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Emergency Room Technician

at Hennepin Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 21
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The Emergency Room Technician (ER Tech) Certification prepares you to be part of the health care team in an Emergency Department (ED) or Urgent Care setting. This certificate will enhances your job opportunities because of the knowledge and skills acquired in the classroom plus the supervised internship in a metro hospital Emergency Department. Some of the courses and skills taught are EMT, administering a 12 lead EKG test, venipuncture techniques (blood drawing), splinting and casting, urinary catheterization, wound cleaning, IV set-up and proper lifting techniques. Successful passing of Nursing Assistant written and skills tests are required.

Program Locations

  • Hennepin Technical College, Eden Prairie 55347

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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Hennepin Technical College
Hennepin Technical College
9000 Brooklyn Blvd. Brooklyn Park, MN 55445 Local: (952) 995-1300 Email: