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Emergency Medical Technician: Amplify Your Aspirations

Do you have what it takes to become an emergency responder and help people when they need it most? At Institute of Technology, you can train to become an EMT and learn the medical and emergency response skills you need to pursue a career in this vital and fast-paced field.

Employment

Between 2012 and 2022, employment for emergency medical technicians and paramedics is projected to grow 23%, much faster than the average for all occupations. Because of this increased demand, an additional 55,300 jobs will be added to the health care market.*

*Source: BLS.gov

Where can I work?

The work of a trained EMT or paramedic can be stressful and often involve intense situations. Most common settings for an EMT or paramedic are:

  • Ambulance services
  • Government settings
  • Hospitals

What can I do?

As an EMT, you’re trained to make quick decisions and provide prompt care as people’s lives depend on it. Responding to emergency calls, assessing a patient’s condition, determining a course of treatment and transferring patients to the emergency department of a health care facility are among the job responsibilities. Job roles and areas of focus include:

  • EMT, EMT-Intermediate
  • Paramedic

The face of EMT Training

Jobs in this field require a unique and critical set of personal traits and skills that will lead to successful emergency response situations. They include:

  • Compassion
  • Listening skills
  • Physical strength
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Communication skills

To learn more about finding your place in this exciting, growing field, contact us today!