The School of Health Sciences and the Emergency Medical Training Department offer certificate programs preparing students to take the National Registry examinations as Emergency Medical Technicians or as Paramedics. This is closely integrated with area Emergency Medical Services and area Trauma Centers. The courses offered meet all requirements of the National Curriculum. The Department of Emergency Medical Training is an Accredited Training Entity for the Missouri Department of Health and the Missouri Bureau of Emergency Medical Services.
Classroom instruction is supplemented by clinical observation and experience. The program meets through three semester periods beginning each fall semester. The clinical training is arranged through area hospitals and ALS ambulance services. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, hold a high school diploma or equivalent, and possess a current Missouri State EMT ambulance license. A minimum of one-year experience is preferred.
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Brett Peine, Department Head
Emergency Medical Training
Anderson Justice Center
3950 E. Newman Rd.
Joplin MO 64801-1595