Traditional EMT Training

Do you want an EMT course with a more traditional schedule? 

This may be the EMT class that works best for you. EMT traditional training typically takes place during the weekends from 6-10PM. EMT Course specific information is included below.

EMT Program Information

The Traditional EMT Course consists of a minimum of 148 hours. Specifically, this is a total of 120 hours of classroom instruction which includes 8 hours of skills testing. Additionally,  8 hours of practical examination assistance and 20 hours of clinical/vehicular externship rotations are required. Practical examination assistance is when students assist instructors with skills testing for other students, usually during an EMT Refresher examination. Students unable to do so, may be summarily dismissed from the program. Exceptions may be granted at the discretion of the Program Director; however, students will be required to obtain at least 10 patient contacts prior to course completion. Students shall be required to document 10 patient contacts at minimum. This requirement may be increased at the discretion of the instructor.

Course hours are subject to change with appropriate notification to the student/applicant. This course shall meet and/or exceed the United States Department of Transportation, National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, Emergency Medical Technician National Standard Curriculum guidelines and 2009, the National EMS Education Standards as well as meet Arizona Department of Health Services, Bureau of EMS education standards.

Cost: $1,295.00 (Financing Available) and Includes All Books/Supplies and Materials

Students generally meet two day per week for 4 hours in the evening.

You can register for the course, by Clicking Here. Please complete the Program Packet to assist you with meeting the requirements prior to class and beginning externships.

Subjects Covered in the EMT Course

Course Introduction and OverviewEmergency Medical Care Systems, Research and Public HealthWorkforce Safety and Wellness of the EMTMedical, Legal, and Ethical Issues
DocumentationCommunicationLifting and Moving PatientsLab: Lifting and Moving Patients
Anatomy, Physiology, and Medical TerminologyPathophysiologyLife Span DevelopmentAirway Management, Artificial Ventilation, and Oxygenation
Baseline Vital Signs, Monitoring Devices, and History TakingScene Size-UpPatient AssessmentPharmacology and Medication Administration
Shock and ResuscitationRespiratory EmergenciesCardiovascular EmergenciesAltered Mental Status, Stroke, and Headache
Seizures and SyncopeAcute Diabetic EmergenciesAnaphylactic ReactionsToxicologic Emergencies
Abdominal, Gynecologic, Genitourinary and Renal EmergenciesEnvironmental EmergenciesSubmersion Incidents: Drowning and Diving EmergenciesBehavioral Emergencies
Trauma Overview: The Trauma Patient and the Trauma SystemBleeding and Soft Tissue TraumaBurnsMusculoskeletal Trauma
Head TraumaSpinal Column and Spinal Cord TraumaEye, Face, and Neck TraumaChest Trauma
Abdominal and Genitourinary TraumaMultisystem Trauma and Trauma in Special Patient PopulationsObstetrics and Care of the NewbornPediatrics
GeriatricsPatients with Special ChallengesAmbulance Operations and Air Medical ResponseGaining Access and Patient Extrication
Hazardous MaterialsMultiple Casualty Incidents and Incident ManagementResponse to Terrorism Involving Weapons of Mass Destruction

Questions? Call or Text (800) 728-0209

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