This intensive 11-week course is designed to prepare participants in all phases of pre-hospital emergency care. Participants will be educated and prepared for the National Registry EMT examination (NREMT) upon successful completion of the course and eligible for Washington State EMT certification once affiliated. Content includes lecture and hands-on practice in emergency care, bleeding and shock, soft tissue injuries, environmental emergencies, lifting and moving patients, HIV/AIDS education, emergency childbirth, and other topics.
A basic life support CPR card earned within the previous 6 months is also required for the exam and is included as an optional course in the program.
Program objective: To meet the standards for the National Registry for Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). Upon successful completion of this 3 month program, attendees will receive an EMT certificate of completion. This qualifies the student to take the National Exam for EMT Certification.
Method of instruction: Program will be completed onsite in the classroom and during field clinical rotation. Courses are comprised of lecture and lab instruction. Some online coursework is also required, which is performed offsite.
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Note: Schedule may be adjusted if class conflicts with a holiday.
Due to high demand for EMT training, the application process can be very competitive. Only serious applicants should apply. The EMT course is a time intensive course, with significant out-of-class study, and an additional requirement of 10-20 hours clinical participation. Classes are held every Monday night, Wednesday night and all day Saturday. Applicants should review the course schedule to which they are applying as attendance is essential.
No part of this course can be missed due to absence. There will be no make-up classes.
Verification is required for everything on the “Immunization Checklist”. (Two) Hepatitis B shots must be completed prior to release to do clinicals. Be aware that after receiving the first Hep-B shot, the second Hep-B shot cannot be given for another thirty days. A current PPD (TB test,) within the last 9 months is required. Varicella (Chicken Pox) as well as Measles/Mumps/Rubella (MMR) immunity is also required. A titer test is acceptable.
The lectures are held virtually via ZOOM on Monday and Wednesday night.
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