THE EMT-BASIC APPLICATION CAN BE DOWNLOADED AT THE LINK BELOW. INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO APPLY ARE INCLUDED ON THE APPLICATION.
WE WILL BEGIN ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE FALL 2013 SEMESTER ON APRIL 18, 2013 FOR THE FOLLOWING PROGRAM:
EMT-BASIC PROGRAM – ALL CAMPUSES--**New Changes** You will select what campus will be your first choice, second, and third. The EMS Program is improving their program so that each campus and each individual have an ability to go through the EMS program. ** A selection process now determines campus choice.**
SPACE IS LIMITED AND CLASSES FILLS QUICKLY. IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THAT YOU SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION EARLY.
The applications will be accepted in the following ways:
Applications will be accepted in person at the Edison State College LEE CAMPUS, Building B, Room 107, April 18, 2013 through July 1, 2013, Monday - Thursday 9am - 4pm.
Applications received by mail must be postmarked prior to July 1, 2013, will be time-stamped, and will be accepted in the order in which they are received.
Emergency Medical Service Technology Program
The Emergency Medical Services Technology Program is designed to prepare the student to become a competent entry-level Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and/or Paramedic. The program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) in conjunction with the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). The EMS certificate programs (EMT and Paramedic) are limited admission, requiring completion of the Application for EMS Programs, and acceptance into the program by the College EMS department. The Associate in Science Degree in Emergency Medical Services Technology consists of three sequential components. Successful completion of each component will fulfill requirements for the affiliated Florida State certification. Students looking to continue their education will be eligible for admission into the Edison State College Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Public Safety Administration.
Emergency Medical Technician - Basic Certificate 11 credit hours
Required for Florida EMT-Basic and National Registry Certification
Required for Florida EMT and National Registry Certification
Required for Florida EMT and National Registry Certification The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program is one semester and 11 college credit hours in length, offered in the fall and spring semesters. Summer sessions may be scheduled as approved by the department. Estimated program costs are $2,200 for Florida residents and $5,300 for non-Florida residents. This includes tuition, lab fees, textbooks, uniforms, insurance and equipment. Refer to the Edison State College website for financial aid information. To be eligible to sit for the Florida EMT exam, students must successfully complete the EMT Certificate Program. The program includes lecture hours, laboratory hours, hospital clinicals, and internship/ride time experience. Students are responsible for transportation to and from the clinical sites. Specific information will be provided the first week of class. Upon successful completion of this program, students will receive a college completion certificate and the necessary paperwork required to apply for both Florida EMT and National Registry certifications.
Emergency Medical Services Program Advising Hours - Lee Campus
Monday-Tuesday 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Wednesday-Thursday 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Friday 8:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Or to schedule an appointment district-wide, call 239-489-9392
The latest information on this program is posted in the Program Application, which can be viewed/downloaded above.