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Emergency Medical Technician - Basic Certificate


The course is designed to help the student gain knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to be a competent entry level Emergency Medical Technician. The course follows the Department of Transportation (DOT) standards as well as the national standard curriculum. Those who successfully complete the course will be eligible to take the National Registry exam and receive state certification through Owens Community College.  Students must have a current American Heart Association health care provider CPR card. Only Individuals interested in EMT-Basic certification should register.


Accreditation

The Owens Community College Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763, 727-210-2350, www.caahep.org. To contact CoAEMSP, 8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312, Rowlett, TX 75088, 214-703-8445, FAX 214-703-8992, www.coaemsp.org. Fire Charter is issued by the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of Emergency Medical Services. Charter Number 344, (Expires December 1, 2017). For more information concerning the fire charter contact the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of Emergency Services, Charles D. Shipley Building, 1970 West Broad Street, P.O. Box 182073, Columbus, Ohio, 43218-2073, web address www.publicsafety.ohio.gov.