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Emergency Medical Technology

For the health-care minded who prefers to work outside a traditional office setting, an EMT is often first on the scene of an emergency situation. You'll work in what's often a high-stress environment and be a vital part of the care team for the sick and injured. You'll be immersed in the language of medicine, rapid assessment and planning, physical examination techniques, note writing, patient confidentiality, and more.

Learn the skills needed to provide medical support and transport to injured or critically ill patients in through Tri-County’s Emergency Medical Technology (EMT) program. When working in a first-responder situation, such as an ambulance service or fire department, EMTs are dispatched to the scene of the medical emergency, which can be as varied as a car accident, a fire, a falling injury, a animal bite, a shooting or stabbing, a birth, or a person who's suddenly fallen ill. Once at the scene of the emergency, EMTs assess the situation, determine if additional assistance is needed, and, if necessary, order the additional help. The degree and certificate programs prepare students to test for national certifications.

Emergency Medical Technology

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EXPLORE RELATED PROGRAMS

Program of Study Credential/Outcome Eligible for Financial Aid Course Scheduling Location
American Heart Association Certifications Noncredit, CEU/Recertification,Noncredit, Prof Dev Call 864-646-1700 Day Pendleton
Electrocardiogram (ECG) Technician Noncredit, QuickJobs Call 864-646-1700 Evening Pendleton
Emergency Medical Technology Associate Degree Yes Day,Evening Easley
EMT Advanced Certificate Yes Day,Evening Easley
EMT Basic Certificate Noncredit, QuickJobs Call 864-646-1700 Evening Pendleton
Expanded Duty Dental Assisting Diploma Yes Day Pendleton
IV Therapy Noncredit, Prof Dev Call 864-646-1700 Evening Pendleton
Medical Assisting Diploma Yes Day,Evening Pendleton
Medical Laboratory Technology Associate Degree Yes Day Pendleton
Nurse Aide Noncredit, QuickJobs Call 864-646-1700 Day,Evening Easley,Pendleton
Nursing Associate Degree Yes Day Pendleton
Nursing Preparation Certificate No Day Pendleton
Paramedic Certificate Yes Day,Evening Easley QJC
Patient Care/Multi-Skilled Healthcare Technician Noncredit, QuickJobs Call 864-646-1700 Varies Pendleton
Personal Trainer Noncredit, QuickJobs Call 864-646-1700 Evening Pendleton
Pharmacy Technician Noncredit, QuickJobs Call 864-646-1700 Day Pendleton
Phlebotomy Technician Noncredit, QuickJobs Call 864-646-1700 Evening Pendleton
Practical Nursing Diploma Yes Day,Evening Easley,Oconee
Pre-Dental Hygiene Certificate No Day Anderson,Easley,Pendleton
Pre-Pharmacy Associate Degree Yes Day,Evening Anderson,Easley,Pendleton
Surgical Technology Associate Degree Yes Day Pendleton
Veterinary Technology Associate Degree Yes Day,Evening Pendleton

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FOR MORE INFORMATION
Donna Palmer | (864) 646-1347 | dshanno1@tctc.edu