Become an EMT!
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. Learn from the best instructors who egnuinely care about the success of their students. Train with quality equipment and practice in Cape Cod CPR's real simulation ambulance! Cape Cod CPR believes in QUALITY EMS education. Our motto is: Newer, Cleaner, Better.
Course Length: 2 - 3 Months (Accelerated & Traditional Programs)
Winter EMT Jan 6 - March 25 (M/W/Th Nights 6-10pm)
Spring EMT April 6 - June 11 (M/Th Nights 6-10pm, Saturday Days 9am-5pm)
Evening & Weekend class options available!
100% Job Placement!
Payment Plans Are Available!
Complete your entire program at our Yarmouth, MA campus! In the classroom, you will engage in your emergency medical technician didactic and hands on skills education. Course curriculum covers anatomy, physiology, patient assessment survey and triage, bleeding control, treatment of shock, oxygen therapy, and more.
Our online course management system allows students access to all handouts, powerpoint presentations, videos, and podcasts of each lecture at any time during the program.
Throughout your program, you will be trained to handle a multitude of real-world situations through extensive hands-on training and instruction in our state-of-the-art simulation ambulance and simulation labs.
Students who successfully complete the didactic and practical portions of the course will be eligible for the National Registry exam.
On-Campus Tuition: $1000 (Includes BLS CPR Certification)
OTHER ASSOCIATED FEES:
Textbook Package, Uniform Shirt (optional), National Registry Examination fee, Psychomotor Exam fee
Once your application is received, an in-person interview will be arranged at a mutually agreeable time. Your $250 deposit is required to secure your seat and can be made prior to your interview or at the time of interview. The interview is CASUAL, but is used as a means to convey important course information, see the school, and review course policies. It also gives you the opportunity to ask questions and gather information that may be useful to prepare you as a student. Cape Cod CPR is pleased to offer in-house financing, just ask!
Medical, legal, and ethical issues in EMS
Anatomy and physiology
Pharmacology for the EMT-Basic
Pediatric and geriatric emergencies
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 (16 to take the course)
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)