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.
Classes are held at Station 94, Snohomish County Fire District #19, 2720 212th St. NW, Stanwood, WA 98292.
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.