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Basic Emergency Medical Technician Certification

Each semester, we offer a series of courses that meet the requirements of the Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services for certification as an Emergency Medical Technician. These courses include:

  • EMC 110 - EMT Theory & Practice
  • Corequisite: EMC 110L- EMT Theory and Practice Lab
  • Corequisite: EMC 104 - Healthcare Basic Life Support (Professional CPR Certification)

Total Curriculum Requirements.............................7 hours

The Emergency Medical Technician Certificate is awarded by the Department of Safety, Security, & Emergency Management, not Eastern Kentucky University. Course work includes Kentucky's mandated HIV/AIDS Awareness Course, Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma Awareness Course, and IS 100, 200, 700 and 800.

To enroll in these courses as a current degree-seeking EKU student, contact your Academic Advisor. To enroll as a non-degree student, visit the Non-Degree Admissions page.

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