EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) WIA Approved

The EMT program is a State of CT OEMS and National Registered approved course. This course covers CPR, AED, basic life support skills, medical legal issues, medical, pediatric and respiratory emergencies, and patient assessment. EMS and ambulance operations, as well as, disaster management, trauma, extrication, hazardous materials, mass casualty incidents, and proper documentation including HIPAA components are also covered. After the successful completion of this course, students will be eligible to take both the National Registry practical skills exam and the written exam, which combined will result in a State of Connecticut EMT certi cation for passing scores. Students will earn American Heart Association certi cations for BLS-C, CPR and AED. This course requires eld observation time, which will be done with working ambulance personnel, and requires an extensive amount of reading comprehension and skills competency.

This course is not currently scheduled. To find out When this course will be offered again please contact the Continuing Education Center at (203) 332-5057 or email at HC-ContinuingEd@hcc.commnet.edu.