Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Military Credentialing Programs - Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)


The EMT courses are designed to provide training in skills and equipment necessary to help maintain basic life support, including the Automatic External Defibrillator. Instruction is given in basic Anatomy and Physiology, patient assessment, and the theory behind the procedures used in providing pre-hospital care to the sick and injured.

Program Description

EMSP 1401 (Emergency Medical Technician) and EMSP 1160 (Clinical) are the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) courses. The EMT courses are designed to provide training in skills and equipment necessary to help maintain basic life support, including the Automatic External Defibrillator. Instruction is given in basic Anatomy and Physiology, patient assessment, and the theory behind the procedures used in providing pre-hospital care to the sick and injured. Upon successful completion of the courses, students are eligible to take the exam to be certified as an EMT by the Texas Department of State Health Services and the National Registry of EMTs.

The EMT courses are offered each Spring, Summer and Fall semester and involves 128 classroom hours and 96 clinical and field internship hours. Six emergency ambulance calls are required during the clinical hours. The courses are approved by the Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS). See the current catalog for class scheduling.

EMTs may continue in the program and be eligible to take the certification exam as an Advanced EMT after successful completion of EMSP 1338, 1355, 1356, 2206 & 2262. Completion of EMSP 2444, 2434, 2263, 2330, 2143, 2164 & 2305 and successful completion of final exit written and psychomotor exams makes an individual eligible to become certified as a Paramedic after successful passage of the certification exam.

EMSP 1401 Syllabus

EMSP 1160 Syllabus

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Program Location and Duration

Central Campus, Traditional Offering, One semester

Europe Campus, contact for information

Program Cost

Contact Program for details

Additional Program Information

  • Upon successful completion of the courses, students are eligible to take the exam to be certified as an EMT by the Texas Department of State Health Services and the National Registry of EMTs EMT- Basics can then work in the field of Emergency Medical Services for private ambulance services, county based EMS Providers or area Fire Departments as well as hospitals / Emergency rooms as a technician. EMT-Basic certification prerequisite of Paramedic school entry.
  • Psychomotor exam for NREMT included for course, Written NREMT exam fees separate, contact NREMT for details.
  • Additional Entry Requirements, contact Program for more information.     

Program MOS

18D, 68W, W1, 68C, 68N, F2, M3, Q5

Program Careers

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical

Contact Info

Central Campus

Coordination POC: Mr. Timothy Rabroker, EMT lead instructor, trabroker@ctcd.edu or 254-526-1885

Registration POC: Ms. Lacey Moore, EMS Clerk, Lmoore@ctcd.edu or 254-526-1266

 

Europe Campus

Coordination POC: Ancica Roosa, +49 (0) 151 5670 3867 or ancica.roosa@ctcd.edu

Registration POC: Ancica Roosa, +49 (0) 151 5670 3867 or ancica.roosa@ctcd.edu