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Florence County EMS EMT Academy

This course is an apprenticeship with Florence County EMS and has been designed to streamline the EMT Curriculum into a compact and efficient schedule. The average EMT course takes approximately 4-6 months to complete the required 200-hour curriculum. This course utilizes a more intense schedule to be able to complete the course in 12-14 weeks. This course is an apprenticeship and...

At the end of the course, students will have an understanding of:

  • The Foundations of EMS to include EMS history, EMT well-being, Medical/Legal, Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology, Shock, and Life-Span Development
  • Airway Management
  • Patient Assessment
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Trauma Emergencies
  • Special Populations such as pediatrics, geriatrics, and special challenges
  • Operations such as HazMat, Vehicle Extrication, and Terrorism response

Admission Requirements: SC Drivers License, GED/Highschool Diploma, Successful completion of EMT Pre-assessment Exam

Class Time/Work Schedule: Class/work time will be on a rotation per the employer

Class Start: June 26, 2023

Registration Deadline: June 9, 2023

How to Register: Contact Maj. Kate Smith, Florence County EMS for more information and how to register. 843.665.3038 or


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