This program is designed to prepare students for the basic EMT certification administered by the Arkansas Health Department. The course includes anatomy, dealing with trauma, splinting, use of spine boards, bandaging, emergency care of patients, and emphasis on emergency intervention at a basic level.
128 hours of instruction and clinical experience
8 college credit hours (Technical not College Transfer), EMT 108
Courses offered as per need demand by local ambulance companies and area fire departments for first responders and interest of Career Pathways students
Partnership with the local ambulance service has provided the college with the resources, materials and supplies to offer this training
Student is eligible for Pell when the hours are used in conjunction with the AAS-GT Degree Plan