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EMT Training

EMT Training Overview

Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) hold advanced skills in the treatment of pre-hospital care. These healthcare professionals devote their work to medical emergencies and patient treatment. EMTs respond to both emergency and non-emergency calls with patient transportation through an ambulance. The fundamental responsibility of an EMT is to transport and care for the medically ill or traumatically injured.

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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Course

This course is designed for individuals 18 years of age and older interested in becoming EMTs. Emphasis is placed on the development of knowledge and skills needed to provide basic life saving care. In addition, the student will be given the opportunity to use their skills in the ambulance and clinical setting. The course is 233 hours and runs for approximately four months.

Through advanced training in medical emergencies, our EMT students learn to adapt the correct procedures and timely measures to provide outstanding care to all patients in emergency situations. Our classes teach the fundamentals of patient assessment and treatment. The standard of practice of an EMT is in accordance with the most current Michigan Department of Health & Human Services guidelines.

Our course enables students to demonstrate skills in conducting careful patient examinations by training them to recognize signs and symptoms of an illness or injury. Our students learn to successfully