Upon successful completion of the program the graduate will be able to:
1. Demonstrate technical proficiency in all of the skills necessary to fulfill the role of an entry-level Emergency Medical Technician.
2. Demonstrate the knowledge, skills and behaviors consistent with the expectations of the profession.
3. Enhance the delivery of high-quality, safe health care in the pre-hospital setting.
4. Perform all care in a professional, legal, and ethical manner recognizing cultural diversity.
Program Mission Statement
Emergency Medical Technician
This is an instructional program that prepares students for employment as emergency medical technicians to function at the
basic pre-hospital emergency medical technician level and treat various medical/trauma conditions using appropriate
equipment and materials. The program prepares students for certification as EMTs in accordance with Chapter 64J of the
Florida Administrative Code. This is the initial level for a career in emergency medical services and the primary prerequisite
for paramedic training and certification.
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