Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
This program will provide you with the overall roles and responsibilities of an EMT.
Some of the topics covered:
- Medical, legal, and ethical communication
- Lifting and moving
- Patient assessment
- Providing emergency care
- Vehicle extrication
- Incident management
- Hazmat awareness
- Scene assessment and transport of patients
The program is offered in a hybrid format of classroom based and online instruction and is a collaboration between the Clarion Hospital, Clarion University and the Venango Technology Center. The cost of the program is $800 and includes the online resource materials and an ebook.
The course includes a Pennsylvania State practical skills evaluation and written examination, which, if passed, will provide a PA state certification as an EMT.
From 2011 – 2016 Pennsylvania lost 327 EMTs (EMMCO West Regional Assessment 2016-2017)
The average Emergency Medical Technician salary in Pennsylvania is approximately $12.96 per hour, which meets the national average. (Salary information comes from 403 data points collected directly from employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed.com in the past 12 months - June 2017)
There are currently more than 400 open EMT positions across Pennsylvania.
Tammy M. Dulaney, Coordinator Continuing Education
Clarion University, Venango
1801 West First Street
215 Frame Hall
Oil City, PA 16301
814 676 6591, ext. 1273
814 676 1348 (fax)