EMT Critical Care - Certificate
(Certificate suspended pending change to AEMT)
Interested in becoming a certified EMT Critical Care Technician? EMT-CCs are fully classified as Advanced Life Support (ALS) providers within New York State and are trained in advanced airway management, including intubation, IV fluid administration, cardiac monitoring, cardiac pacing, and both synchronized and unsynchronized cardioversion, and medication usage/administration in adult and pediatric patients.
EMT-CCs care for the sick or injured in emergency medical settings. People’s lives often depend on the quick reaction and competent care provided by these workers. As an EMT-CC, you would respond to emergency calls, perform medical services and transport patients to medical facilities. EMT-CCs work in a variety of pre-hospital settings.
The EMT/Critical Care Certificate prepares graduates for admission to the New York State Health Department examinations for certification as an EMT-Critical Care Technician. The course sequence includes classroom, hands-on skill development, hospital clinical experience and field internships.
Program Registration Note
- All new students must contact and meet with Kerry Weber, Chairperson of CJES or Dave Tinklepaugh, Program Director.
- Continuing students need to meet with Dave Tinklepaugh, Program Director prior to course registration.
- Effective October 2017: all students will need to obtain a Pin from the Chair of CJES or the Program Director to register for their courses.
- Program starts in the Fall only (for Paramedic courses)
- All students wishing to start Paramedic courses must hold a valid New York State Emergency (EMT) certification (minimum 3 months)
- Students who do not hold the EMT certification can take the EMT Basic course at SUNY Broome.
- Program can be completed in one year (two semesters).
- Eligibility to take the New York State EMT/Critical Care practical and written examinations are achieved after successfully completing all four (4) paramedic courses.
- Students may continue their paramedic studies at SUNY Broome as all courses in the Certificate program count towards the EMT-Paramedic Certificate (link to page) and the AAS in Emergency Medical Technology/Paramedic.
- Prior to starting paramedic (PMD) courses, interested students should meet with the EMT/Paramedic Program Director/advisor for specific information.
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