An emergency medical technician (EMT) provides emergency care for accident victims, people who suffer sudden illness or those whose health condition has deteriorated to a life-threatening state.
The Emergency Medical Program Services provides training at several levels:
- Advanced EMT
- Community Paramedic
- Critical Care/Flight Paramedic.
The Emergency Medical Program Services provides training at three progressive levels: EMS-Basic, EMS-Intermediate, and EMS-Paramedic. Two enhanced skills certificates are available which include Critical Care/Flight Paramedic and Community Paramedic (available to paramedics). EMSP is fully accredited by CoAEMSP and CAAHEP.
Individuals with EMS registry and/or previously related work experience may register for specialized, specific courses either individually or in an accelerated fashion. See the Health Occupations Counselor or EMSP Program Coordinator for more information.
Career Ladder Mobility
Duration of Program
2 year - Certificate of Completion
2 year - Associate Program
Report of Health Evaluation Form (Policy 7.01.03.10 - Pg.7)
Our program is nationally accredited through the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Educational Programs (CAAHEP) upon recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP, 8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312, Rowlett, TX 75088; (214) 703-8445; Fax (214) 703-8992. www.coaemsp.org ). Accreditation #600584.