EMT and paramedic training at GCC prepares students to be first-responders.

EMT Program

Students in the EMT and Paramedicine programs acquire the knowledge and skills they need in order to save lives.  According to the most recent data from the National Registry (2007-2016), 97% of GCC's paramedic graduates passed all National Registry certification testing.    

Emergency Medical Technology (EMT) (CCL)
The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Emergency Medical Technology program includes techniques of emergency care, stabilization, and immobilization of victims of illness and injury. This program is a prerequisite to other emergency response programs.

How to Enroll

The prerequisites for the EMT104 course listed on program page must be completed prior to enrolling.  For more information see the EMT Advisement Packet 2017 (.pdf)  Note that this packet and registration checklist are new for Fall 2017!!  Previous Advisement Packets will not be used after Fall 2015.    

If you are planning to enroll in GCC’s Fire Science Academy, consider Friday EMS Academy (.pdf), a unique program specifically for Fire Science students.  This EMS Academy used to be offered on Saturdays and has been moved to Fridays!

 

 

Paramedicine (CCL)
The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Paramedicine program teaches advanced techniques of emergency care, stabilization, and immobilization of victims of illness and injury. Prerequisites are EMT101, EMT/FSC104 and other admission criteria. For further information on the Paramedic Program, please go the Paramedic website.

Emergency Response and Operations (AAS)
An associate’s degree in Emergency Response and Operations includes education, skills and techniques for planning, responding and mitigating various emergency situations. Prerequisites are EMT101, EMT/FSC104 and other admission criteria.

EMT Refresher
EMT200 is a 32-hour refresher that meets National Registry requirements and the 2009 NEMSES.  See skill sheets, practice test, and tips on how to prepare for the NREMT Computer Adaptive Test. 

State of Arizona Emergency Medical Services 2016 Pass / Fail Rates (.pdf)

Contact:

Faculty

Room: PSS-267
Phone: (623) 845-3172
rainier.perez@gccaz.edu

Faculty

Room: PSS 262
Phone: (623) 845-3441
charles.johnson@gccaz.edu

Faculty

Room: A-118 GCC NORTH
Phone: (623) 845-3077
chris.coughlin@gccaz.edu
Department Secretary

Staff

Room: PSS-257
Phone: (623) 845-3161
cynthia.rosales@gccaz.edu