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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Credential

Credit Recommendation

  • Emergency Communications and Safety: 2 credits, lower division level
  • Emergency Medical Training: 2 credits, lower division level

Effective Dates

January 2012 through December 2022

Issuing Agencies

Any State License: Those not on the National Registry who have a license or certification from any state are also eligible for the credit.

Connecticut Department of Public Health

National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians

How to Apply for the Credit 

Credit Recommendation Details / Competencies

Emergency Communications and Safety: 2 credits, lower division level
The EMT communications competencies enable the professional to integrate medical knowledge of anatomy and physiology, along with common injuries and illnesses into their professional role and responsibility. EMTs are required to perform competent communication with injured parties, witnesses, and other professionals; EMT training includes competency assessment of such via role playing.

Emergency Medical Training: 2 credits, lower division level
EMT competencies include knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and pathologic conditions in accordance with basic emergency medical procedures. EMT training includes assessment of learning outcomes via a combination of cognitive and psychomotor performance of skills. Competency assessment on procedures in EMT training is conducted as patient conditions present.