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EMT Certificates

These certificate programs address current practices and concepts of pre-hospital emergency care. Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) provide treatment to patients for illness and injury in emergency situations. The Emergency Medical Technician certificate programs offer a comprehensive study of pre-hospital emergency care training.

Completion of the emergency medical services certificates does not guarantee licensure. There are some conditions for which the Illinois Department of Public Health may refuse to issue a license. Please consult with Bob Reynolds to avoid license application hindrances.

This program is approved by the Illinois Department of Public Health, Division of EMS and Highway Safety through the McLean County Area EMS System.

Please read the EMT oath regarding the level of professionalism expected in this profession.

Emergency Medical Technician-Basic (Certificate)

This certificate program addresses current practices and concepts of pre-hospital emergency care. Emergency Medical Technicians with a Basic Certificate and License (EMT-Bs) provide treatment to patients for illness and injury in emergency situations under the supervision of a physician.

Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (Certificate)

This certificate program is the highest level of EMT training. Paramedics provide pre-hospital emergency care to victims of medical and traumatic emergencies. Paramedics are trained as Advanced Life Support providers who assess medical and traumatic emergency victims and typically follow standard orders in collaboration with medical physicians at designated health care facilities.