EMT

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Career Cluster:

Health Science

Testing Requirements:

The Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) is not required for this program.

Enrollment Open To:

Adult and High School Students

Program Start Dates:

For full application deadlines and schedule, visit the downloads section of this page.

Location:

St. Augustine Main Campus / Palatka Campus

Program Day/Evening:

Day & Evening

What You'll Learn:

  • Assist patient with certain medications
  • Basic anatomy & physiology
  • Emergency childbirth
  • Gain access & remove patients from crashes
  • Perform critical life savings interventions for diabetics & patients having an allergic reaction
  • Perform physical exams
  • Treat and safely transport patients with a wide variety of broken bones or other trauma
  • Treat heart attack patients or near drowning situation
  • Treat seizures or other medical emergencies

Program Hours:

250

full time enrollment = 10 weeks, actual weeks may change depending on scheduled hours in class

Program Estimated Cost:

$1,831

OCP:

OCP Course Number Course Title Course Length
A HSC0003 Basic Healthcare Worker 90
B EMS0159 Emergency Medical Technician 160

 

Employment Opportunities:

  • Ambulance service
  • EMT – hospital emergency room
  • EMT – private ambulance
  • Fire stations
  • Hospitals
  • Patient care technician – health care facilities
  • Physicians’ offices

Industry Certifications:

Coming Soon!

 

Starting Salaries:

$32,650
*Based on the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Florida

Downloads:

EMT Schedule

EMT Application

EMT Program costs & book list: EMT Costs Mar 2014

Short Term Public Safety Courses

FCTC’s Public Safety Campus offers periodic training courses for Firefighters, EMTs, Paramedics and other professionals. Schedules for each course are listed below.

To register contact our Registration Department at (904) 547-3381 or (904) 547-3383.

EVOC April 10-11 2014

EVOC December 5-6 2013

EVOC January 11-12 2014

Fire Apparatus Operator Course Dec 2013

Instructor or Department Contact Information:

Name:  Frank McElroy, Coordinator, North Campus

Email:   frank.mcelroy@fctc.edu Phone:  904-547-3540

Name:  Angie Lord, Office Support Assistant, North Campus

Email:   angie.lord@fctc.edu Phone:  904-547-3542

 

For gainful employment information please click here.