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Emergency Medical Technician

Emergency Medical Technician (W170205)

This is an instructional program that prepares students for employment as emergency medical technicians SOC Code 29-2041 (Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics) to function at the basic pre-hospital emergency medical technician level and treat various medical/trauma conditions using appropriate equipment and materials.

 

The content includes but is not limited to: patient assessment, airway management, cardiac arrest, external and internal bleeding and shock, traumatic injuries, fractures, dislocations, sprains, poisoning, heart attack, stroke, diabetes, acute abdomen, communicable diseases, patients with abnormal behavior, alcohol and drug abuse, the unconscious state, emergency childbirth, burns, environmental hazards, communications, reporting, extrication and transportation of patient. The student must be proficient in patient assessment and evaluation, the use of suctioning devices, oral and nasal airways, resuscitation devices, oxygen equipment, sphygmomanometer and stethoscope, splints of all types, pneumatic anti-shock garments, extrication tools, dressings and bandages, stretchers and patient carrying devices.

 

The program prepares students for certification as EMT's in accordance with Chapter 64J of the Florida Administrative Code. This is the initial level for a career in emergency medical services and the primary prerequisite for paramedic training and certification. Length of the program is ten (10) weeks and it is offered two (2) times during the school year.

Program content includes the following courses:

OCPs Title Course # Hours
A Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) EMS0110 300
    Program Length: 300 Hours

 

Program Times

Status Times Frequency
Full Time - Day 8:00AM - 1:30PM MTWRF

Program Costs

Estimated  for Florida Residents

Tuition: $867

EMT uniforms and required items: $888.75

Emergency Vehicle Operations Course: $150

Books: $150 - $200

Physical and Immunizations: Cost varies w/ physician

Total: $2,055.75 - 2,105.75

Estimated for Non-Residents

Tuition: $3,567

EMT uniforms and required items: $888.75

Emergency Vehicle Operations Course: $150

Books: $150 - $200

Physical and Immunizations: Cost varies w/ physician

Total: $4,755.75 - $4,805.75

 

Industry Salaries

Salary Rate: $24,000 - $38,000

Pensacola Average: $32,572.80

State Average: $32,614.40

National Average: $31,000

Instructor Contact Information

Phone: 850-941-6200 Ext. 2177

Location: Building 3, Room 300

Office hours: Monday through Thursday 7:30AM - 3:15PM and Friday 7:30AM - 2:00PM