Become a Medic in Louisiana
A Career in EMS
The National EMS Academy maintains six campuses in Louisiana. Depending on the facility, EMT and paramedic training is available for individuals interested in beginning a career in EMS. Regularly scheduled refresher courses and other continuing education opportunities are also available.
Entry-Level Medical Services
In 3-4 months, you can learn the skills you will need to work as part of a medical response team. EMTs provide basic emergency medical care and transportation to patients who access the EMS system. Medics make a difference, every day.
Advanced Life Support Care
Paramedics are healthcare professionals providing the highest level of care available outside of a hospital. Paramedics work under the supervision of a physician through written protocols or online guidance to extend advanced life support care to the sick and injured.