Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Program Overview

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

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Admissions Process

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200 hours - Hybrid/blended model consists of online classes and in-person training every other Saturday (8 am-5 pm), January-May.

Certification Available

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).

Employer Partners

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Required Items

  • Hazardous Materials Response- Awareness
  • NIMS IS 100B: Introduction to Incident Command System
  • NIMS IS 700A: National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction
  • NIMS IS 200B: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
  • NIMS IS 800B: National Response Framework an Introduction
  • Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse