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College Catalog: Health Sciences: Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Basic)

Program: Emergency Medical Technician
Award: Career Studies Certificate
Plan Code: 221-146-01
Length: 9 credit hours
Lead Faculty: Paul Ruppert

Purpose: This program is the entry point for students with little to no emergency medical services experience.  It prepares students to become Emergency Medical Technicians in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Occupational Objectives:  Emergency Medical Technician – Basic

Admission Requirements: Students must meet the general admissions requirements established by the College and have the permission of the program lead faculty.   Placement testing is not required.

Emergency Medical Technician CSC
Required Courses and Credits
EMT 109 CPR for Healthcare Providers 1
EMS 111 Emergency Medical Basic 7
EMS 120 Emergency Medical Basic Clinic 1
Total Program Credits 9
  • HLT 105 CPR Certification (1 credits) can substitute for EMT 109 (1 credit).
  • Completion of both EMS 112 Emergency Medical Technician – Basic I (4 credits) and EMS 113 Emergency Medical Technician – Basic II (3 credits) can be substituted for EMS 111 (7 credits).
  • EMS 120 must be taken with EMS 111 or EMS 113.