The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course is designed to prepare the attendee to work as an EMT and initiate life-saving emergency medical care. The participant will be trained in patient assessment, airway management, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, automated external defibrillation, basic medication administration, wound dressing, hemorrhage control, splinting, spinal immobilization, childbirth, lifting, moving, and extricating patients. This course includes clinical experience in a hospital emergency department and/or ambulance service. Student who successfully complete this course are eligible to sit for the State of Maine EMT and National Registry of EMT licensure exams.
1 year program
The Public Safety program is designed to introduce you to a career that is exciting and personally rewarding. This academically rigorous and physically demanding program emphasizes teamwork, and effective communication skills. Students will be asked to demonstrate a positive attitude and good moral characteristics that exemplify that of a Public Safety employee. This is a college level program that has a strong emphasis on Emergency Medical Services and Firefighting Skills. Specific skills covered in this program include:
Fire Fighter I
- Qualifications and Safety Fire Service
- Effective Communications Skills
- Incident Management System
- Tools and Equipment Usage
- Rescue Techniques
- Fire Behavior
- Fire Truck Functions & Operation
- Ethics and Ethical Issues
You are encouraged to be sponsored by a local Public Safety department and must be able to meet the physical demands of the program. Recommendations from both your guidance counselor and technical coordinator are required.
3 High School Credits for each year and College Credits while still in high school
** Students are required to undergo a background check prior to admission into the program. **