2008-2009 Florida Community College at Jacksonville Catalog
Emergency Medical Technician (Basic) (6394)
Creating competent, ethical, confident entry–level health care practitioners committed to professional development through life–long learning in a positive, non–discriminatory and supportive learning environment.
An emergency medical services system consists of many different components. Emergency medical technician is the basic entry–level for work in the EMS field. EMTs provide basic life support and transportation for the sick and injured.
This limited access program prepares graduates to function as entry–level emergency medical technicians. Upon completion of the program, graduates are awarded a technical certificate and are eligible to apply to sit for the Florida state board exam to qualify for certification as an EMT in the state of Florida.
Certification and Licensing
Upon completion of the program graduates are eligible to apply to sit for the Florida state board exam to qualify for certification as an EMT in the state of Florida.
This program is accredited by the Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Tallahassee, FL 32399 (850.245.4440).
To meet the minimum requirements for consideration for acceptance to the Emergency Medical Services program students must: All applicants for admission to this program must be at least 18 years of age.
- Students must submit a Florida Community College EMT application to the EMS department.
- Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. (Contact EMT office for application deadlines.)
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Total Credit Hours: 11