Upcoming EMT Course at Westfield State University:
Emergency Management Technicians (EMTs) play a critical role in providing pre-hospital emergency care to victims of accidents and other illnesses. This is the EMT basic course, which covers assessment and management of the following medical emergencies: cardiopulmonary arrest, severe bleeding and shock; fractured bones; care for heart attack, stroke, burn and poison victims; access to victims of automobile crashes and collapsed buildings; emergency childbirth, pediatrics; and various other medical, emotional, and environmental emergencies. Participants must have a valid AHA Healthcare Provider or ARC Professional Level CPR card prior to class, or register for the CPR class during the first EMT class.
This course prepares students for the Massachusetts EMT Certification. The course is approved by the Massachusetts Office of Emergency Medical Services (OEMS).
|Dates:||September 2 - December 14, 2015 (Registration begins in July)|
|Days:||Mondays / Wednesdays|
|Saturday dates: TBA|
|Time:||Mon./ Wed. 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm and Saturdays 9:00 am - 5:00 pm|
|Text:||Must be purchased from our campus bookstore|
|More information TBA|
* Excludes text and $150 cost of the state exam. Cost for students who already have CPR certification is $745
Students who withdraw prior to the start of the course will incur a $25 processing fee.