Following are the top schools for EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) and Paramedics:

Eastern Kentucky University
- The EKU Emergency Medical Care Program is the only accredited Paramedic program in Kentucky. It also offers a well established Associate of Science degree in Emergency Medical Care in Kentucky.
- Degrees & Certifications include: EMC B.S. - Emergency Service Adm Option; EMC B.S. - Clinical/ FSE Option; EMC B.S. - Paramedic/Science Option; A.S. Emergency Medical Care; Minor in Emergency Medical Care; Basic Emergency Medical Technician Certification.

Sanford-Brown Institute
- It offers the programs in Emergency Medical Services/Paramedic to teach students to assess the patient, manage traumas and safely transport the sick or injured to a medical facility while maintaining communication with physicians.
- Sanford-Brown Institute – Monroeville offers the Diploma Program in Paramedic. The core curriculum is structured to include a lecture component, an imaging laboratory component and an integrated clinical component.

Fortis College
- The EMS/Paramedic Program will expose students to the skills needed to provide emergency medical care at an advanced life support level with an ambulance service, fire department, hospital, and industry.
- Upon completion of the program, students will be able to assess, manage, and transport patients at an Advanced Life Support Level of competence.

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
- The Emergency Medicine Education Program offers instruction to students in cooperation with El Centro College of the Dallas County Community College District.
- The program offers two levels of courses, emergency medical technician (EMT) and paramedic. These courses prepare the graduate to function in emergency medical services positions in the pre-hospital environment.

Rice University
- Rice offers two levels of Emergency Medical Technician certification courses: Basic and Intermediate.
- Students will learn all the skills needed in order to successfully sit for the National Registry of EMTs' exam. Upon successful completion of the course and passing the standardized exam, students receive Texas EMT certification in the level they tested for, and the ability to transfer that certification to most other states in the US.

Boston University
- The Emergency Medical Technician course is designed to prepare candidates to take the state written and practical EMT exam that is offered at Boston University by the Office of Emergency Medical Services or by the National Registry of EMTs.
- Topics of discussion for the course include the History of the EMS System, Medical-Legal Aspects of Emergency Medicine, Anatomy and Physiology, Patient Assessment, CPR and Defibrillation, Cardiac, Respiratory, Neurological, etc.

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