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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.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION

Students who complete the program are eligible to sit for the national registry exam and become EMT-I's.

ADMISSIONS CRITERIA

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.

CURRICULUM OUTLINECREDITS
OCCUPATIONAL COURSES 27
*EMS 1101 Introduction to the EMT Profession4
*EMS 1103 Patient Assessment for the EMT2
*EMS 1105 Airway Management for the EMT2
*EMS 1107 Medical and Behavioral Emergencies for the EMT3
*EMS 1109 Assessment and Management Across the Lifespan for the EMT2
*EMS 1111 Trauma Emergencies and WMD Response4
*EMS 1113 Clinical Applications for the EMT Basic1
*EMS 1115 Practical Applications for the EMT-Basic2
*EMS 1201 Pharmacology and Shock/Trauma for the EMT-Intermediate3
*EMS 1203 Clinical Applications for the EMT-Intermediate I1
*EMS 1205 Clinical Applications for the EMT-Intermediate II1
*EMS 1207 Practical Applications for the EMT-Intermediate2

* "C" or higher is required for designated courses.

PROGRAM COSTS

(Costs are estimates and are subject to change.)

Tuition/Fees: $1,701

Books/Supplies: $350

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.

CLINICAL EDUCATION

Number of Clinical Sites: 1
(Southeastern Tech reserves the right to add additional sites as needed.)

General Location of the Clinical Sites:
Toombs County.

Special Requirements of the Clinical Sites:
CPR Certification and Hepatitis B vaccine; based on clinical site requirements.