Program Training Plan
This program will train students to respond as an EMT, which has the emergency skills to assess a patient’s condition and manage respiratory, cardiac, and trauma emergencies. Individuals interested in employment with Law Enforcement, Fire Fighting, or Emergency Medicine must be EMT certified. Training includes clinical and classroom hands-on training. Topics include HAZMAT awareness, basic first aid, patient assessment, triage, multi-casualty, emergent and non-emergent patient moves (with and without CNS injury), airway management, CPR, shock & bleeding control, and more. Students can become key members of the EMS system.
Spanish Fork Campus
Thanksgiving Point Campus
|High School Cost||Free Tuition + $396 Fees = $396.00|
|Adult Cost||$450 Tuition + $396 Fees = $846.00|
|Extra Supply Cost||Students will be required to purchase textbooks/workbooks, EMT Testing Guidelines, and blood pressure equipment|
|Avg. Starting Wage||$32,610 Yearly ($15.68 /hr.)|
|Certifications||MATC Certificate of Proficiency (COP) in Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), • State Advanced EMT Certification • National Certification Registry offered|
Program times, dates, locations, tuition and fees are subject to change.
(High school students qualify for free tuition only until they or their class graduates high school)
Training Materials Cost:
Textbook / Classroom Materials: $168.00
Blood Pressure Kit: $32.00
Program Length225 Hour Program • 4 Months
• MUST BE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE within 120 days of course completion in order to be eligible to take the State EMT Exam.
• Students must have a current CPR certification through American Heart Association (Health Care Provider Level). Students who do not have a current CPR card will have an opportunity during the program to obtain the CPR certification.
• As part of the admission process, students may be required to complete a basic assessment of reading and math skills. The test is free and takes approximately 2 hr. to complete. For additional information, call the Testing Center at: (801) 753-4110.
2013 Fall EMT Sessions Schedule
|Orem||Aug. 21, 2013 -- Jan. 13, 2014||Mon. - Fri.||12:00 - 2:30 pm|
|Spanish Fork||Aug. 21, 2013 -- Jan. 13, 2014||Mon. - Fri.||7:30 am - 10:30 am|
|Thanksgiving Point||Aug. 21, 2013 -- Jan. 13, 2014||Mon. - Fri.||7:30 - 10:00 am|
|Thanksgiving Point||Aug. 21, 2013 -- Jan. 13, 2014||Mon. - Fri.||12:15 - 2:45 pm|
2014 Spring EMT Sessions Schedule
|Orem||Jan. 13, 2014 -- May 23, 2014||Mon. - Fri.||12:00 - 2:30 pm|
|Spanish Fork||Jan. 13, 2014 -- May 23, 2014||Mon. - Fri.||7:30 - 10:30 am|
|Thanksgiving Point||Jan. 13, 2014 -- May 23, 2014||Mon. - Fri.||7:30 - 10:30 am|
|Thanksgiving Point||Jan. 13, 2014 -- May 23, 2014||Mon. - Fri.||12:15 - 2:45 pm|
STATE CERTIFICATION TESTING:
Utah State fees required for certification are included in fees paid to MATC at registration. This includes TB testing, Utah State testing, and notarized application fees. Completion of this course does NOT guarantee certification with the State of Utah as an EMT or guarantee that you will be recommended for certification with the state. Each student must meet all of the requirements of an EMT in order to be considered for recommendation. In addition, students will be required to finish ALL State testing and retesting within 120 days of the last day of the program. There are both a written and practical test required by the state.
Students who pass the state certification can earn 9 hours of credit at some state colleges, if currently registered and enrolled with a minimum of 3 hours. Students must meet with the EMT Course Coordinator for college credit requirements and/or national certification.
THE EMERGENCY MEDICAL PROFESSION:
In an emergency, EMT’s are typically dispatched by a 911 operators to the scene, where they often work with police and fire fighters. An EMT-Basic, also known as an EMT, cares for patients at the scene of an accident and while transporting patients by ambulance to the hospital under the direction of more highly trained medical personnel.
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