This is an open enrollment one semester course that prepares the student for a licensing exam. Upon successful completion the student may obtain a Basic EMT license, the State minimum requirement to work for an EMS agency. There are three classes that are taken concurrently; a lecture, skills lab, and a clinical rotation class which exposes the student to the real world. The Basic EMT is trained in EMS operations, patient assessment, CPR and airway management, as well as treatment for traumatic injuries and medical emergencies
The EMT-Basic Program at Jackson College takes its place in the industry very seriously by educating personnel for this fast-paced, ever-changing world of Prehospital Emergency Medical care.
The goal of Jackson College EMT-Basic Program is to prepare competent entry-level Emergency Medical Technician-Basic in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.
Welcome to EMT-Basic Program at Jackson College, a 15-week program designed to provide students the knowledge, skills and attitudes consistent with the expectations of the public and the profession. EMT students will complete the coursework in classrooms and laboratories, and gain valuable hands-on experience while working in the hospital and prehospital settings. Along with earning an EMT-Basic Skill Set, graduates will be eligible to take the National Registry certifying examination at the completion of the program.
- Fall, Winter, and Spring programs
- Courses offered for both credit and noncredit
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- Excellent working relations within the EMS community
- State-of-the-art equipment and EMS labs
- Knowledgeable and experienced faculty
- Innovative skills training
- Comprehensive curriculum
- Unwavering professionalism and caring attitudes of staff