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This program prepares students with the knowledge and skills needed for employment in a health care facility or in prehospital patient care. It will also prepare students to continue their education in more advanced careers in EMS, nursing and other health care fields. Upon successful completion of the CNA, EMT, and AEMT portions of the program, students will be eligible to take the certifying exams, and with successful Completion of the exam, may apply for state certification at that level of training.
All Health & Public Safety programs have essential functions you must be able to perform for you to be successful in the program and career.
Note: You must undergo a background check and drug screen before we can officially admit you into the program. A felony, loss of license, administrative disciplinary proceeding for negligence, malpractice, recklessness, or willful or intentional misconduct may prohibit entrance into the program and/or eligibility to sit for licensure exams.
Career opportunities include ambulance service, skilled nursing facilities, critical care transport, and emergency department technician. If you graduate with an AAS degree, you have additional career opportunities in administrative and management in the pre-hospital field.
Total Program Credits – 64
All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or higher.