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Spring Schedule TBA

The next scheduled EMT class will start in fall, 2017

Check back here after April 1st for the application details!

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

Advanced EMT (AEMT): Due to low demand, we do not plan to offer the AEMT class again until 2018.

If you are interested in the AEMT class, email Jim Shaw at

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

Oregon EMT Intermediate (EMT-I): We are evaluating the possibility of offering this course immediately following our next AEMT class.

If you are interested in the EMT-Intermediate class, email Jim Shaw at


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 RCC Paramedicine program is nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the EMS Professions (CoAEMSP).

EMS students in an ambulance beaming with delight

The minimum expectation of the RCC Paramedic program is to prepare competent entry-level Paramedics in the cognitive, psychomotor, and affective learning domains that will help them to be successful.  

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: The application process for the 2017-18 class is now available.

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