EMT schools provide EMT training through EMT programs and courses. An EMT school can be a community college, university, or a private educational institution. They provide courses in pre-hospital care for EMT, Paramedic, First Responder, CPR, Basic Life Support, Advanced Life Support, and other courses for primary and continuing education of EMS personnel.
EMT programs could include associate degree, certification, or a bachelor’s degree. Most EMT programs needs to be accredited with the state they want their students to get certified. The EMT courses should also be up to date with current standards to provide a strong foundation in emergency care.
EMT schools needs to have access to places where students can have hands on training for their clinical hours. These could be nearby clinical facility, hospital, or an emergency services company.
EMT schools, programs, and courses provide the EMT trainees the necessary knowledge, skills, and experience to pass the state or National Registry certification exam. Oftentimes they also have continuing education courses available for certified EMT and Paramedics.