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The Advanced EMT/EMT-Intermediate course starts September 25th - Sign Up Now!

(See details below)

RCC provides realistic hands-on training which prepares students for both national certification and Oregon licensure testing, and more importantly, helps them to be successful in EMS. Students are routinely presented with challenging scenarios using manikins or live actors, and they learn how to provide excellent medical care using state-of-the-art EMS equipment.

Our highly experienced EMS faculty stay current in EMS best practices and training to ensure excellent instruction. Partnerships with area hospitals and ambulance services provide outstanding clinical opportunities for students to observe and participate in actual emergency care.

EMT or Paramedic: Which job is right for you?

Emergency Medical Technician

An EMT cares for patients at the scene and while taking patients by ambulance to a hospital. An EMT has the emergency skills to assess a patient's condition and manage respiratory, cardiac, and trauma emergencies. More...

The fall term EMT class is now full. The next EMT class opportunity will be Winter/Spring terms and will start January 8, 2019

The Winter/Spring EMT class will meet Tuesday & Thursdays from 6:00-9:20 pm

NOTE: Plan ahead...space is limited and our EMT classes usually fill far in advance!

Signing up for the winter-spring EMT Course

Advanced EMT (AEMT)/ Oregon EMT Intermediate (EMT-I):

RCC will offer the AEMT/ EMT-Intermediate combined class starting fall, 2018.

DETAILS of the courses and credits required

Signing up for the AEMT/ EMT-Intermediate Combined Course

If you are a currently licensed Advanced EMT and want to take the additional training to become an Oregon EMT-Intermediate, contact Jim Shaw at jshaw@roguecc.edu.

If you have questions about AEMT or EMT-Intermediate, email Jim Shaw at jshaw@roguecc.edu

NOTE: You must be currently licensed as an Oregon EMT to take the AEMT course or licensed as an AEMT to take the Intermediate portion alone.



EMS students in an ambulance beaming with delight

Paramedics provide more extensive care than EMTs. In addition to carrying out the procedures that EMTs use, paramedics can start IV’s, give numerous medications, interpret electrocardiograms (ECGs), and use other monitors and complex equipment. learn more...

Paramedic: 2018-19 applications:


Accreditation details

The RCC Paramedicine program is nationally accredited. See accreditation and outcomes details.




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