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 a 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:||January 23 - May 5, 2017|
|Days:||Mondays / Wednesdays|
|Saturday dates: February 4 (CPR class), March 25 & April 1 (Ambulance Operations - 2 hour blocks), April 29 (Exam)|
|Time:||Mon./ Wed. 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm, Sat 9am - 5pm (hours vary)|
|Text:||Must be purchased from our campus bookstore|
* Does not include text and $150 cost of the state exam. Those without CPR certification will have to register into a separate CPR class. Additional parking fees may apply.
Students who withdraw prior to the start of the course will incur a $25 processing fee.