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EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) - Basic

Spokane Community College's emergency medical technician program is a comprehensive 12-week class that fully prepares students for a dynamic career in emergency services, including fire departments, air and ground ambulance crews, emergency rooms and more.

EMT-Basic accepts new students in Summer, Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters provided that minimum enrollment numbers are met. Contact registration adviser Connie Marsh at Connie.Marsh@scc.spokane.edu.

(photo) The EMT-Basic classes, EMS 128 and EMS 129, are offered summer, fall, winter, and spring quarter and adheres to the NHTSA/DOT guidelines. Upon successful completion, the student is able to sit for both the Washington State EMT-B and the National Registry EMT-B exams. This class is designed to prepare students to enter into the Pre-Hospital care field by participating in classroom lectures, performing skills in lab settings, and continuing the learning process in a 10-hour emergency room clinical. If the student is not sponsored by the time of the Washington State EMT-B exam they will have one calendar year to get sponsorship for their state certification. Students must be 18 years old and have a high school diploma or GED. Perspective students need to have a current CPR card; either AHA healthcare provider or ARC professional rescuer. The student does not need to be sponsored to be registered for this class.

International students are successful here! Visit the International Programs website for more information.

If you have questions regarding this program, please contact Becky Scheid, Allied Health Department Chair.

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For more information:
Becky Scheid
(509) 533-8126
All course offerings are subject to change. The college cannot guarantee class offerings, designated times or specific instructors - as funding levels and student interest may affect whether or not an offering is available.

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Course Title Credits
EMS 120Basic First Aid in the Workplace 2.0
EMS 128Emergency Medical Technician Lecture 10.0
EMS 129Emergency Medical Technician 3.1
EMS 260Paramedic Internship I 5.0
EMS 262Paramedic Internship II 5.0