Emergency Medical Technician

at Inver Hills Community College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 9
  • Delivery: Face-to-face

About this Program

This certificate is designed to provide a basic education in emergency medical care, teach the competencies required for students to prepare for the national certification examination, and to prepare students for certification and a career as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). This program teaches responsibility in emergency care of the critically sick or injured, and develops skills in the use of and care of all basic emergency equipment. Program curriculum includes topics such as patient assessment, trauma skills, care and recognition of heart disease, respiratory problems and other medical emergencies,
and includes field clinical experience.

Program Locations

  • Inver Hills Community College 55076
  • Saint Paul Fire Department Station 51 55102

Labor Market Information

  • Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
  • Median wage:$17.68/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Ambulance Drivers and Attendants
  • Median wage:$11.96/hour-Well below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Inver Hills Community College
Inver Hills Community College
2500 East 80th Street Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076 Toll-Free: (866) 576-0689 Local: (651) 450-3902 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email: admissions@inverhills.edu