Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
CT State Certified Instructors lead students through a semester-long course focusing on patient assessment and emergency care of the pre-hospital patient. This certificate program offers students the knowledge and skills necessary to provide pre-hospital emergency medical care to those who are sick or injured. The course also prepares students for the two-part Emergency Medical Technician National Registry exam. This course meets education requirements established by the State of Connecticut and the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians.
Course instruction will cover:
- General pharmacology
- Respiratory emergencies
- Cardiovascular emergencies
- Musculoskeletal, head, and spine trauma
- Soft tissue injuries
- Ambulance operations
- Hazardous materials
- OB/GYN emergencies
- Scene safety
- Emergency medical techniques for children
Spring 2014 dates: January 15-May 7, 2014
Monday and Wednesday nights: 6-10 p.m.; four Saturdays: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: $785 includes textbook
For more information or to register please call the Department of Public Safety at (203) 254-4090.
Lead instructors include Officer Patrick Cleary of the Fairfield University Department of Public Safety and Chief Joe Laucella of Trumbull EMS. All instructors are State of Connecticut certified EMS Instructors and American Heart Association CPR Instructors with added certification in AED (Automatic External Defibrillator) and First Aid. Guest lecturers from the medical field will make periodic visits.