This course includes didactic and practical training in CPR, medical emergencies, trauma, childbirth, oxygen administration, hazardous materials, semi-automatic defibrillation and much more! Students will also receive 16 hours of emergency room &/or ambulance observation time and will have the opportunity for additional observation time on board one of Montefiore Medical Center’s 911 ambulances. Upon successful completion of the course, the candidate will sit for the New York State basic EMT certification exam.
Course fees must be paid in full on or before the night of registration by certified check or money order ONLY. Since previous courses have filled prior to registration night, pre-registration is STRONGLY recommended. Course fees include tuition ($880), textbook/LMS package ($300) & BCLS ($70).
Low cost group purchasing of necessary equipment (stethoscope, blood pressure cuff, penlight, etc.) will be available when the course begins. Students should have a watch with a second-hand, blue or black ink pen and a least one 3” binder for materials. #2 pencils are required for written exams.
New York State funding is available for members of certified ambulance agencies. Please enclose an agency verification form with original signatures in lieu of tuition. Funded students need to submit $60 fee for BCLS certification. Students using New York State funding will be required to provide the course textbook. Textbook/LMS package is available for $300.