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Emergency Medical Services

emergency medical services program at RCC

Need a CPR Class for EMT?

For students needing an AHA BLS card, visit the schedule and select the 9.438P class that works best for your schedule.
Register for this course through myRogue.

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.

What is EMS?
An overview of the industry by the National Association of EMTs.

The different Levels of EMS Licensure (EMT, AEMT, EMT-I, Paramedic)


Students requesting an exception to the COVID-19 vaccine requirement
(Fall 2022, Winter 2023 & Spring 2023)

Fall/Winter 2022-2023 (FULL, waitlist available)
Tuesday/Thursday 1:00 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.

Fall/Winter 2022-2023
Tuesday/Thursday 5:30 p.m. - 9:20 p.m.

Winter/Spring 2023
Tuesday/Thursday 8:30 a.m.- 12:20 p.m.

Winter/Spring 2023
Monday/Wednesday 5:30 p.m. - 9:20 p.m.


Click here for the
EMT Planning Tool

to better prepare for upcoming EMT courses.

Applications are now open!
Click for application details.



Next application period will open April 1, 2023. Visit our EMS Planning Tool resource to better prepare for upcoming courses.

For questions regarding the class and its schedule, contact Jim Shaw ([email protected])

For questions regarding the application process, contact Rusty Riis ([email protected])


NEW for Fall 2022! streamlined option for students with a prior degree. Details here.

Visit our EMS Planning Tool resource to better prepare for the upcoming Paramedic course.

  • Lecture & Discussion section: Monday/Friday 9:00 - 1:00.
    • NOTE: For students living in Klamath County, there is an option to attend the lecture and discussions in a classroom at KCC. See the Klamath Partnership page for details.
  • Lab sections: Every Wednesday 9:00 - 3:00 (all students), PLUS one skills lab:
    • Skills Lab A on Mondays 1:00 -3:00 or Skills Lab B on Wednesdays 3:30-5:00*
    • *Preference for Wednesday lab will be given to students traveling >60 miles
  • Students will complete between 48 and 110 hours (4-10 shifts) each term in contracted clinical locations. These shifts will be scheduled each term on non-class days.

Summer Term

Students will complete their Full-time Capstone Field Internship at a contracted field site, which will contain variable dates in a field setting with a minimum of 270 hours scheduled.

Important Information for the Paramedic Program

2022 Paramedic application Process is closed. Check back on April 1, 2023, for details on the 2023 application process.


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



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