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 genuinely 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)
Evening & Weekend class options available!
100% Job Placement!
Payment Plans Are Available!
Hybrid & Distance Learning Courses:
Course Length: 2 - 3 Months
Online At Your Pace! No Need To Be In Front Of The Computer At Any Certain Times
Study Sessions & Reviews Via Zoom Meetings
Online Course Work With Six In-Person Skill Days At Our Yarmouth, Cape Cod Campus Completed Together At The End Of The Program
100% Job Placement!
Payment Plans Are Available!
Complete your entire program at our Yarmouth, MA campus or in a hybrid / distance format with the final week of lab sessions built into the program! Online and 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, triage, bleeding control, treatment of shock, oxygen therapy, and more.
Our online course management system allows students access to all handouts, lectures, 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.
Our Hybrid courses allow for instructor-led optional study session participation while completing the majority of the coursework without the need to be in front of the computer at any specific time. Our talented instructors guide you through the program and do not let anyone fall behind! Interactive discussion boards, research and activities ensure our students get the same experience as being in the classroom for the entire program.
Traveling to our Cape Cod campus for the skills week? Our enrollment specialists will guide you to our partner hotels (with EMT student rates) within walking distance from the school!
Students who successfully complete the didactic and practical portions of the course will be eligible for the National Registry exam.
Current Course Schedule
- Fall 2020: EMT September 21 - November 21 (M/Th Nights 6-10pm, Saturday Days 9am-5pm)
- Winter 2021: Dates TBD
Hybrid & Distance Learning
- Fall 2020 Hybrid / Distance Course: September 21 - November 19 (Nov 15 - Nov 19 | 9am-5:30pm For Lab Skills & Nov 20 Tentative Practical Exam Date)
- Winter 2021 Hybrid / Distance Course: Dates TBD
On-Campus Tuition: $1,000 (Includes BLS CPR Certification & Lab Shirt)
Hybrid & Distance Tuition: $1,250 (Includes BLS CPR Certification & Lab Shirt)
OTHER ASSOCIATED FEES:
At Time Of Class: Textbook Package (Avg. $150 On-Campus Courses & $282 Hybrid / Distance Learning Courses)
After Course Completion: National Registry Examination fee, Psychomotor Exam fee
Once your application is received, a telephone or in-person interview will be arranged via the scheduler. Your $250 deposit is required to secure your seat and can be made during or prior to your interview. The interview is CASUAL, but is used as a means to convey important course information, tour the school (in-person interviews), and review course policies. The interview 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!
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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)
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Summer & Fall 2020 Sessions Now Enrolling!
Cape Cod CPR utilizes the Reel Dx Educational Platform in our courses. Reel Dx gives students the opportunity to see actual patient experiences and outcomes in the classroom.
"I found the course to be very rewarding. Your instructors were fantastic and it was so nice having a real ambulance to practice all the skills in. I have now been working as an EMT and it is always clear who went to school at Cape Cod CPR and those who didn't."
"...amazing group of of instructors that really know how to teach and explain EMS and it’s a great opportunity whether your looking for first aid training or advanced life support skills they do it all! If your looking to obtain your EMT Basic This is for you! "
"...I Have to say that your instructors here at Cape Cod CPR are the best I have seen. I took this class twice at different schools in the past and this program was hands-down the best!"
"Informative class! All the instructors are so helpful and knowledgeable. Would recommend their classes to everyone."