EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN

(EMT)

Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) care for the sick or injured in emergency medical settings. People’s lives often depend on the quick reaction and competent care provided by these workers. EMTs respond to emergency calls, performing medical services and transporting patients to medical facilities.

EDUCATION REQUIRED

Students enrolled in the Emergency Medical Services program are encouraged to participate in the HOSA - Future Health Professionals student organizational. HOSA activities include:  Leadership, community service, and state and national competitive events.  You must pass state EMS skill and written exam in order to register with the state of Oklahoma or a nationally accredited test for EMR license.  Must pass a criminal background check.

PROGRAM LENGTH

216 hours of Theory and Lab; 48 hours of clinical rotation with an Ambulance service

PLACES OF EMPLOYMENT
  • Ambulance service

  • Fire department

  • Police department

  • Volunteer Fire Department

  • Military

  • Security Officer

  • Medical Assistant

SALARY RANGE

$9.00 - $12.00

emergency medicaltechnician

For more information on this program, visit the Education page

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