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For questions about these programs please contact the Emergency Services department to schedule an appointment with an advisor.
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Emergency Medical Services

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)


Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Course schedules, times, and locations for EMT courses during the 2024/2025 will be available here by April 1st. For students wishing to prepare for the EMT application process, please view our EMS Planning Tool!

All Winter/Spring classes are full, check back on April 1st for details on the Fall 2024 EMT class offerings. Speak to your advisor for more details on preparing for the 2024 application process.

Advanced EMT (AEMT) / Oregon EMT Intermediate (EMT-I)

For questions regarding the application process or course, contact an Advisor.


Paramedic

For questions regarding the application process or course, contact an Advisor.

Paramedic Application Details

  • Lecture, Lab & Discussion:
    • Mondays 9:00 - 1:00
    • Wednesdays 9:00 – 3:00
    • Fridays 9:00 – 1:00
    • NOTE: For students living in Klamath County, there is an option to attend the Monday & Friday discussions in a classroom at KCC. See the Klamath Partnership page for details.
  • Additional Skills Labs:
    • All students must attend one session per week, EITHER:
    • Skills Lab A on Mondays 1:30 -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

Click here for the
EMS Planning Tool

to better prepare for upcoming Paramedic courses.

Applications for the 2024-25 Paramedic class will be available here April 1, 2024

High School Students click here.


Accreditation Details

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


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Want to learn more?
For questions about these programs please contact the Emergency Services department to schedule an appointment with an advisor.
click here to get started with an emergency services advisor