EMT Basic

Launch your career in the emergency medical field with this four-month EMT Basic program. Participate in real-world scenarios, along with laboratory and clinical involvement. Successful completers will be eligible to take the National Registry Basic EMT Certification exam.

Emergency medical personnel provide health care to patients in times of crisis and emergency, then transport them to medical facilities. This course is approved by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS). Participants will receive the information and experience necessary to prepare for the National Registry Basic EMT Certification exam.

All Applicants Must:

  • Participate and complete a minimum of 32 clinical hours in a hospital emergency room setting OR a pre-hospital life support agency
  • Be 18 years old
  • Posses a High school diploma or GED
  • Complete a background check, drug screen and health exam




What Can I Expect?

  • Instructor-led classroom and clinical lab learning
  • Computer-based testing
  • Learn to provide medical care to patients in times of crisis and emergency
  • Work opportunities: ambulance services, government units, hospitals, and private services

What Will I Learn?

  • The Human Body’s Systems and Structure
  • Patient Assessment after Trauma
  • Emergency Situations
  • Removing Individuals from Motor Collisions
  • Spine & Joint Movement Restrictions for Trauma Patients
  • Shock Management and Cardiac Arrest
  • Administering Injections

Career Examples

  • EMT – Basic
  • EMT – Paramedic
  • Factory and business responders
  • Emergency room technicians

Get started today by contacting Corporate and Continuing Education at JC-CCE@jccmi.edu.