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Emergency Medical Technician

Academic Division of Professional Programs

The Emergency Medical Technician Certificate is an in-depth program in basic life support offered by the Comprehensive Medical Teaching Institute (CMTI) at Quincy College.

This program prepares each student to become a competent, knowledgeable, and professional entry-level EMT in all phases of the learning domains-cognitive (knowledge)-psychomotor (skills)-affective (behavior).

Please note that the EMT certificate program is not eligible for financial aid. 

Emergency Medical Technician Courses
    • Code
    • Course
    • Credits
    • EMS 101
    • Emergency Medical Technician- Basic
    • 6
    The Basic Emergency Medical Technician Course is an in-depth course in basic life support offered by the Comprehensive Medical Teaching Institute (CMTI) at Quincy College. It offers career training for entry-level positions in emergency medical settings. Students learn about acute illnesses, medical emergencies, traumatic emergencies, childbirth, rescue extrication, ambulance operations, splinting techniques, communication and documentation, medical legal implications, automated external defibrillator (aed)/ cardiopulmonary resuscitation (cpr), basic medications and their effects. After successful completion of all requirements and skills training, the student will qualify to apply for respective national and state certification exams. The course involves approximately 160 hours of classroom participation where complete attendance all sessions is mandatory. The course meets or exceeds current National Emergency Medical Services guidelines and has Massachusetts Office of Emergency Medical Services approval.

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