Become an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - PRD 180
Course Requirements: High School Diploma or GED; 18 Years old (at time of State Exam); Read, Write and Speak English;
Driver's License; 6th Grade Reading Comprehension; and Immunizations: TB, MMR.
This program is designed to teach you how to handle medical, traumatic, and psychiatric emergencies; ranging from simple cuts to heart attacks and strokes. As part of this program, students will perform clinical time in a hospital emergency room and on an ambulance.
During this program students will gain the knowledge and skills needed to handle many types of emergencies. For the student wishing to obtain certification as an EMT, upon successful completion of this program, you will be eligible to sit for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Emergency Medical Technicians Exam.
Whether you are looking for a career change, starting a career, looking for an exciting part-time job, or just want to know what to do to help during an emergency, EMT training could be for you.
This program is sponsored by the Institute for Emergency Medical Education. The curriculum follows the Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) guidelines, but exceeds both the MA Department of Public Health, Office of Emergency Medical Services, and DOT's minimum requirements.
Instructors and coordinators are state approved EMTs. Required textbook will be available from the Campus Bookstore. Internet access is required for course assignments.
For more information go to the course listings and select PRD 180: EMT Basic
For upcoming course dates and information, contact Dennis Paquette, Director of Business Education & Lifelong Learning: Ph 508.910.9067, email email@example.com.