Central Texas College will offer two emergency medical technician courses in the evening during the summer semester. The 10-week classes, emergency medical technician-basic (EMSP 1401) and clinical-EMT (EMSP 1160) will be from 6 to 9:50 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays with some additional Saturdays. The classes include 128 classroom hours and 96 clinical/field internship hours.

Applications for the EMT program are being accepted now and interested students must complete the application process before registering for the classes. As part of the application process, students must provide copies of a current American Heart Association Health Care Provider CPR card and their high school/GED transcript/diploma or college transcripts.

Students must also provide proof of a medical physical, MMR 1 and 2, tetanus/dip less than 10 years, PPD results less than 90 days old, hepatitis B series (or signed waiver) and varicella or documented proof of chicken pox immunizations. Students are required to take a background and drug screen before entrance into the program.

A course textbook and uniform are required and available for purchase from the CTC campus bookstore.

Information packets are available at the CTC Nursing Center (building 155), second floor, or online at www.ctcd.edu/academics/instructional-departments/emergency-medical-technology/.

For more information, contact the CTC Department of Nursing and Allied Health at 254-526-1265.

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