This course is offered through MCC Career and College Promise program. The Emergency Medical Science curriculum provides individuals with the knowledge, skills, and attributes to provide advanced emergency medical care as an EMT for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system and prepare completers to enter the workforce. Students will gain complex knowledge, competency, and experience through classroom instruction, practical laboratory sessions, hospital clinical experience, and field internships with emergency medical service agencies. Completers of this course should be eligible to take the NC State examination. Employment opportunities include providers of emergency medical services, fire departments, rescue agencies, hospital specialty areas, and industrial, educational, and governmental agencies.
At the completion of this course students will sit for the sit for the National Registry EMT Exam. Individuals must be seventeen (17) years of age to take the exam. Individuals less than eighteen (18) years of age will not receive a credential until the last day of the month in which they turn eighteen (18).
Passing of this exam will allow students to apply for jobs as an EMT throughout the United States.