Interested in learning to help people?

We typically teach two EMT-Basic courses each year, one in the sping and another in the fall.  If you are interested read below and follow us on Facebook for announcements.

Course Requirements:
  • Applicants need to have the physical ability to lift 150lbs for the lifting and moving of patients.
  • Must be at least 16 years of age and have parental permission if less than 18.
Program Objectives:
  • With the successful completion of this Emergency Medical Technician - Basic course, the participant will be able to:
  • Take the West Virginia EMT Certification Exam and if desired take the National Registry Exam.
  • To use problem solving to assess the health/treatment needs of the community
  • To use effective communication skills in a professional manor with patients, families, co-workers, other allied health professionals.
  • To use leadership skills to promote effective care of patients
  • To consider legal and ethical issues that may affect clinical decision making.
  • To implement techniques and strategies to reduce morbidity and mortality of patients.
  • To uphold a professional standard of care.
 
Program Costs:  (No refunds will be given)

Tuition: $500.00 - Payment options are available
Includes:
  • Textbook
  • CPR Certification
  • Clinical Shirt
 Additional: (Student Responsibility)
  • WVOEMS Registration Fee $120 (Includes background check cost)
  • National Registry $98
  • Additional clinical clothing/boots

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