Emergency Medical Services



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It's all about people! EMTs are on the job because they want to make a difference in their community. The demand for caring, educated first responders in both the public and private sectors is growing.
What will my classes be like?
Learn how teamwork can make a lifesaving difference by mastering rescue techniques used by EMTs. You'll practice CPR, patient assessment and stabilization, treatment of those injured and ill, and transportation of patients. Lessons in anatomy show you how the human body works transforming you into an expert first responder. Work along side emergency room doctors, nurses, and paramedics in area hospital emergency rooms and fire departments during your required 40 hour internship. Picture


Program Description
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This program prepares students to take the licensure examination of the Illinois Department of Public Health to become an EMT-B. Activities include clinical experiences in a hospital emergency room and ride alongs with local Fire/EMS departments. Students will learn American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR, patient assessment, stabilization, and initial pre-hospital medical treatment of injured and ill patients.
 


Employment Opportunities
  • Basic/First Responder
  • Career Fire Fighter/Paramedic
  • Contract Paramedic
  • Electrocardiogram Technician
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Emergency Room Technician
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Registered Nurse
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Downloads   
EMT-B Evaluator Documentation Form


Contact Information