EMT: Basic Training Program


Hours: 332 | Prerequisites: None | Students: 15–30 | Host requirements: None | ACE: Yes

This course will prepare the student to function in the Emergency Medical Systems of Missouri and the United States at the level of an EMT-Basic, delivering effective and efficient Basic Life Support level prehospital patient care as part of the total patient care track (from entry into the EMS system through the hospital stay to discharge. Major topics covered in the training program are patient assessment, patient care, use of equipment, medical conditions, traumatic injuries, and the EMS System.

This program is provided in cooperation with the University of Missouri Health Care EMS Education. For further information contact the program director at 573-882-8018 or visit www.muhealth.org.

American Council on Education (ACE)

  • In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 9 semester hours in health science, allied health, emergency medical services, or fire science (7/14).

Are You Interested in Becoming an EMT or Paramedic?

EMT and paramedic education is available through the University of Missouri Health Care EMS Education program. Individuals interested in entering the pre-hospital world and want to become an EMT or paramedic are encouraged to enroll in this programs. MU FRTI does not administer this program, but highly recommends it if you are intersted in becoming an EMT or paramedic.

University of Missouri Health Care EMS Education

Our mission is to provide an evolving and dynamic education and training program to new and existing EMS and Allied Healthcare Professionals that meets and exceeds the current standard of care. Contact the University of Missouri Health Care EMS Education program for more information.

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