To register for a Diploma program, please call: (561) 586-0121
*Not all programs are offered at all campuses*
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Basic
Program Description: The EMT Program is designed to prepare the student for a career in Emergency Medicine. The EMT performs basic life-supporting skills including: patient assessment, opening airways, restoring breathing, controlling blood loss, treating victims of shock, immobilizing fractures, bandaging wounds, childbirth assistance, caring for heart attack patients, poison and burn victims, and transportation of patients. Upon graduation the student will be eligible to sit for EMT certification in the state of Florida and the NREMT National Registry Emergency Medical Technician exam. This entry level program consists of lectures, labs, clinical rotations and field ride times. The EMT program follows the most current National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. It is also in compliance with the State of Florida Statute 401 and the F.A.C. 64J of the Florida Department of Health Bureau of EMS. The student will be expected to satisfactorily complete all skills necessary for the individual to provide emergency medical care at a basic life support level with an ambulance service, pre-hospital provider and or other specialized service becoming a vital link in the health care team chain. Upon successful completion of the program a Diploma is granted. This is a pre requisite for Paramedic.
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Paramedic
Program Description: The paramedic program prepares the graduate to function in a prehospital setting at an advanced level and to be able to demonstrate this advanced knowledge in patient assessments, administration of medications, EKG monitoring, and advanced resuscitation procedures. The program consists of lectures, labs, hospital, and ride times in accordance with the latest DOT curriculum standards. The Paramedic Program will prepare the student to take the Florida State Paramedic or National Registry exam. Upon successful completion of the program a Diploma is granted. This may be applied as credit earned to an AS in EMS.
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