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Emergency Medical Technician,
Intermediate Certificate Program
The Emergency Medical Technician Intermediate certificate program provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in the EMT profession. This certificate program will allow students to sit for the National Registry Exam for Emergency Medical Technician-Basic after completion of the clinical component in the third quarter. The remainder of the course allows students to prepare for the National Registry Exam for Emergency Medical Technician - Intermediate (EMT-I). Students can obtain these certifications upon successful completion of the courses and the successful completion of the registry exams. The EMT-B certification is the entry-level classification required for employment with ambulance services in the state of Georgia.
After successfully passing the certification exam, graduates from the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program are eligible for employment as entry level, pre-hospital care givers on ambulances in the State of Georgia. Other potential employment opportunities exist with hospital emergency rooms, health clinics, and industrial facilities.
Students who complete the program are eligible to sit for the national registry exam and become EMT-I's.
- Submit a completed application and application fee;
- Be at least 18 years of age;
- Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript;
- Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
- Meet the following assessment requirements:
Test Reading Writing Numerical Algebra ASSET 38 35 35 COMPASS 70 23 26 SAT 430 400 ACT 18 16 CPE 75 75 75 GAHSGT 235 235
Students with two quarters or greater lapse between program courses must pass a comprehensive written exam with a grade of 75% or better and pass a practical skills check-off.
EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN INTERMEDIATE CURRICULUM
The standard curriculum for the Emergency Medical Technician, Intermediate program is designed for the quarter system. Entrance is in the Fall quarter and classes are taught in the evenings only. The certificate requires 27 credit hours to complete the program and can generally be completed in 4 quarters.
|*EMS 1101||Introduction to the EMT Profession||4|
|*EMS 1103||Patient Assessment for the EMT||2|
|*EMS 1105||Airway Management for the EMT||2|
|*EMS 1107||Medical and Behavioral Emergencies for the EMT||3|
|*EMS 1109||Assessment and Management Across the Lifespan for the EMT||2|
|*EMS 1111||Trauma Emergencies and WMD Response||4|
|*EMS 1113||Clinical Applications for the EMT Basic||1|
|*EMS 1115||Practical Applications for the EMT-Basic||2|
|*EMS 1201||Pharmacology and Shock/Trauma for the EMT-Intermediate||3|
|*EMS 1203||Clinical Applications for the EMT-Intermediate I||1|
|*EMS 1205||Clinical Applications for the EMT-Intermediate II||1|
|*EMS 1207||Practical Applications for the EMT-Intermediate||2|
* "C" or higher is required for designated courses.
(Costs are estimates and are subject to change.)
National Registry Board Fee: $100; plus site fee (approx $75)
State License Fee: $50
Refer to General Health Sciences Basic Clinical Requirements and Costs at www.southeasterntech.edu/2010-11_catalog/healthsciences/healthsciences.asp.
Number of Clinical Sites: 1
(Southeastern Tech reserves the right to add additional sites as needed.)
General Location of the Clinical Sites:
Special Requirements of the Clinical Sites:
CPR Certification and Hepatitis B vaccine; based on clinical site requirements.