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Emergency Medical Services

 

THE ROLE OF THE EMS PROVIDER (From the National EMS Scope of Practice Model: EMS Personnel Licensure Level)

 Emergency Medical Responder
The primary focus of the Emergency Medical Responder is to initiate immediate lifesaving care to critical patients who access the emergency medical system.  This individual possesses the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide lifesaving interventions while awaiting additional EMS response and to assist higher level personnel at the scene and during transport.  Emergency Medical Responders function as part of a comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight.  Emergency Medical Responders perform basic interventions with minimal equipment.

Emergency Medical Technician
The primary focus of the Emergency Medical Technician is to provide basic emergency medical care and transportation for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system.  This individual possesses the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care and transportation.  Emergency Medical Technicians function as part of a comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight.  Emergency Medical Technicians perform interventions with the basic equipment typically found on an ambulance.  The Emergency Medical Technician is a link from the scene to the emergency health care system.

Paramedic
The Paramedic is an allied health professional whose primary focus is to provide advanced emergency medical care for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system.  This individual possesses the complex knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care and transportation.  Paramedics function as part of a comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight.  Paramedics perform interventions with the basic and advanced equipment typically found on an ambulance.  The Paramedic is a link from the scene into the health care system.

Download and complete the EMS program application. 

 EMT Application

 Paramedic Application

  

 



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