Emergency Medical Technician-Critical Care

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Health, Department of State
Emergency Management Technicians (EMTs) with Basic certification can receive a Critical Care certification. This certification is from the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH).

Critical care EMTs must have advanced life support skills. These include intravenous therapy, using a defibrillator, and airway adjunct placement. They must also have all the skills covered in the Basic certificate.

Applicants must meet educational requirements and pass an exam.



For more information, contact:

NYS Department of Health
Bureau of Emergency Medical Services
Attention: Certification Unit
875 Central Avenue
Albany, NY 12206-1388
Phone: (518) 402-0996
Website: http://www.health.state.ny.us/

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