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The Emergency Medical Technician certificate is designed for students and professionals who have an interest or are currently employed in the field of fire science or the emergency medical field. Introduction to the study of pre- hospital care as it relates to patient assessment, treatments and transportation to the hospital. After successful completion of the certificate and all of the objectives of the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) are passed, the student is allowed to take the State of Illinois IDPH State Licensing exam or the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician Certification exam. This certificate requires a grade of B or better and 10 credits in FIRE 2271 Emergency Medical Technician (EMT).

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Certificate Requirements

Field of Study Code: FIRE.CER.EMT

FIRE 2271Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)10
Total Credits10