Emergency Medical Technician



Training in this program will prepare high school students for the administration of specialized emergency care and the transportation of victims of acute illness or injury to a medical facility. Students will learn roles necessary to work as part of an EMS team. Upon completion of all course requirements, students will be recommended for written and practical NREMT testing for EMT certification. Students will gain the knowledge of the following:

  • Patient Assessments
  • Vital Signs
  • Manage Airways using Airway Adjuncts
  • Bandage and Splint
  • Spine Immobilization
  • Patient Assisted Medication Administration
  • Assist in Emergency Childbirth
  • Treat and Transport Patients Safely
  • BLS Health Care Provider CPRIAED
Course Pre-Requisites:
  • Current TB Testing (within 1 year)
  • Current immunization records
  • Must be 18 years of age within 120 days of course completion
  • Blood Pressure Cuff and Stethoscope.

Additional Information

Application Fee

Graduation Fee

Tuition & Fees

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Program Start Dates
January 13, 2020

Classroom Availability
M - F 7:00 - 9:15 am
S 8:00 am - 3:30 pm (once per month)

Program Length
168 Hours




Roland Barlow

Roland Barlow

Roland has been a longtime resident of Washington County and one of the first paramedics certified in this area. He has served as a coordinator/instructor for paramedic and EMS programs at Dixie State University. His experience includes over thirty five years of emergency services in fire and EMS. He is a certified instructor trainer for the American Heart Association, Course Coordinator and Instructor and Training Officer for the Utah Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and Course Coordinator Instructor for Emergency Medical Services for Children.

Office Hours:  
M-TH 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. 

Shellie Hurt

Shellie Hurt

Shellie brings to the Dixie Technical College a vast array of knowledge and expertise. She has a Bachelor’s of Science Degree from Utah State University. She is a licensed Social Worker, specializing in drug and alcohol addiction and recovery. Shellie is certified in the State of Utah as a AEMT, Fire I & II, and a Utah Certified Fire and EMS Instructor. Shellie is also employed with Ivins City as a Firefighter/AEMT.

Office Hours:
M-TH 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. 

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