EMT Program in Arkansas

EMT program in Arkansas teaches students how to deal with patients in emergencies while providing life-support services to them. There are various colleges and technical institutions in Arkansas, which provide EMT program to the students. EMT program in Arkansas consists of three main levels, EMT-Basic, EMT-Intermediate as well as EMT-Paramedic.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The student must be of 18 years old.
  • The student must possess a driving license.
  • The student must have passed a 10th grade or high school.
  • He/she should possess a current CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) certification.
  • He/she should be free from any criminal background.
  • He/she needs to provide a drug-checkup.
  • The student need to provide their immunization proofs for diseases, such as mumps, measles, diphtheria, tetanus, rubella, chickenpox, hepatitis B, as well as pertussis.
  • The students must provide a negative report of Tuberculosis, a Chest X-ray and a flu shot, within last one year.

Coursework

Given below is the list of coursework, which a student studies in EMT program programs:

  • The human body
  • Medical, legal and ethical issues of EMS
  • Basic about EMT (Pharmacology)
  • Ways to properly move and lift patients
  • Respiratory, cardiac, pediatric, poison, allergy and diabetic emergencies
  • Bleeding and shock management
  • Environmental and behavioural emergencies
  • Patient assessment, patient history, documentation and communication
  • Epinephrine auto-injector
  • Airway management
  • Obstetrics and gynaecological emergencies
  • Injuries in head, neck, spine, chest, abdomen, musculoskeletal and soft tissues
  • Vital signs

However, you will not study the whole curriculum in one go. You will complete this coursework at different program levels.

Duration and Fees

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The in-state fees of EMT program in Arkansas may range from $2000-$7000, and it may vary according to the colleges. A basic EMT program in Arkansas gets completed approximately between 2-6 months.

State-Approved EMT Program Centers

  • Arkansas State University
    Address: 1000, Iowa Street, P.O. Box- 1000, Beebe, Arkansas- 72012-1000
    Contact Number: (501) 882-3600
    Fax: (501) 882-8970
    Official Website:http://www.asub.edu/
  • Arkansas Tech University
    Address: Russellville, Arkansas- 72801
    Contact Number: (479) 968-0389
    Official Website:http://www.atu.edu/
  • Black River Technical College
    Address: 1410 Highway, 304 East, Pocahontas, Arkansas- 72455
    Contact Number: 870-248-4000
    Official Website:  http://www.blackrivertech.org/
  • National Park Community College
    Address: 101, College Drive, Hot Springs, Arkansas- 71913
    Contact Number: (501) 760-4222
    Official Website:http://www.npcc.edu/

  • North Arkansas College
    Address: 1515, Pioneer Drive, Harrison, Arkansas- 72601
    Contact Number: (870) 743-3000
    Fax: (870) 391-3250
    Official Website:http://www.northark.edu/
  • Northwest Arkansas Community College
    Address: One College Drive, Bentonville, Arkansas
    Contact Number: (479) 636-9222, (800) 995-6922
    Official Website:http://www.nwacc.edu/web/nwacc/
  • Phillips Community College of University of Arkansas
    Address: P.O. Box- 785, Helena, Arkansas- 72342
    Contact Number: 870-338-6474
    Official Website:http://www.pccua.edu/
  • University of Arkansas at Monticello
    Address: 346 University Drive, Monticello, Arkansas- 71656
    Contact Number: 870-460-1026
    Official Website:http://www.uamont.edu/
  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
    Address: 4301, West Markham, Little Rock, Arkansas- 72205
    Contact Number: 501-686-7000
    Official Website:http://www.uams.edu/
  • University of Arkansas Community College at Hope
    Address: 2500, South Main, Hope, Arkansas- 71802
    Contact Number: 1-870-777-5722
    Official Website:http://www.uacch.edu/
  • Arkansas Northeastern College
    Address: 2501, South Division Street, Blytheville, Arkansas- 72315
    Contact Number: 870-762-1020
    Official Website: http://www.anc.edu/
  • South Arkansas Community College
    Address: 300, South West Avenue, El Dorado, Arkansas- 71730
    Contact Number: 870-862-8131
    Official Website:http://www.southark.edu/
  • Southeast Arkansas College
    Address: 1900, Hazel Street, Pine Bluff, Arkansas- 71603
    Contact Number: 870-543-5900
    Fax: 870-543-5956
    Official Website:http://www.seark.edu/
  • University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville
    Address: P.O. Box- 3350, Batesville, Arkansas- 72503
    Contact Number: 870-612-2000
    Official Website:http://www.uaccb.edu/

Contact

For any other queries on EMT program in Arkansas, please contact:

Arkansas Department of Health
4815, West Markham Street,
Little Rock, Arkansas- 72205
Contact Number: 501-661-2262
Fax: 501-280-4901

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