DHPD EMS Education's EMT program follows the National Standard DOT curriculum and is designed to instruct students in service as a vital link in the chain of the health care team. Upon completion of this program student will have learned skills necessary to provide emergency medical care at a basic life support level with an ambulance service or other specialized service.
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) is an introductory course of professional emergency medical services including medical legal/ethical aspects, patient assessment, care of wounds and fractures, airway maintenance, patient transportation, medical and environmental emergency, childbirth, and extrication. The program prepares graduates for employment with ambulance services and in acute emergency facilities. Graduates are eligible to apply to take the National Registry EMT Examination.
Program of Study Change Request Form- Print and complete the top portion of this form (advisor will obtain necessary signatures). This form gives CCD the permission to change the program designation to Emergency Medical Technician (EMT).
* EMT is a Certificate Program. Check the box and fill in the blank with Emergency Medical Technician (EMT).*
Graduation Application - Print and complete the graduation application and department chair review to receive the Emergency Medical Technician Certificate.
Successful completion of the course, including all practical skills and written examinations. For the complete list of National Registry EMT certification requirements, click here.
To see when the EMT course is offered, click here.
For Gainful Employment Information, please click: http://www.ccd.edu/ccd.nsf/html/WEBB87SQ2T-gainfulemployment