Emergency Medical Services
To sign up for an EMT or AEMT course, or to apply to the Paramedic course, click on the appropriate link below.
EMT: Next course starts fall, 2014. This will be Tuesday & Thursday evenings, at the Table Rock campus. Signing up for an EMT course
Advanced EMT (AEMT): Next course starts fall, 2014. This will be Tuesday & Thursday mornings and will be held at the Table Rock Campus. Signing up for the AEMT Course
Paramedic: Next Course starts fall, 2014. Lectures will be on Tuesday & Thursday mornings and Labs will be every Friday.
- Get your questions answered at the next Information Session on May 6th, from 2-4 pm in Room #105 at the Table Rock Campus.
- Paramedic Course 2014 Application Details
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...