Advanced EMT

Technical Diploma

The EMT typically represents one of the first components of the emergency medical system. This course prepares individuals to care for patients at accident scenes and transport by ambulance to the hospital under medical direction. The course emphasizes emergency skills such as managing respiratory and cardiac emergencies, medical emergencies, trauma emergencies and patient assessment, and teaches these skills in a job-related context.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
531-111 Advanced EMT/Int-Tech 4
 Total Credits4

Associate Degrees and Technical Diplomas are part of a larger model of BTC’s Career Pathways which link related academic programs in sequence.  Each program within a career pathway offers direct job preparation and a path to the next level of academic programming.  To view the connected program model, visit the EMT Technician Career Path (PDF).