Emergency Medical Services Training

Westfield State University, in partnership with EMT & SSTA, LLC,  is proud to announce the addition of our new satellite location at Holyoke Community College.  Information about classes can be obtained through the Department of Continuing Education located at HCC or by emailing bfredette@westfield.ma.edu

Upcoming EMT Course at Westfield State University:

EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATE PROGRAM:

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).

 

FALL 2014

Dates: 9/3/14 - 12/10/14
Days: Mondays / Wednesdays and the following Saturdays
  (9/13, 9/20, 10/11, 10/25, 11/8, 11/15, 12/6)
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
Cost: $800*

* 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.

 

Registration and Application Information:
Questions? Contact Brandon Fredette at bfredette@westfield.ma.edu or 413-572-8033.
To register for classes, download the Registration Form