EMT

EMT

Program and Application Information

Lane's EMT, AEMT and Paramedic Programs are accredited through the State Board of Education and the Department of Community Colleges and Workforce Development. The Paramedic Program is also nationally accredited through the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.

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See the EMT and Paramedic program description in the online College Catalog

Application Information for Winter 2021 and Spring 2021

Functional Job Analysis – EMT

Oregon Emergency Medical Services
Oregon EMT, AEMT, and Paramedic Licensing exam dates

Credit EMT

Program Application Opens Application Closes Notification Date Application Highlights Program Changes
EMT Winter 2021 October 27, 2020 November 5, 2020 November 6, 2020

Acceptance into the program will be first applied and qualified, first accepted.

Mandatory Orientation November 9th, 2020

EMT Spring 2021 January 26, 2021 February 4, 2021 February 5, 2021 Mandatory Orientation February 11th, 2021
EMT Fall 2021 June 22, 2021 July 7, 2021 July 8, 2021 Mandatory Orientation July 12th, 2021

EMT is offered as an independent, one term course. No other college courses are necessary to successfully complete this course. Successful completers are eligible to take the National EMT exam. Successfully passing the National EMT exam results in licensure as an Oregon EMT as well as also being nationally certified as an EMT. Please see Application Information Packet for details. Those pursuing the Associate of Applied Science degree in Paramedicine, please note that the EMT course, EMS 111, EMS 112 and EMS 113 (formerly EMT 151 and EMT 152), are required courses in the first year of the Paramedic program. Also note that state EMT licensure is required to apply to the second year of the program. The AAS degree in Paramedicine is required in Oregon to become eligible to take the National/Oregon EMT-Paramedic exam.

For students pursuing the Associate of Applied Science degree in Paramedicine, Lane also offers a Certificate of Completion created to assist students in transferring to another Oregon community college offering the two year paramedic program. In Oregon, community college paramedic program application processes require successful completion of all first year courses before being eligible to apply into the second year. Community colleges that accept the Certificate of Completion are Lane, Umpqua (Roseburg), Rogue (Medford), Central Oregon(Bend), Chemeketa (Salem) and Portland Community College.

There is no application process for the following first year courses: EMS 101 , EMS 102, and EMS 103.

Program Online Application Notice: The Online Program Application referred to in the application information will be available the morning of the first day of the application period.

Noncredit Options

EMT (EMT-Basic) is offered as a noncredit course. Successful completers are eligible to take the National EMT exam. Successfully passing the National EMT exam results in licensure as an Oregon EMT as well as also being nationally certified as an EMT. Please visit our blog site for more information including requirements and course schedule.