An emergency medical technician or paramedic has the training to make quick decisions that can save lives. Our EMS degree and certificate pathway helps students progress from entry-level to advanced. You will build a wide range of medical skills and develop the confidence and experience needed to treat patients in any situation.
Nationally accredited through the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Educational Programs (CAAHEP) upon recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP, 8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312, Rowlett, TX 75088; (214) 703-8445; Fax (214) 703-8992. www.coaemsp.org ). Accreditation #600063.
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Drive ambulance or assist ambulance driver in transporting sick, injured, or convalescent persons. Assist in lifting patients.
Hourly Wage: $11.57
Currently Employed: 22
22 people are employed as Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians. This number is expected to increase by 36.36% over the next four years.
Assess injuries, administer emergency medical care, and extricate trapped individuals. Transport injured or sick persons to medical facilities.
Hourly Wage: $19.17
Currently Employed: 1284
1284 people are employed as Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics. This number is expected to increase by 11.45% over the next four years.
Data analysis of traditional and real-time labor market information (LMI) provided in collaboration with Emsi (Economic Modeling Specialists International), a CareerBuilder company.
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