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Emergency Medical Technician

EMT Students working on patient photo

Course 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 EMT’s 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.

Career Major Name:  Emergency Medical Technician
Clock Hours/Weeks of Instruction:  496

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

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

Required Courses:

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

Career Major Information:

  • Clock Hours/Weeks of Instruction: 496/18
  • College Credit available: Prior Learning Assessment
  • OHLAP Credit: No
  • Starting Salary Range: $24,200-$36,000

Certifications and Licenses:

  • National Registry of EMT
  • Oklahoma EMT License
  • AHA BLS Provider
  • ODCTE Competency Certifications
  • WorkKeys Career Readiness Certifications


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