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        Emergency Medical Technician Programs

        Find out which of our schools offer emergency medical technician training programs.

        To learn more about institutional and/or programmatic accreditation please select the school you are interested in from the locations below.

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        Emergency Medical Technician Program Profile

        • Program Focus
        • Student Life
        • Field of Interest

        Program Focus

        Students who pursue training in our emergency medical technician training programs can develop the skills necessary to perform as first responders to urgent situations. Our curriculum emphasizes the need to assess the situation and patient and administer appropriate first aid treatment at the scene and in transit.

        Course topics include:

        • Anatomy and physiology
        • Traumatic care
        • Pre-hospital care
        • Patient assessment skills

        Student Life

        Students in our health education programs can benefit from the real-world perspective of our instructors, many of whom have experience in the fields they teach. Our curriculum also places emphasis on career-focused learning experiences that model the workplace and includes an externship providing supervised experience in the field, as well as laboratory, clinical, and lecture components.

        All schools have a Career Services department dedicated to helping students identify, clarify, and pursue their academic and professional goals.

        Finally, our schools’ Alumni Associations offer additional opportunities for students and graduates to make important connections—professional and personal.

        Field of Interest

        Paramedic Services
        In life-threatening or urgent situations, paramedic services offer the swift response and first-aid necessary to transfer victims and patients to hospitals or trauma centers.

        • Key Traits: Stability under pressure, quick decision-making skills, physical fitness
        • Education Required: Educational certificate, diploma, or associate degree (entry-level). Post-graduation licensure and further certification* are required in most states; requirements will vary.
        • Where Paramedic Services Are Needed: Hospitals, fire stations, police stations.

        Projected Growth Through 2018**:
        19,000 new jobs, or 9% growth rate nation-widei

        **All job growth figures are estimates and based on national projections. Local markets will vary.

        To learn more about what accreditation is, why it is important and details about certification and disclosure information for this and other programs, please click here.

        For licensure and/or registration requirements as controlled by the individual states where this program is offered, please click here.

        iBureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition, Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos101.htm (visited December 23, 2010).

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        *Source: http://www.911dispatch.com/info/fact_figures.html

        Student Outcomes and Disclosures

        CEC schools do not guarantee third-party certifications. Certification requirements for taking and passing certification examinations are not controlled by CEC schools but by outside agencies and are subject to change by the agencies without notice to CEC schools. Therefore, CEC schools cannot guarantee that graduates will be eligible to take certification examinations, regardless of their eligibility status upon enrollment.

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