*CE offers the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)/Clinical as a noncredit mirror training program for Continuing Education Units (CEU) only. This CE mirror course is nontransferable and cannot be applied towards a degree program. The noncredit version of the EMT program is ideal for individuals already in the field that are looking to advance in their career or enhance their current skill set. Individuals interested in possibly pursuing an AMET or Paramedic license should enroll in the EMT program for credit through the WCJC Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department.
*Cost does not include required textbook, supplies, fees, etc.
Program Description: The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program prepares students to be an emergency medical care provider in a pre-hospital setting. This includes the skills necessary to provide emergency medical care at a basic life support level with an emergency service or other specialized services. In this two-part course, students will demonstrate proficiency in cognitive, psychomotor, and affective domains in accordance with the current guidelines of the credentialing agency. Students will be able to apply operational principles in out-of-hospital environments; demonstrate life-saving care to patients at the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) level, and display professional and ethical behaviors expected of emergency personnel. During the clinical portion of this program, students will have a health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional.
EMT courses are offered at Richmond, Wharton and Bay City campuses, as well as off-site locations on occasion. Students must follow the EMT application process through the Emergency Medical Services Program which includes a program application and specific entrance requirements. Additional expenses may be incurred during the application process as well as throughout the program itself.
- EMSP 1001: Emergency Medical Technician…..……………………………........176 Hours
- EMSP 1060: Clinical – Emergency Medical Technology/Technician……...……...96 Hours
Total Program Hours = 272
Materials Needed: Please refer to the EMS Department page for the required materials.
Clinical Information: A clinical is required for this program. Please contact the EMS program with any questions regarding clinical.
Licensing Information: Upon completion of the EMT program, the student will be eligible to sit for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians exam. After successfully completing the National Registry exam, the student may be eligible to apply for state certification/licensure through the Texas Department of State Health Services.
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