Emergency Medical Technician

Emergency Medical Technician

0140The Emergency Medical Technician course teaches students the overall roles and responsibilities of the Emergency Medical Technician, an overview of anatomy and physiology, assessment of injuries and illnesses, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), control of bleeding and shock, care of musculoskeletal injuries, medical emergencies, childbirth, pediatric emergencies, environmental emergencies, lifting and moving of patients, automated external defibrillation, and assisting patients with their own prescribed medications. Also included are the skills needed to assess the scene and properly move and transport patients to the emergency department.

Our Spring 2020 EMT classes will be taught through CPI and the Centre County Public Safety Training Center. All classes will be taught at Centre LifeLink’s main station located in State College.  The course is instructed by experienced local EMS providers including Centre LifeLink staff who also serve as adjunct faculty for CCPSTC. Students who successfully complete the course will be eligible to sit for the NREMT written and practical exams.

Cost: $900.  Students must also purchase textbook AAOS Care of the Sick & Injured 11th ed separately

Schedule: January 13th thru May 4th, 2020

Preregistration is required for this training program no later than Dec. 31, 2019. Seating is limited. Email mkeller@cpi.edu or tbaker@cpi.edu for registration information or use the following link: http://ccpstc.cpi.edu/events/emt-class-at-centre-lifelink/

Course meets Mon, Wed, & Thurs evenings 6pm – 10pm. Occasional Sundays 9am-5pm