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Emergency Medical Technician

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Emergency Medical Technician
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Emergency Medical Technician
Personal Services Classes

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)


Do you have an interest in a medical, public safety or dispatching career? If so, a career as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) might be what the doctor ordered.

The curriculum includes basic anatomy, foundations of Emergency Medical Services, medical terminology, vital signs, patient assessment and medical report writing. After students complete all requirements of the program, they will take the National Registry EMT Exam which is the certifying exam for the state of Ohio. EMT certification is also a prerequisite to Paramedic training.

The EMT program is available to 12th grade students only. Students may spend the full day at the Belmont Career Center for both lab instruction and academics; or half a day for lab instruction and half a day completing academics at their high school or College Credit Plus.

Skills Learned:
- Pre-hospital emergency medical/trauma assessment
- Pre-hospital emergency medical/trauma treatment
- Medical terminology
- Anatomy and Physiology
- CPR and First Aide Certification
- 911 dispatching

Employment Opportunities:
- Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
- Emergency Medical Dispatcher
- Emergency Room Assistant
- Private Ambulance
- Fire Department EMT

The Belmont-Harrison Vocational School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.
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