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Emergency Medical Technology

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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 variety of medical emergencies. The knowledge, skills, and experience gained through a one-semester program allow students to meet the responsibilities outlined in the Department of Transportation's Emergency Medical Services Education Standards.

The ARC Emergency Medical Technology (EMT) program prepares individuals to render pre-hospital basic life support within an organized Emergency Medical Services (EMS) system.

The ARC EMT program is approved by the Sacramento County EMS agency.