Emergency Medical Technicians Basics, or EMTs, are mobile health care professionals tasked with aiding the sick and injured. The important roll of an EMT involves patient care and diagnostics in emergent and nonemergent environments as well as ambulance operations.
The Emergency Medical Technician Course must have a minimum course time of 159 hours. 138 hours are core National Education Standards (NES) curricula, 16 hours are Indiana mandated field hours (hospital and ambulance), and the remaining 5 hours are Indiana required additional curriculum. 8 of the 159 hours can be substituted for NIMS IS 100, 200, 700, and 800