The training program for Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT's) has an overall objective to improve the quality of pre-hospital emergency care rendered to victims of accidents and sudden illness. As such, the course develops skills in symptom recognition and in all emergency care procedures and techniques currently considered to be within the responsibilities of an EMT providing emergency medical care with an ambulance service.
The course consists of 35 lessons involving 160 hours of classroom, lecture, hands-on practical scenarios, 24 hours of online and supplemental certification courses, and 16 hours of field observation. The curriculum meets and/or exceeds the National EMS Education Standards and is taught by a state approved EMT Instructor/Coordinator.
This course has been developed for all individuals desiring to perform emergency medical care with an ambulance service. No prior experience or training is required of the course applicant. In order to be eligible for National and State EMT certification examination, applicants must:
be able to read, understand, and communicate in English;
be 17 years of age (must be 18 years of age to take NREMT certification exams);
must have a valid driver’s license or valid government issued identification (passport) prior to taking this course;
be free from addiction to alcohol or any drug;
be able to lift and carry 125 pounds;
be free from any physical or mental defect or disease which might impair his/her ability to provide emergency care within the scope of the EMTs training and responsibilities, or which might jeopardize the health of another member of the class;
have internet access
The student must successfully complete and pass all components of the course (including 100% attendance) in order to be able to sit for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts EMT Practical Exam and the National Registry of EMT’s Cognitive Exam.
$300.00 NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT REQUIRED FOR REGISTRATION.
Required textbooks, uniform shirt, and State Practical Exam fee are included in tuition.
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