What do EMT/paramedics do?
EMTs and paramedics administer life support care to sick and injured persons in pre-hospital settings as authorized and directed by a physician.
Where do they work?
These health care professionals work primarily in ambulances and fire/police vehicles, but also in hospitals and on helicopters.
What types of patients do they work with?
EMTs and paramedics work with all types of patient, young and old; some are injured and very sick, others are not.
What kind of education do they need?
EMT/Paramedics complete a 10-month certificate
What is the salary range for this profession?
$26,000 - 42,000 (EMT)
$50,000 - 70,000 (Paramedic)
Stony Brook EMT/Paramedic Courses (Non Credit)