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Clinical EMT Certificate

My Academic Plan

Courses are displayed to show the fastest path to your certificate and should be completed in the order listed. If you are unable to complete all courses listed in a semester, complete as many courses in this sequence as your schedule allows. If you have questions or concerns about your MAP, please see your Pathways Advisor.

Program Description

This program is designed for students wanting to complete a one-year (two semester) Certificate in Clinical Emergency Medical Technician and enter the workforce. Students explore EMT patient care skills. This certificate program is designed to prepare students for entry-level careers in a variety of healthcare or emergency medical service environments such as fire departments, private ambulance or emergency room facilities. The certificate program consists of didactic and experiential teaching. The Clinical EMT is an Emergency Medical Technician that has expanded their knowledge and skills through professional development to better care for patients under the supervision of a doctor or nurse.

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First Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
EMS 121EMT Fundamentals

3

EMS 122EMT Medical Emergencies

4

EMS 123EMT Trauma Emergencies

2

EMS 124EMT Special Considerations

2

EMS 170EMT Clinical

1

Total Credit Hours:12

Semester Note: Upon completion of EMS 121, EMS 122, EMS 123, EMS 124, and EMS 170, you should apply for the Emergency Medical Technician Certificate.

Second Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
HPR 208Medical Record Terminology

2

EMS 132EMS IV/IO Therapy

2

HPR 190Basic EKG Interpretation

2

ELECTIVE Clinical EMT Course

2

ELECTIVE Clinical EMT Course

2

ELECTIVE Clinical EMT Course

2

Total Credit Hours:12

Total Credit Hours: 24

Important Program Notes: 

A part-time format spanning two semesters may be offered. Check with your preferred campus for information.

Total credits may vary depending on elective courses you select. You must complete 24 credits to earn your Clinical EMT Certificate. You should not exceed 26 creditsYou may want to check with your advisor to monitor your completion progress.