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Program and Career Description
The EMT Program is delivered through a combination of classroom instruction (didactic and psychomotor) and clinical experience. Upon successful completion of the course, students are eligible to sit for the National Registry's written and practical examinations. Upon successful completions of examinations and other licensure requirements, the student will be eligible for the State of Tennessee EMT license. The EMT renders life support to patients at the scene of their injuries or illnesses and prepares these patients for transport to the hospital.
|Emergency Medical Technician||$28,990+|
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Students enrolling in the EMT program must meet the following criteria:
- Be admitted to the college
- Submit proof of medical malpractice insurance and health insurance as required (see Program Director)
- Complete a physical exam, along with all required vaccinations and/or titers
- Meet other admission requirements as stipulated in the Rules of the Tennessee Department of Health, Bureau of Health Licensure and Regulation, Office of Emergency Medical Services
Students successfully completing the requirements listed below with a minimum of 2.00 cumulative quality point average may earn the EMT Technical Certificate. Upon successful completion of the program, the National Registry of EMT exam will be made available. This exam is required to progress to the Advanced EMT level or higher.
|EMSB 1601||EMT Medical Emergencies and EMS Operations||6|
|EMSB 1602||EMT Trauma and Medical Emergencies||6|
|EMSB 1101||EMT Medical Skills Lab||1|
|EMSB 1102||EMT Trauma and Medical Skills Lab||1|
|EMSB 1111||EMT Clinical||1|
|EMSB 1112||EMT Field Internship||1|
The EMT Program is authorized by the Division of Emergency Medical Services of the Tennessee Department of Health. Jackson State Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.