WESTFIELD— Registration is open for the spring 2023 Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Basic program offered at Westfield State University. Classes will be held primarily on Monday and Wednesday evenings, January 18 – May 10, from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. In addition to these scheduled evening classes, the program also includes some additional Saturday morning classes. More information on this can be found on the website.
The EMT program is a blended course consisting of an online component, face-to-face lectures, and clinical labs. Students are provided instruction on theoretical knowledge and skills, in symptom recognition and emergency care techniques pursuant to state and national protocols. The program utilizes real world, live patient simulations. Students will also participate in scenario-based patient assessments, dynamic problem-based group exercises, and larger Inter-Professional Healthcare Collaborations working with other healthcare programs on campus.
The cost to register for this program is $1,125 which includes the required clinical, equipment, and practical exam fees. For more information on course pre-requisites or to register online, visit www.westfield.ma.edu/emt.