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Emergency Medical Technology Basic

Emergency Medical Technician Basic - Certificate

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Grand Strand


(843) 347-3186


The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Basic Certificate is designed to prepare students with the knowledge, coursework, skills, procedures and practical experience necessary for entry level of EMS. The curriculum will focus on rapid in-field treatment and transport to higher medical providers. Students will acquire basic medical assessment skills to be prepared to care for patients at the scene of an accident and while transporting patients by ambulance to the hospital under the direction of more highly trained medical personnel. The EMT-Basic has the emergency skills to assess a patient’s condition and manage respiratory, cardiac, and trauma emergencies.

Course Sequence and Progression Requirements

In order to progress in the curriculum, the student must:

  • Student must be 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED;
  • Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 on all required courses;
  • Pass a criminal background check;
  • Submit a completed Health Sciences Division Physical Examination Form & Immunizations prior to enrollment in the second semester.

For more information contact:
Jo Beck - (843) 477-2178

Curriculum Sequence

First Semester Fall Course Title Semester
Credit Hours
EMS 104 Emergency Care I 7
Second Semester Spring    
EMS 109 Emergency Care II 7
EMS 212 EMS Field Internship 2