Emergency Medical Technician

About

This program is designed to provide basic and advanced training for emergency medical care and transportation fro critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system. Emergency Medical Technicians function as a part of a comprehensive Emergency Medical System response, under medical oversight. EMTs perform interventions with the basic equipment found on an ambulance. This class is located at the Oneida extension site at 180 Eli Lane, Oneida, TN.

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length
Clock Hours 744
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Scholarship/TN Promise Eligible Yes (see Financial Aid)
Total Tuition/Fees $3,616.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $956.00
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Program Options

Option NameHoursCredentials
Emergency Medical Technician432Certificate
Advanced Emergency Medical Technician744Diploma

Clinical Affiliates:
Fentress County Hospital
Jellico Community Hopsital
Methodist Medical Center ED
Pioneer Community Hospital of Scott County
Tennova - LaFollette Medical Center

Field Internship:
Anderson County
Campbell County
Fentress County
Morgan County
Scott County
Vital Care Medical Transport

Fire Departments:
Clinton Fire
LaFollette Fire
Oak Ridge Fire

Admission Policy:

1)
Complete TCAT-Oneida/Huntsville Application
2)
Submit High School Diploma or General Equilvalancy Diploma(GED)
3)
Complete FAFSA Form (www.fafsa.ed.gov)
4)
Submit Immunization Records
5)
Students must score 80 or above on COMPASS Reading or have 19 or above on ACT Reading.
6)
Show proof of health insurance
7)
Complete a background check to include a 10-panel drug screen
8)
Submit a physical examination form indicating physical health sufficient to perform the duties of an EMT completed by a physician, physician assistant, or nurse practitioner, who has examined the
individual. If there are any limitations in the individual's ability to perform adequately, additional documentation shall be submitted from the appropriate professional evaluator which indicates the
applicant’s abilities to perform adequately (i.e.):
*
Speech impairment - Speech Pathologist;
*
Hearing impairment - Audiologist;
*
Physical handicap or disability - Orthopedist or Registered
*
Physical Therapist; or
Vision – Ophthalmologist.

Readmission/Transfer Students:
Students may be readmitted into the program one(1) time. Students must submit an application for readmission 30 days prior to the start of class. TCAT-Oneida does not discrimnate with respect to race, color, creed, sex, age, handicaps or natinal origin.

Dismissal
Students shall be subject to dismissal from the educational program for cause.

 

Campus Locations

Oneida Campus
180 Eli Lane
Oneida , TN 37841

Job Duties

Assess injuries, administer emergency medical care, and extricate trapped individuals. Transport injured or sick persons to medical facilities.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 8,060

Current job openings per year: 450

Salary Range

$23,800
to
$35,200

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