DRUG SCREENING: Students must undergo a pre-clinical drug screening. A positive test or refusal will result in immediate termination from the program. Per federal regulations, medical marijuana remains a drug listed in Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act. It remains unacceptable for any safety‐sensitive employee subject to drug testing to hold a marijuana license.
BACKGROUND CHECK: Under the policies of National Accreditation, a criminal background check on each student is performed. If you have felonies you may not be eligible for this program.
This program prepares EMTs to use advanced life support skills such as patient intubation and IVs used in the pre-hospital emergency care setting.
Must have current NREMT-EMT license and CPR-BLS.
Class Schedule: Monday and Wednesday classes are on campus. Friday classes are virtual.
Learn basic emergency medical care and transportation through classroom and clinical experience.
EMTs are trained to respond quickly to emergency situations regarding medical issues, traumatic injuries, and accident scenes. EMTs are most commonly found working for ambulance services, emergency rooms, or fire departments.
Central Tech provides students with the training and education necessary to successfully pass the National Registry Exam and obtain National and State licensure
Class consists of 212 lecture/lab hours and 40 hours of clinical rotations. Clinical rotations will be set up by Central Tech. Training includes clinical hours completed in emergency rooms, local fire departments, and ambulance services. Clinical hours are mandatory and regulated by the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH).
Students should have at least a 10th grade reading level.
EMTs provide first-line medical or emergency care for sick and injured people at the scene or while being transported to the hospital for care.
Course topics include:
The well-being of the EMT
Lifting and moving patients
Legal and ethical issues
Anatomy and physiology
Airway management, respiration, and artificial ventilation
Communication and documentation
High school diploma or GED
No felony convictions
Immunization records including:
2 Varicella or proof of chicken pox
Tdap or Titers
TB test with negative results, some clinical sites require two
Current flu shot
CPR though the American Heart Association Healthcare Provider/Basic Life Support is included in this class. If you posses a current CPR card, it must be AHA CPR/BLS to be accepted in this class.
Build on your EMT license to become a paramedic. This course is offered via distance learning, skills labs with an instructor, and clinical rotations.
This program consists of 1,200 hours. Classroom hours are done via distance learning (Interactive TV) in cooperation with Kiamichi Technology Center. Students and instructors can see and talk to each other. Skills labs are done on campus with an instructor.
There will be a minimum of 12 hours spent in class each week. Clinical rotations will be done outside of class will be additional hours. Training includes clinical hours completed in emergency rooms, critical care units, operating rooms, pediatrics, mental health wards, and dialysis units. These may be located in hospitals or clinics. Clinical hours are mandatory and regulated by the OSDH. Students may not do clinical rotations where they are employed.
Clinical hours will be done at sites with which Kiamichi or Central Tech has contracts only.
Students will be required to travel to Kiamichi Tech’s Poteau campus at times during the course to receive specified training. Final exams will be done on the Poteau campus.
Students will be required to take the TABE test or equivalent prior to class in order to evaluate reading and math levels.
State and federal rules and regulations require that students attend 80% of class hours and maintain a GPA of 80% on homework, quizzes, and exams.
High school diploma or GED
Current NREMT (Basic)
Six (6) months working experience
Proof of chicken pox vaccine or having had the disease
Current TB test (negative results) or chest x-ray
Proof of Hep B vaccination
Prerequisite: NREMT license and six months working experience required.
OSU/OKC will offer up to 45 hours towards an Associate’s of Applied Science Degree in Emergency Medicine to student completing this program.
If a student fails to complete the entire program, but does complete certain core courses and requirements, it may be enough to qualify the student to test at the EMT Advanced level.
Course normally meets only two days weekly giving the student ample time to work and study.
With Central Tech conducting online training for the remainder of the school year, healthcare instructors from both campuses swiftly collected and donated the personal protective equipment (PPE) and other medical supplies originally planned for student instruction.
This class is ideal for the student interested in nursing or diving into many of the career options in the medical field. You will learn medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, and information to help you choose from many health career options. If you attend in Drumright, you will also learn health unit clerk. If you are Sapulpa bound, you will prepare for Certified Nurse Aide (CNA).