Become an EMT Specialization
EMT Medical and Trauma Emergency Care. Gain the skills needed to provide first responder emergency medical care
Skills you will gain
About this Specialization
Applied Learning Project
On each courses, learners will learn and work through multiple patient scenarios that challenge them to apply the concepts and skills they have learned to patient scenarios. On the capstone projects, learners will apply and summarize everything that they have learnt from course 1 to 5 on three patient scenarios that are similar to what they will experience when taking the national registry exam.
No prior experience required.
No prior experience required.
How the Specialization Works
A Coursera Specialization is a series of courses that helps you master a skill. To begin, enroll in the Specialization directly, or review its courses and choose the one you'd like to start with. When you subscribe to a course that is part of a Specialization, you’re automatically subscribed to the full Specialization. It’s okay to complete just one course — you can pause your learning or end your subscription at any time. Visit your learner dashboard to track your course enrollments and your progress.
Every Specialization includes a hands-on project. You'll need to successfully finish the project(s) to complete the Specialization and earn your certificate. If the Specialization includes a separate course for the hands-on project, you'll need to finish each of the other courses before you can start it.
Earn a Certificate
When you finish every course and complete the hands-on project, you'll earn a Certificate that you can share with prospective employers and your professional network.
University of Colorado System
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is the refund policy?
Can I just enroll in a single course?
Is financial aid available?
Can I take the course for free?
Is this course really 100% online? Do I need to attend any classes in person?
Will I earn university credit for completing the Specialization?
What do I have to do to become an EMT?
If I take both the Coursera specialization AND the skills workshop offered through the Denver Health EMS Education, will I be an EMT?
What can I learn from this become an EMT specialization?
Why should I take this specialization (or any of these courses)?
I do not live in the United States. Why should I take this specialization?
Does this course qualify me to take care of patients?
Do I need to have taken special classes or have specific experience/ability to take this course?
Do I need any special equipment or textbook?
How much time is this going to take? Are there time limits to the courses?
Do I need to take all the courses in this Specialization? Do I need to take them in a certain order?
So how do I actually become an EMT?
Do I have to come to Denver to take skills workshop after I complete the specialization? Will you offer it in other cities or Internationally?
Why shouldn’t I just take a regular EMT course locally?
I have so many questions about becoming and being an EMT where can I get more information?
More questions? Visit the Learner Help Center.