|| Certificate & Licenses
Lives often depend on the prompt response and expert care of emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics. Accidents, heart attacks, childbirth and trauma all require immediate medical intervention.
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Throughout the city, 24/7, EMTs and paramedics respond to emergencies, treat and then transport the sick or injured. EMT-Basic is a four-month course and is required in order to advance to paramedic training. Students can choose from a paramedic certificate program or a Paramedic/AAS Degree program.