Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Program Overview

Next Class Begins 8/10/2017
200-Hour Program:  Tuesday/Thursday 6:00 – 10:00 pm, there are also occasional Monday evening classes, 6:00 – 10:00 pm, and Saturday classes, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm.

A mandatory informational meeting is scheduled for Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 6:00 pm
Cost: $1,000*
Class Size Limited to 16 Students

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This course offered jointly by the Medina Hospital, a Cleveland Clinic Hospital, and the Medina County Career Center will prepare students to serve on rescue squads, ambulance services, and fire departments.

  • Entrance exam required prior to registration.  Please contact the MCCC Adult Education Office for details.
  • Required text book: Prehospital Emergency Care (10th Edition); Jul 18, 2013; by Joseph J. Mistovich and Keith J. Karren Ph.D. available at www.bradybooks.com or amazon.com
  • TB Test required prior to clinical rotation.

Includes:

  • 180 hours of instructional time
  • 20 hours of clinical rotation at Medina Hospital Emergency Room
  • Hands-on practice in a lab setting
  • Uniform Shirt
  • Registry Exam: National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians
  • Job placement assistance available

Learning Modules Include:

  • National EMS Education Standards
  • National EMS Scope of Practice Model
  • Safety and Wellness
  • Vitals/History
  • Terminology
  • Patient Assessment
  • Cardio Emergencies
  • Behavioral
  • Trauma Skills
  • Multiple Casualty

Job Outlook According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (SOC Code 29-2041):  Employment of emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics is projected to grow 24 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations. Emergencies, such as car crashes, natural disasters, and acts of violence, will continue to create demand for EMTs and paramedics. Demand for part-time, volunteer EMTs and paramedics in rural areas and smaller metropolitan areas will also continue.

Online registration is not available, please contact the Adult Education Department to register for this program.

*Prices are subject to change – class schedule dependent on enrollment.