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    Jul 23, 2024  
2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Emergency Medical Technician Certificate

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The EMT program provides students with the knowledge and skill needed to handle the critically ill and injured in a pre-hospital care environment. Areas covered include cardiac arrests, fractures, injuries, and childbirth. Students are prepared for the certification exam, which requires them to be at least 18 years of age. Students may obtain an information packet about prerequisite physical examination and immunizations from the Nursing Department at Prairie State College prior to the start of the course. Students must score a 78 or better on the reading portion of the COMPASS Placement Test to enroll in the course.

Program Total: 7 credits

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