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Every day, thousands of people's lives depend on the rapid response and work of emergency medical technicians (EMTs) who work as medical first responders in ambulances. EMTs may be called to help with incidents as varied as car crashes, to heart attacks, to slips, to childbirth, and many more. EMTs are also frequently required to be present at large public events in case of an emergency that might arise. In an emergency, EMTs are dispatched by 911 operators and often work alongside firefighters and police to help resolve a situation. Once on the scene, the EMT is not trying to fix the patient's problem so much as they want to stabilize them enough to be able to transport them to a hospital for more professional care.

On the scene, EMTs are trained to assess the critical problems and follow rigid procedures to help stabilize the patient. EMTs use specialized equipment such as neck braces and back boards to immobilize patients for transport in order to prevent further injury and worsening of current conditions before arrival at a hospital.

Once a patient has been taken to a hospital, EMTs transport the patient to the emergency area and report on the condition of the patient to the doctors and nurses on staff. In cases of extreme emergency, EMTs may also be asked to help with the care of a patient at the hospital while doctors are otherwise disposed helping other patients in more urgent condition. The EMTs work may also occasionally extend to the transportation of patients from one hospital to another for special treatment.

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Our Lady of the Lake College Annual Tuition $11,444 Recommend Rate Add Review
7 Programs, 1 in EMT Technician (view all)
Campuses: Online
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McCann School of Business and Technology Annual Tuition $9,480 - $10,326 Recommend Rate Add Review
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Campuses: Monroe, Shreveport
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Adult Center for Education
Campuses: Zanesville
Annual Tuition $7,803 Recommend Rate Add Review
Aims Community College
Campuses: Greeley
Annual Tuition $10,424 Recommend Rate Add Review
Albany Technical College
Campuses: Albany
Annual Tuition $4,792 Recommend Rate Add Review
All-State Career School-Allied Health Campus
Campuses: Essington
Annual Tuition $15,140 Recommend Rate Add Review
Allan Hancock College
Campuses: Santa Maria
Annual Tuition $6,750 Recommend Rate Add Review
Allen County Community College
Campuses: Iola, Burlingame
Annual Tuition $2,910 Recommend Rate Add Review
Alpena Community College
Campuses: Alpena
Annual Tuition $6,210 Recommend Rate Add Review
Alvin Community College
Campuses: Alvin
Annual Tuition $3,794 Recommend Rate Add Review
Amarillo College
Campuses: Amarillo, Dumas, Hereford
Annual Tuition $4,578 Recommend Rate Add Review
American Medical Academy
Campuses: Miami
Annual Tuition $10,300 Recommend Rate Add Review
American National University
Campuses: Parkersburg, Princeton
Annual Tuition $11,466 Recommend Rate Add Review
American River College
Campuses: Sacramento
Annual Tuition $7,440 Recommend Rate Add Review
Angelina College
Campuses: Lufkin
Annual Tuition $4,950 Recommend Rate Add Review
Anna Maria College
Campuses: Paxton
Annual Tuition $35,074 Recommend Rate Add Review
Anne Arundel Community College
Campuses: Arnold
Annual Tuition $12,024 Recommend Rate Add Review
Anoka Technical College
Campuses: Anoka
Annual Tuition $5,584 Recommend Rate Add Review
Apollo Career Center
Campuses: Lima
Annual Tuition $10,260 Recommend Rate Add Review
Arapahoe Community College
Campuses: Littleton, Castle Rock, Parker
Annual Tuition $13,052 Recommend Rate Add Review
Arizona State University
Campuses: Tempe, Glendale, Scottsdale, Mesa, ...
Annual Tuition $15,529 - $25,458 Recommend Rate Add Review
Arizona Western College
Campuses: Yuma, San Luis, Parker
Annual Tuition $9,530 Recommend Rate Add Review
Arkansas Northeastern College
Campuses: Blytheville, Burdette, Osceola, Paragould
Annual Tuition $3,830 Recommend Rate Add Review
Arkansas State University-Mountain Home
Campuses: Mountain Home
Annual Tuition $4,320 Recommend Rate Add Review
Arkansas State University-Newport
Campuses: Newport, Marked Tree, Jonesboro
Annual Tuition $4,008 Recommend Rate Add Review
Arkansas Tech University
Campuses: Russellville
Annual Tuition $11,352 Recommend Rate Add Review
Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
Campuses: Asheville, Candler, Marshall
Annual Tuition $8,563 Recommend Rate Add Review
Ashland Community and Technical College
Campuses: Ashland
Annual Tuition $12,456 Recommend Rate Add Review
Athens Technical College
Campuses: Athens
Annual Tuition $4,820 Recommend Rate Add Review
Atlanta Technical College
Campuses: Atlanta
Annual Tuition $4,882 Recommend Rate Add Review
Auburn Career Center
Campuses: Concord Twp
Annual Tuition $12,950 Recommend Rate Add Review
Augusta Technical College
Campuses: Augusta, Grovetown, Thomson, Waynesboro
Annual Tuition $4,780 Recommend Rate Add Review

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