The Emergency Medical Technician course is designed to prepare an individual to take the National Registry EMT written exam and state psychomotor exam that is offered at Cape Cod CPR. No prerequisites are required for admission into the program.
Topics covered in the course include but are not limited to
Medical, legal, and ethical issues in EMS
Anatomy and physiology
Pharmacology for the EMT-Basic
Pediatric and geriatric emergencies
Tuition: $1,000 (Includes Healthcare-Level CPR certification)
Course Length: 2 - 3 Months (Varies with each session)
Next Course Begins: February 25 (Spring 2019 Session)
Evening & Weekend class options available!
In order to be eligible to take the State/National Registry Emergency Medical Technician (written & skills based), exam students must meet the following requirements set by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. No prior experience or training is required of the course applicant. The applicant, in order to be eligible for the state EMT certification examination must:
be able to read, understand and communicate in English
be 18 years of age;
be free from addiction to alcohol or any drug;
be able to lift and carry 125 pounds
be free from any physical or mental defect or disease which might impair his/ her ability to provide emergency care within the scope of the EMTs training and responsibilities, or which might jeopardize the health of another member of the class.
The student must also successfully complete the EMT course including 100% attendance.
Internet access is required in order to research and complete course assignments and participate in an EMT online testing component. (Computer labs with wifi access are available at the school).