Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
The program covers 200 hours of instruction, cognitive and psychomotor, following in accordance with the National EMS Education Standards.
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Assessment of Injuries and Illnesses (Medical and Trauma)
- Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) & Automated External Defibrillation (AED)
- Pediatric and Geriatric Emergency
- Environmental Emergency
- Lifting, Moving, and Transportation of Patients
- Overall Roles and Responsibilities of the EMT
200 hours - Hybrid/blended model consists of online classes and in-person training every other Saturday (8 am-5 pm), January-May.
Upon successful completion of the program the student is eligible for the EMT certification exam
The exam is administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Health Bureau of EMS/National Registry of EMT, Psychomotor and the National Registry of EMT Pearson-Vue test center, Cognitive.
The student is responsible for the separate fee with the cognitive exam that is paid to the National Registry of EMTs (80.00).
Information coming soon.
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- NIMS IS 800B: National Response Framework an Introduction
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