EMT and Paramedic Advanced Techniques
For a career in the emergency medical services field, a paramedic training program may be your best choice as the way to enter the field. FORTIS conveniently has schools in Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Ohio and Pennsylvania that offer programs to educate students with the skills necessary to provide emergency medical care at an advanced life support level so they can pursue a career working with an ambulance service, fire department or hospital after graduation.
Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is a critical part of the healthcare team and the community in general. Those who work in the emergency medical field as first responders are often called Emergency Medical Technicians or EMTs. Upon completion of the EMS / Paramedic program at FORTIS, students will be able to prepare for licensure to properly assess, manage, and transport patients at an Advanced Life Support Level of competence.
At FORTIS, our schools with EMS programs feature a full range of emergency medical first responder equipment. Students learn in lecture classrooms, medical and computer laboratories, and in off-site hospital environments. We also have equipped ambulances for hands-on training. Our classroom and learning resource centers contain journals, resource materials, and numerous titles related to various aspects of emergency medical services will expose students to the skills necessary to provide emergency medical care.
Request information from a FORTIS admissions representative today to enroll in our EMS/paramedic program.
* Contact local campus for licensure requirements