This one-year program leading to an Emergency Medical Technician certificate offers students the opportunity to prepare for careers in emergency medical services. Learning experiences in this program are designed to assist the student in realizing the following outcomes:
Assess and treat patients using protocols within the Oregon defined scope of practice in emergency medical situations.
Use verbal and non-verbal skills to communicate with patients, families, bystanders and other medical professionals.
Accurately observe and document patient care data using a variety of tools and techniques including providing written and verbal patient reports.
Properly and safely lift and move patients in a variety of medical and rescue situations.
Exhibit respectful, responsive personal behaviors in your personal as well as professional EMS life.
Perform all care in a professional and ethical manner recognizing cultural diversity.
Work in an organized manner and provide leadership during stressful and life threatening situation.
Career opportunities that may require EMT training including but are not limited to: firefighter (career or volunteer), paramedic, search and rescue, critical care transport or basic life support transport provider. The EMT certificate can lead to a career as a paramedic if a student wishes to continue their studies and completes the requirements or an A.A.S.-EMT (Associate of Applied Science - EMT) degree at an accredited institution.
*** To complete this certificate you will need A & P, which has a PRE-REQ of BI 112 . Don’t save all this until your last term*** for more information Contact: EMS Coordinator 541-278-5786 or Fire Science Coordinator 541-278-5799