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
Fall 2012 dates: September 5-December 15, 2012
Spring 2013 dates: January 16-May 1, 2013
Wednesday nights: 6-10 p.m.; Saturdays: 9-2 p.m.
Course Number: CE 165
Cost: $685 includes textbook
For more information or to register please call Elizabeth Hastings at (203) 254-4000 ext. 2688.
Instructors include Sgt. Alex Krshisezki and Officer Patrick Cleary of the Fairfield University Department of Public Safety and Karen Panza of the Sikorsky Security Department. All 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.