Ohio University-Lancaster's EMS Education Program is in its seventh year. Over the past two years, our students have done so well on the National Registry written exam, we have a 95% first- time pass rate. Nationally the paramedic first-time pass rate is 68%. Our students pass rate places our EMS Education program as one of the best in Central Ohio. Click here for information on any of our EMS programs.
Emergency Medical Technician
EMT Certification is the first step in building a career in Emergency Medical Services. OU-Lancaster's EMS program will run an EMT class on an as needed basis. To assure adequate student to instructor ratio we will start a class when we have 10 students signed up. The length of the course is approximately 3 months meeting on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.Successful completion of classroom, lab participation and clinical rotations will qualify the student to sit for the National Registry EMT examination.
High School Diploma
A member of good moral standing
For more information concerning the EMT course, including the application, please click here.
Paramedic Course begins in September, 2013
Paramedic certification is the highest level of pre-hospital provider currently offered in Ohio. Paramedic education takes approximately nine months of intensive classroom, lab participation and high acuity hospital and pre-hospital clinical. A successful student will be prepared to work in the EMS, Fire service and in Emergency departments/critical care areas. Following successful completion of the paramedic program the student will be prepared to sit for the National Registry practical examination which tests the students Advance Life Support skill set.
High School Diploma
EMT certificate to practice
Pass a state of Ohio background check
Pass entrance exam
Our instructors will bring Continuing Education to your department when needed. We are also able to bring standardized courses as well. Let us know your needs and we will adapt any topic or subject material to you.
For more information, please contact Maryann Lape at 740-654-6711, ext. 249 or firstname.lastname@example.org.