Emergency Medical Technician EMT (190 Hours)

Emergency Medical Technician  EMT (192 Hours) 

Designed to train individuals to become emergency medical personnel, this course teaches patient assessment and basic life support techniques.  EMT’s can work in private and public business and ambulance services.  According to the U.S. Average annual median pay for an EMT is $31,980.00.   Successful com­pletion of this course allows the student to take the North Carolina EMT Exam.   

The  training Includes:   
Legal aspects of patient care; 
Basic anatomy; Airway management and CPR ;
Hemorrhage control; 
Oxygen
administration; 
Shock
;  
Bandaging and splinting; 

Skull, spine, and chest
injuries;
Labor and Delivery
Exposure to cold and heat;  
Transfer­ring patients to medical facilities.  

Admissions Requirements:   
Must be at least 18 years of age;
Must present proof of a High School Diploma or GED AND successfully complete a TABE reading assessment at the eleventh-grade level.
Copy of immunization records 
  

Cost of Class:   
Tuition/Registration $180 (may be waived with appropriate documentation).  
Text:  $165. (subject to change). 
Liability Insurance (required):  $13.   
CPR Card 
Accident insurance $1.20.  
Testing site cost $68.

*Course Orientation Class: September 4, 2018, 6:30pm Yancey Campus
Early Oct 2018, TTh, 6:00 - 10:00 p.m.
*one Saturday per month
$180 plus text and fees
TBA

Yancey 828.766.1279


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