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Emergency Medical Technology

Overview

Emergency Medical Services is an allied health specialty whose practitioners respond to emergencies before a patient reaches a hospital, rendering basic and advanced medical treatment before and during transport to a medical facility. Classroom, clinical and field internship training prepares Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) to assess and treat a wide variety of medical emergencies. The knowledge, skills and experience gained through a one semester program allows students to meet the responsibilities outlined in the Department of Transportation’s Emergency Medical Services Education Standards.

Certificates Offered

  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certificate
  • Division Dean Jan DeLapp
  • Department Chair Grant Goold
  • Phone (916) 484-8902