Emergency Medical Services, Short-Term Technical Certificate

Non-Pell Eligible (Students may not use Pell funding for this certificate. Grants may be available. See your advisor.)

Curriculum Code #2114

Effective May 2018

Division of Health and Wellness Sciences

There are four recognized certification levels for Emergency Medical Services. Emergency Medical Responder (EMR), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), advanced EMT (AEMT) and Paramedic. Included in this certificate are the course that leads to EMT certification and courses that support Paramedic certification The EMT performs assessments of medical and trauma patients and appropriately cares for the patient based on the assessment. The care provided includes managing cardiac arrest, assisting ventilations, splinting, and administering medications. The EMT program is accredited by the Ohio Division of Emergency Medical Services (OH 319). Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College’s University Partnership.

Total Hours8
Students who are only interested in being eligible for the EMT National Registry must complete EMSB 101. A certificate of completion will be awarded to these students.

Program Contact(s):

Dawn Sgro

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