Shawnee State University offers the Emergency Medical Technology Program for those wishing to be educated and trained to respond to medical emergencies, assess a patient's injuries or illness, stabilize patients by administering emergency medical care and transport injured or sick persons to medical facilities. Certificate of Completion, as well as an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Emergency Medical Technology, are offered.
Do you think that you might be interested in this degree? Schedule an appointment with an advisior to get started or just talk over your options. Working with your advisor can help you to meet your academic goals in the shortest time possible.
To start, contact Program Director Paul (AJ) Foit at (740) 351-3238 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Positions for emergency medical technicians are available in private ambulance companies, hospitals, industry, fire departments, 911 dispatch offices, and the armed forces. Law enforcement agencies, park services, ski patrols, and other groups train their personnel to become EMT-Bs or paramedics as part of their duties.
The EMT and Paramedic training programs have received accreditation from the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of Emergency Medical Services No. 325, valid through 1/31/2023.
The Paramedic Program is nationally accredited through the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for Emergency Medical Services Programs (CoAEMSP) by the Commission of Accreditation of Allied Health Programs (CAAHEP) #600706. Reaccreditation awarded 7/24/2019 to be reviewed in 2024 (5) years.
The Shawnee State University EMT program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).
- To Contact CAAHEP
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158 Clearwater, FL 33763
- To Contact COAEMSP
8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312 Rowlett TX 75088
FAX (214) 703-8992
Our primary objective
To prepare competent entry-level Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains with or without exit points at the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician and/or Emergency Medical Technician, and/or Emergency Medical Responder levels.