Emergency Medical Technician

Diploma

EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN – DIPLOMA

The goal of HCI College's EMT Program is to produce competent, entry-level Emergency Medical Technicians to serve in career positions in the state of Florida. In accordance with the 1994 EMT Department of Transportation (DOT) National Curriculum, this goal will be accomplished through the following objectives:

To develop in the student an understanding of the Emergency Medical System, including, but not limited to the roles and responsibilities of the EMT

To prepare the EMT to provide quality care, to function competently and effectively in a pre-hospital system as an EMT

The graduate EMT will be able to demonstrate basic life support skills and the knowledge to utilize those skills in patient encounters

To prepare the EMT student to take the Florida State EMT certification exam

To make clear and assist the graduate EMT in the recognition of their need for continuing education