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EMT Intermediate

The EMT-I course is an 11 credit class that will be taught over the course of two terms and is designed to provide instruction and preparation for the Oregon Intermediate practical exam and sit for the Intermediate National Registry Certification exam. If you are accepted into the program you will enroll in this two term course and upon completion you will be able to take the Oregon Intermediate practical exam and sit for the Intermediate National Registry Certification exam. The course components include classroom lecture, skills lab, and clinical practice.

Application process phases

Phase I
Student brings ORIGINAL documents to the Student Services who will verify by filling out the:

Phase II
Student will be contacted via email with information for filling out and submitting an interview questionnaire.

Phase III
Students are then sent either an EMT program acceptance letter or a letter of admission denial. Anyone who is denied entry is welcome to reapply for the next EMT-I when it is offered.

Must show proof of items listed below before you are invited to Phase II admissions interview.

KCC Placement Test
Prior to being accepted into the EMT class, students must complete the placement test or present official transcripts including a math score of at least 50% on decimals and 50% on fractions or show proof of successful completion of MTH 010. Also required is a writing placement combined score of at least 42 or successful completion of LGS 080. The placement test can be taken by appointment through the Learning Resources Center, please call 880-2206 to schedule your appointment. This placement test is a no cost exam. You must show proof of all items listed below:

  • High school graduation or GED.
  • Current American Heart Association Health Care Provider CPR card.
  • Tuberculosis (TB) skin test results or chest x-ray (within the last 12 months).
  • Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) immunization (if born after 12/31/56 you must have received this immunization twice).
  • Tetanus immunization (within the past 5-10 years).
  • Hepatitis B Immunization series with the first immunization shot being required before registering or proof of Hepatitis Titer showing immunity to Hepatitis B.
  • Student will receive an email if invited to participate in Phase II.

If you will be a first-time credit student at KCC, speak with a Student Services Representative for information about admissions, financial aid, placement testing, and transferring credit from another college must be officially evaluated by the Registrar prior to application deadline. You can stop by Student Services or visit the KCC web for more information about official transcript evaluation.

Clinical Rotations
As part of the EMT course, all students must complete 8 hours of clinical time at Sky Lakes Medical Center. Clinical rotations start approximately 3 to 4 weeks after the course start date. Prior to clinical rotations students are required to submit to a drug screen and background check by the institution providing the clinical setting such as Sky Lakes Medical Center. Students with inappropriate results will not be allowed to complete the KCC EMT course, but will still be charged for the course.

Once the preregistration requirements are met and you have passed the admission interview you will be approved to register for the class. Enrollment is limited to 20 students so please read the information carefully, and be proactive about the requirements.

Additional Costs

Subject to change without notice

In addition to the standard tuition and KCC fees you will also be responsible for:

  1. Books you may choose to purchase to support your learning and test preparation.
  2. Practical Exam fee of $95.00 to be paid four (4) weeks prior to testing date.
  3. National Registry EMT - Intermediate Fee of approximately $75.00 to be paid online at the end of the course to the National Registry.
  4. Required immunizations for program entry.
  5. If you have resided or worked outside the state of Oregon for 60 or more consecutive days during the past 5 years, you are required to complete an out-of-state criminal history check. The fee for this is $47.25. Along with this you will have to submit a finger print card that is furnished by the state. The fee of finger printing by the Sheriff’s Office is currently $35.00
  6. Passport Photo for state approximately $5.00-10.00
  7. Clinical fees at Sky Lake Medical center include: background check ($25.00) payable to SLMC Human Resources, and drug screen ($44.00) payable to Center of Occupational Health.

Oregon or the National Registry fees are subject to change without notice. Please note this additional list is not complete and fees are subject to change without notice- see instructor first day of class for most up to date fees)

Financial Aid Information
Students receiving Federal Financial Aid should be of aware the financial aid requirements for this course. See Finanacial Aid Officer for clarification if needed.

Student File Information Form
A copy of this form has been provided to help facilitate what is required for program admission.

EMT and EMT Intermediate Student File Information Form

Download [PDF] and take to Student Services.

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