Aug 10, 2020  
Butler Community College - CATALOG 2020-21 
Butler Community College - CATALOG 2020-21

Emergency Medical Technician

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Program Information

Successful completion of this one course allows the student to challenge the registry examination to become certified as a Kansas and National EMT.


A score at a pre-determined level in reading, writing and math on a placement instrument.

Students must be 17 years old to attend class and 17 in Kansas, 18 for National Certification, to become certified as EMT. Students must have a specific background check. Previous background checks will not meet this requirement.

Some felony criminal convictions may prevent the student from taking the state and national certification exams. EMT is a prerequisite for MICT paramedic.

The following documents must be on file AND COMPLETE prior to the date specified in the course syllabus. These health documents are to be sent directly to Butler College Health Services at 901 S. Haverhill Road, El Dorado, KS 67042. FAX 316-323-6850.

1. A Butler Department of EMS Education Health Record (physical exam form) completed and signed by a health care provider demonstrating compliance with the clinical facility requirements.

2. The Health Record includes verification of two-step TB skin test. The immunization record also includes a Tdap, two MMR’s, Varicella (chickenpox), and the Hepatitis B series or signed refusal form. Butler College Health Services can do physicals and immunizations if needed. For an appointment (required), call Butler of El Dorado (BOE) College Health Service at 733-3371, 322-3371, 323-6829, or 323-6934. Or Butler of Andover (BOA) College Health Service phone at 218-6282 or 322-3371, or 733-33713.

Contact Information

Jeb Burress
Department Chair, EMS Education 
Office: BOA, Room 5119

Program credits: 12

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