Become an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - PRD 180
High School Diploma or GED; 18 Years old (at time of State Exam); Ability to read, write, and speak English; US driver's license; 6th grade reading comprehension (in English); and immunizations: TB, MMR.
This program is designed to teach students 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. Students will be provided with the knowledge and skills needed to handle many types of emergencies.
Upon successful completion of this program, students are eligible to sit for the Massachusetts Emergency Medical Technicians Exam in order to obtain certification as an EMT.
Whether you are looking for a career change, starting a new 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 (IEME). 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 are available from the Campus Bookstore / UMass Dartmouth main campus.
Internet access is required for course assignments. Examinations, homework, quizzes, and other assignments are done online.
Course Start Date: February 4, 2013
Course End Date: May 4, 2013
Time: 6:00-10:00pm M/W 8:00am-5:00pm Sat 3/9, 4/13, and 5/4
For more information visit the course catalogue and select PRD 180: EMT Basic.
Questions? Contact Dennis Paquette at 508.910.9067 or firstname.lastname@example.org.