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Nunez Community College

Emergency Medical Technician: EMT and Paramedic (510904)

Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) and paramedics respond to emergencies, perform basic medical procedures, and transport patients to medical facilities for further care. They may work in an ambulance, with the fire and police departments, or as part of rescue teams.

Available Programs:
Technical Competency Area, Emergency Medical Technician - Basic
Technical Competency Area, Emergency Medical Technician - Advanced
Certificate of Technical Studies, Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic

With as little as two courses, students can earn an Technical Competency Area (TCA) to become an EMT.

The Certificate of Technical Studies in EMT - Paramedic trains students to provide advanced levels of pre-hospital care for medical emergencies and trauma.

Paramedics use complex medical equipment and work mostly in the field in ambulances and emergency response vehicles. Some paramedics may work in hospital settings. With additional education and training, Paramedics can transition to a number of health industry professions. 

Visit the Nunez Community College Catalog Page for more information including Semester Calendars, Tuition and Fee Schedules, and Course Descriptions. Curriculum plans (degree sheets) for individual programs are on the Advising Page.

For Gainful Employment data for our Emergency Medical Services Paramedic program please click here.

The Nunez Community College Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 US Hwy 19 N., Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763