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2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EMT to Paramedic Pathway Certificate (EMTC-CC)

Location(s): Capital, Northwestern Connecticut

CT State Community College Catalog 2023-2024

  • New students enrolling for the first time in Fall 2023 will begin as students of Connecticut State Community College under this catalog. 
  • Continuing students from one of the 12 community colleges will be transitioned into a CT State program in this catalog as of the start of the Fall 2023 term.
  • The policies, courses and programs described are applicable as of the Fall 2023 term and may be updated as circumstances require.

The EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) to Paramedic Pathway certificate prepares students to sit for the national Emergency Medical Technician-Basic certification exam.  It also meets the educational requirements for entry into the Paramedic Certificate and Associate Degree Programs. This certificate provides graduates with the skills to enter into the job market in a field with high demand and consistent employment opportunities.

Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and behaviors necessary to function as competent entry-level Emergency Medical Technicians (Basic)
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the human body and how it functions, as well as how diseases, disorders, and injuries impact that function.
  • Demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills and use of medical terminology.
  • Identify the roles and responsibilities of the Emergency Medical Technician.
  • Apply ethical, logical, critical, and analytical processes in identifying problems, alternative solutions and making informed decisions related to the prehospital/emergency healthcare environment.
  • Sit for the Emergency Medical Technician-Basic certification exam