT examinations. Applicants must be a citizen or national of the United States. For more requirements, visit www.azdhs.gov/bems |
|Possible Careers ||EMT, Firefighter, Paramedic, Emergency Room Tech |
|Average Entry Level Salary ||$14-$16 per hour |