Emergency Medical Technician (Basic)

The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program trains and prepares students for an entry level career in Emergency Medical Services. 

  • The program focuses on the theory and practice of an Emergency Medical Technician
  • Program content includes, but is not limited to, anatomy, cardiac care, medical emergencies, emergency childbirth, poisoning, shock, respiratory emergencies, and psychological emergencies
  • Students will have both in-class and practical training on recognizing and treating medical and injury-related emergencies outside of the hospital environment
  • The capstone training includes working with a preceptor in a hospital and on an ambulance
  • Graduates will be awarded an Advanced Technical Diploma and are eligible to apply to take the Florida EMT Certification Exam

Course Examples (for a larger list, visit the College Catalog):

  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Emergency Medical Technician Lab
  • Emergency Medical Technician Practicum

Length: 12 credit hours (approximately 16 weeks) 


Chris Fowler
Administrative Assistant