Emergency Medical Technician

This program is designed to prepare students for the basic EMT certification administered by the Arkansas Health Department. This course includes the following components:

  • 128 hours of instruction and clinical experience
  • 8 college credit hours (Technical not College Transfer), EMT 108
  • Instruction in anatomy, dealing with trauma, splinting, use of spine boards, bandaging, and emergency care of patients with an emphasis on emergency intervention at a basic level.

Program Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the EMT Basic 108- lec-01, the student will:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in providing basic emergency care required at the scene of a traumatic injury or medical emergency.
  • Identify the roles and responsibilities in performing the emergency care and operational aspects of the job.
  • Demonstrate the skills for basic life-saving techniques and other emergency treatment.
  • Demonstrate the proper use and care of all required equipment.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in all course-required skills.

The College Catalog/Student Handbook has more details about this degree.

EMT Degree Plan

Licensure and Certification Pass Rates