Emergency Medical Technicians

Job Description

EMT’s assess injuries, administer emergency medical care, and extricate trapped individuals. They transport injured and sick persons to medical facilities.

Academic Requirements

Both EMT-Basic and more advanced EMT-Paramedic programs are available. Students must complete EMT-Basic training before entering paramedic training. These programs also prepare EMT’s for certification tests, which must be passed before graduates can pursue careers in this field.

Emergency Medical Technicians
$25-40
Thousand
Average
Salary
High
Patient
Interaction
12.83%
Job
Growth
 
Medium
Blood
Interaction
Associate's Degree or Certificate
Education
Required

Schools

Missouri Southern State University

3950 E. Newman Road
Joplin, 64801-1595

Metropolitan Community College – Maple Woods

2601 N.E. Barry Road
Kansas City, 64156-1299
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