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Emergency Medical Technician - Intermediate Certificate


This course is designed to increase the scope of practice for the EMT-B. The course follows the State of Ohio curriculum and includes IV therapy, cardiac monitoring and more patient assisted medications. Those who successfully complete the course will be eligible to take the National Registry exam and receive state certification through the Ohio Department of Public Safety (ODPS). This course is offered for Emergency Medical Technicians who are interested in furthering their career or considering becoming a paramedic. Individuals interested in EMT-Intermediate 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.