Emergency Medical Services
Advanced EMT Class fall term!
To sign up for an EMT or AEMT course, or to apply to the Paramedic course, click on the appropriate link below.
EMT: The EMT class that starts in the fall of 2015 is now full! The next classes will be offered starting in January at the Table Rock Campus:
Tuesday/Thursdays from 2:00 pm - 5:20 pm, winter and spring terms (10 credits total)
Tuesday/Thursdays from 6:00 pm - 9:20 pm, winter and spring terms (10 credits total)
Advanced EMT (AEMT): Next course is scheduled to start fall, 2015. The class will be offered at the Table Rock Campus:
Tuesday/Thursdays from 9:00 am - 1:20 pm, fall and winter terms (10 credits total)
Spring term clinical and internship (2 credits)
NOTE: You must be currently licensed as an Oregon EMT to take the AEMT course.
Paramedic: The application process is open from April 1st until June 1st each year, and the class starts in the fall.
- Deadline to COMPLETE the application is June 1st!
- Paramedic Application Process
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.
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 RCC Paramedicine program is nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the EMS Professions (CoAEMSP).
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 more...
Emergency Medical Technician Additional Options: