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Emergency Medical Technician

  • This program prepares students to pass the exam for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians and State of Arizona EMT Certification.
  • Learn components of Emergency Medical Systems (EMS) and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
  • Understand state statutes, regulations, legal and ethical issues regarding EMS and EMTs
  • Study possible reactions EMTs and family members may have when faced with trauma, illness, death, and dying
  • Determine scene safety and protective equipment necessary for various situations
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the human body, patient assessments, and lifting/moving patients
  • Describe bleeding, soft tissue, muscle, and bone injuries
  • Identify appropriate practices related to childbirth, infants and children
  • Earn CPR and AHA Basic Life Support Certification

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Emergency Medical Technician

1-year program

Eligibility: Grade 12 + Prerequisite: 9th Grade reading level, Health Care Foundations, or Fire Service, or Law, Public Safety and Security or an alternative prerequisite at your home high school. Pre-participation physical required (taken after March 1, 2019)

Meeting times:
JTED @ Camino Seco:
Mon/Wed 3:30 – 7:30 p.m.
+ Two Saturdays/month 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
JTED @ Master Pieces:
Tues/Thurs 3:30 – 7:30 p.m.
+ Two Saturdays/month 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Credits: 3/year

Certifications:
-Basic Life Support CPR/First Aid
-National Registry Emergency Medical Technician

Uniform and additional supplies required

CTSO: HOSA

Locations offering Emergency Medical Technician:

  • JTED @ Camino Seco
  • JTED @ Master Pieces
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