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Emergency Medical Technician

EMT Students working on patient photo

Description:

This one-year program is intended to prepare students for work with a basic or advanced life support ambulance service. They will also be prepared to provide basic emergency care in other settings. The student who successfully completes the course will be eligible to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT) exam at the EMT level (must be at least 18 years of age to sit for the exam) and obtain licensure in the state of Oklahoma.

Hours:
Morning session - 8:10 - 11:10 a.m.
Afternoon session - 12:45 - 3:45 p.m.

Career Major Name:  Emergency Medical Technician
Clock Hours/Weeks of Instruction: 496/19
Normal Completion Time:  19 weeks for full-time status

College Credit:
Prior Learning Assessment

Required Courses:

  • Core Healthcare Provider CPR
  • Airway for EMT
  • Anatomy
  • Core Concepts of Effective Communication
  • Core Employability Skills
  • Core Medical Terminology
  • EMS Operations for the EMT
  • EMT Clinical
  • Medicine for EMT
  • Patient Assessment for EMT
  • Physiology
  • Preparatory for the EMT
  • Safety, Legal Issues and Quality Control
  • Shock for EMT
  • Special Patient Populations for EMT
  • Trauma for EMT

Career Opportunities:

  • EMT
  • EMR

For more information on occupations go to http://www.onetonline.org

Application Process:
High school students see home school counselor
Adults contact Mid-America counselor 405-449-3391

Average Salary:
$24,200-$36,000

Accreditation:

OSBCTE (Oklahoma State Board of Career & Technology Education)
Oklahoma State Department of Health – EMS Division

Certifications:

ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate

  • Bronze
  • Silver
  • Gold
  • Platinum

ODCTE Competency Certification

  • EMT

CPR – Basic Life Support (BLS)

EMT - NREMT (National Registry Emergency Medical Technicians)

**CTSO: HOSA

**Career Technical Student Organization (CTSO)