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: The winter term EMT course is full
The next EMT class will be offered starting fall term of 2016, at the Table Rock Campus:
Tuesday/Thursdays (time to be determined later), fall and winter terms (10 credits total)
NOTE: Plan ahead...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 fall 2017
If you are interested in the AEMT class before then, email Jim Shaw at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOTE: You must be currently licensed as an Oregon EMT to take the AEMT course.
Oregon EMT Intermediate (EMT-I): We have no plans to offer the Intermediate course at RCC at this time, although we will consider options if there is a clear demand.
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: