Paramedic (EMT)

Be the first on the scene, responding to medical emergencies and saving lives.

Become an emergency medical technician (EMT)! As a paramedic, you may be the vital link with doctors and nurses, charged with preserving life and limb until the sick and injured can be rushed to the hospital. This respected role is a critical part of every community across the United States.

The program’s rigorous curriculum includes general instruction in all human body systems and advanced life support management for a wide range of conditions. Curriculum covers such topical areas as:

  • Pharmacology
  • Airway Management and Ventilation
  • Advanced Patient Assessment
  • Medicine
  • Trauma
  • Special Populations
  • EMS Operations

Upon completion, graduates with an associate’s degree in emergency medical services can typically seek in employment with:

  • Local and Federal Fire Departments
  • Local, State and Federal Law Enforcement Agencies
  • Public Health Agencies
  • Hospitals
  • Government Agencies
  • Public and Private EMS Agencies

If you’d like to be a part of a rewarding profession where you can help save lives, ECPI University can help you get prepared with our EMT training program. Through our year-round, accelerated program, you can earn your Associate of Applied Science in Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in as little as 16 months.

Get started today. Complete the form on this page, or call us at our ground campuses for more information on EMT Training at Medical Careers Institute.

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