The Emergency Medical Technician (formerly EMT-Basic) certificate program offers the entry-level course for pursuing a career in EMS. Entry-level students must complete the EMT certificate program in order to gain EMS licensure in the state of New Mexico. The course is designed to meet the US DOT National Standard Curriculum for EMT-Basic, the EMS Education Standards for Emergency Medical Technician, and the NM EMS training standards. EMT licensure/certification is a prerequisite for higher level EMS programs.
Prerequisites: Placement through or completion of RDNG 099; instructor/coordinator approval; Additional requirements possible as established by clinical and/or field sites