Emergency Medical Technician
Want to be a lifesaver? Jump into the world of emergency medicine feet first at Southwest Technical College. The Emergency Medical Technician Program provides practical, clinical, and observational experiences. This program equips you with the ability to handle adrenaline pumping situations while providing the best care for patients. Learn how to assess the needs of patients, check vital signs, and administer medications. In addition to the classroom setting, you will also experience ambulance ride-alongs. The course schedule is demanding and the rigor will prepare you to sit for licensure in the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Certification.
Cost includes tuition, books, fees, and supplies.
Program Length: 214 hours (190 classroom / 24 practicum – Approximately 3 academic months.)
Location: Main Campus – Health Professions and Trades Building
Start Dates: There are two defined start dates throughout the academic year. Call 435.586.2899 for more information.
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- • Southwest Technical College Certificate of Program Proficiency
- • Upon successful completion of the Emergency Medical Technician Program, students are eligible to take the NREMT for Emergency Medical Technician (EMT).
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Occupational Advisory Committee
Each Southwest Tech Certificate Program has an Occupational Advisory Committee that consists of industry professionals from the regions we serve. These committee members ensure that desirable, relevant, and current practices of each occupation are being taught. This program has committee members from the following organizations: