Fort Smith EMS Makes Donation to ATU-Ozark

Arkansas Tech University-Ozark Campus has received a $15,000 in-kind donation from Forth Smith Emergency Medical Services (EMS).

Fort Smith EMS donated a Stryker Power Cot and a Stryker Stair Chair. EMS and paramedic students will use the donations at ATU-Ozark training sites.

“I am very thankful for Forth Smith EMS, their continued support of our program, and their involvement in EMS education,” said Joshua Freeman, director and instructor of the paramedic and EMS programs. “This equipment will be very useful in training our students to care for patients.”

Arkansas Tech-Ozark’s paramedic and EMS program is designed to meet the educational and training needs of those individuals who wish to gain Arkansas Department of Health Licensure and National Registry of EMT’s certification as a paramedic.

Career opportunities exist with air and ground emergency medical services, fire departments, medical centers and industry. Since 2013, licensed graduate employment rate at ATU-Ozark has been 100 percent. ATU Paramedic/EMS classes are offered in Ozark and Russellville.

For more information, contact the ATU-Ozark Office of Student Services at (479) 667-2117.

Learn more about the ATU-Ozark paramedic and EMS program.

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