Emergency Medical Technicians provide Basic Life Support (BLS) care to injured persons in prehospital settings by assessing the nature and extent of illness or injury to provide proper medical care, provide comfort and reassurance to patients, communicate with dispatchers or treatment center personnel to provide information about the situation, arrange reception of patients, or to receive instructions for further treatment.
EMTs are also responsible for the maintenance of emergency response vehicles, medical, and communication equipment, as well as replenishing first aid equipment and supplies.
The Great Falls College EMT course is a one-semester, 7 college credit course that includes the following:
- Meet on campus one day for a traditional classroom lecture.
- Other course lectures can be attended on campus or via video conferencing software.
- Meet once per week on campus for traditional lab utilizing our state-of-the-art simulated hospital and ambulance.
Ambulance Ride Along With:
- Great Falls Emergency Services
- Great Falls Fire Rescue
About our EMT course:
- The Great Falls College EMT course is open enrollment with no prerequisites.
- Our students have a 95% pass rate on the national EMT certification exam (NREMT).
- On-campus and online college resources, such as:
- Financial Aid
- Disability Services
- Free Tutoring
- College Bookstore
- Access to our learning management system, D2L Brightspace, with support
Emergency Medical Services Director