Be an Emergency Medical Technician!
Emergency Medical Technician is offered at Kirtland Grayling.
What will you learn?
You’ll learn how to handle emergency situations. You’ll learn what to do first. You’ll learn how to assess accident and trauma scenes. You’ll learn how to evaluate and treat patients. You’ll be ready to treat patients during stressful and life-or-death situations.
Earn your EMT credentials with us!
The Basic Emergency Medical Technician course is a Michigan Department of Community Health approved course that provides the information and experience necessary to prepare you to take the National Registry Basic EMT Certification Exam.
You can’t work in these critical, high-demand positions without required training and certification. We’ll make sure you’re one of the best with our industry-current training and the credentials you need.
EMT’s earn an annual salary in the $33,000 range and often enjoy a high hourly rate; they might get paid for a 48-hour shift in “the barn” and have very few emergency calls to respond to. Which, if you think about it, means you could have quite a bit of time to pursue the next level(s) of your professional training and increase your worth in the field.
It’s not easy to complete training, but we’ve invested in state-of-the-art equipment, and designed facilities to make our graduates the best in the field. We’ll make sure you’re ready to pass the required certification exam through the National Registry and be worthy of whichever title you decide to earn.
Even if you have a job right now, you can begin the EMT program! You can earn your EMT certification, get a job, and continue your education until you’re ready for a promotion or a new job.
This program is for you if you:
- think you have what it takes to be an emergency responder
- are interested in caring for patients in emergency situations
- want to be a calm caregiver during chaos
- like the idea of working directly with patients in the field
- know you can thrive using your critical thinking skills under pressure
- are ready to be an integral part of a first-responder TEAM!
EMT certification is the fastest route to a great job. You’ll quickly be qualified to be considered a first-responder. Completing this component will prepare you serve as an Emergency Medical Technician.
Get the basics, keep growing AND keep giving back to your community!
You’ll learn the role and responsibilities of an emergency medical technician in providing emergency care. This program covers anatomy and physiology, initial patient survey and triage, airway management, oxygen therapy, and treatment of bleeding, shock, cardiac arrest, fractures, spinal injuries and other medical emergencies.
You’ll have all the education, training and skills you need to fill a position in this growing field.
You’ll be able to care for patients at accident scenes, fires, and during transport. Let us help you be ready for a lifelong career!
What’s distinctive about our EMT, Paramedic and EMS program?
- It’s designed to let you add credentials as you go through the program.
- We have TRULY state-of-the art equipment and training labs!
- You get to learn at our industry-current Health Sciences Center in Grayling.
- It fills a basic and critical need in the expanding healthcare field.
- Faculty members have field experience and are ready to share it with you.
Ready to get started?
We’re ready to help you figure out what makes the most sense for you right now and as you continue your professional growth. Get started today. Our admissions, registration, advising and financial services staff are ready to help you now!