Certifications

EMT IntermediateThis patch is awarded at the completion of the South Carolina Emergency Medical Technician course, Basic level. This course consists of 120 hours of classroom time, 12 hours of hospital training, and a written and skills practical exam. This level of certification is required to be able to perform primary patient care onboard an ambulance in South Carolina
emt basicThis patch is awarded at the completion of the South Carolina Emergency Medical Technician course, Intermediate level. This course follows success completion of the EMT Basic course, and adds an additional 48 hours of material. Additional skills that can be performed include Tracheal Intubation and administration of selected drugs.
The Paramedic patch is awarded at the completion of the South Carolina Emergency Medical Technician course, Advanced level. This course requires an approximately 18 month long curriculum, and concurrent hospital training, along with ride-along time on an ALS ambulance. Additional skills that can be performed over the Intermediate level include administration of up to 40 drugs, Intra-osseous Infusions, Cardiac Monitoring, Pacing and Defibrillation, and Pleural Decompression of the chest
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