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Emergency Medical Technician-Basic

The Emergency Medical Technician provides basic training in emergency medical care to personnel who will care for the sick or injured while working on an ambulance.

The Emergency Medical Technician-Basic course is a 15-week, 10-credit course with 128 hours of lecture and 52 hours of laboratory. 

The program focuses on control of the emergency scene, patient assessment and management of patients in the field or in an ambulance. 

Successful completion of the program enables you to take the Maryland State and National EMT-B exams.

  • It is recommended that students attend an EMT information session. Call 410-777-7318 for  dates and times.
  • All students must submit a completed Health Examination Record prior to registration.
  • A criminal background check must be submitted prior to beginning the course.
  • Attendance in all classes is mandatory.
  • There is a fee for the state and national exams.
  • Affiliation with an Emergency Medical Services (EMS) jurisdiction is required for state certification.