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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Hours

Day Program
300 hours / 12 weeks

Night Program
300 hours /16 weeks

Class Schedule

Public Safety Calendar 2019-20

Cost

Tuition is approximately $1,434.00 plus books, uniforms and fees

Testing Requirements

Assessments not required

Location

FCTC Public Safety Campus

OVERVIEW

Experience the thrill of saving lives in real-world emergency situations

Manage fast-paced emergency incidents where your actions make a difference

Deliver critical life-support care using a wide variety of equipment including defibrillators, backboards, and medications

CAREER FOCUS
Prepared for immediate employment, state and national certification, and further education

WHAT YOU'll LEARN

Instruction

Program Overview:

  • 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

APPLICATION & LINKS

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
OCP Course Number Course Title Course Length Hours
A EMS0110 Emergency Medical Technician 300

Industry Certifications

  • Florida EMT certification
  • National Registry EMT certification (NREMT)

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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

OUR NUMBERS

Discover how First Coast Technical College prepares students for the Health Sciences industry.

88%
Completion Rate*
85%
PLACEMENT Rate*
89%
Licensure

Based upon the 2017 Council on Occupational Education Annual Report for 2015-2016.

Steps to Enroll

Step 1‐ Attend a Program Information Session & Tour

Step 2‐ Apply for Federal Student Aid

Step 3‐ Gather Needed Documents

Step 4‐ Register for Classes

Instructor / Contact

Name: Dan Talbert, Career Specialist for Public Safety
Email:  [email protected]
Phone: (904) 547-3540

Name:  Ronnette Waycaster, Office Support Assistant, Public Safety Campus
Email: [email protected]johns.k12.fl.us
Phone: (904) 547-3542

Are you ready to jumpstart your career?