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Emergency Medical Services

emergency medical services program at RCC

Basic Life Support
CPR Provider Course

December 17th, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Table Rock Campus, room 100
Email Rusty Riis for details on registration

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.

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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.

The 2019-2020 EMT Application is now CLOSED, all the winter EMT courses are full. Please check back April 1, 2020 for the new application window and details.

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

RCC has no AEMT/ EMT-Intermediate combined classes scheduled at this time.

If you are interested in this course, please email Jim Shaw at for additional details.


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: 2019-20 applications:

Accreditation details

The RCC Paramedicine program holds both state and national accreditation. See accreditation and outcomes details.




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