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The Emergency Medical Technician program is a limited enrollment, competency based program that prepares students for employment at the emergency medical technician-basic level. The program prepares students for the certification examination as an EMT in accordance with Florida Statute 401 and Chapter 64j of the Florida Administrative Code. The curriculum encompasses theoretical simulated learning and clinical study in the National Education Standards curriculum and is inclusive of the Department of Education Curriculum Framework. EMS students will adhere to standards as listed in the Chipola College Emergency Medical Services Student Handbook that complies with the Department of Health-Bureau of EMS Requirements for Written rules and Policies. This course is an 11 credit hours course (minimum 250 clock-hours in length). Clinical assignments are required in addition to regular class hours. Students will complete 24 hours of emergency room clinicals and 96 hours of field experience with a local EMS agency. (Application deadline—November 26, 2013)
Chipola accepts applications through the last day of registration as listed in the college calendar; however, applications that are submitted earlier improve registration opportunities in desired classes.

Application Deadline November 26th
Registration and Fees Due January 6th
Mandatory Orientation January 3rd @ 6:00 p.m.
Classes Meet January 7-April 29
  Monday – Thursday
  5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.


Submit both a general Application for Admission to the college and a EMT Program application to the Admissions and Records Office by November 26, 2013.

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