Emergency Medical Technician - Basic - 2018
 
By Deputy Chief Steven Basham
November 15, 2017
 

Emergency Medical Technician - Basic - 2018

The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification program is designed to train an individual to function independently in a medical emergency. This course provides the basic knowledge and skills needed to deliver Basic Life Support (BLS) care and is required to progress to more advanced levels of prehospital patient care. This program will be a hybrid course of in-classroom and on-line learning.

 DATE: January 6, 2018 – April 14, 2017 (Mondays, Wednesdays and most Saturdays)
 TIMES: 1900-2200 on Mon & Wed; 0900-1700 Saturdays
 LOCATION: 8122 Kings Highway, King George, VA 22485; Company 1, Training Room A
 Prerequisites: See Page 3 for detailed pre-requisites. (*A CPR-Pro class will be held on December 16, 2017 at Co. 1 if you do not have this certification. A Heartsaver CPR cert. is not accepted by OEMS. http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/emergency-medical-services/education-certification/student-resources/cprrequirements/. Please follow the Eventbrite link below to sign up for the CPR class. The cost will be $30.00 for the CPR class.)
 REGISTRATION: You must pre-register for this class by following the Eventbrite link below. Preregistration MUST be completed by December 15, 2017.
 COST: $500.00, which includes the course, your textbook and National Registry testing fees. Payment in full MUST be received by 1600 on Thursday, December 28, 2017. See the following instructions on Page 2 for more details. ***Through the new funding assistance program that the Virginia Office of EMS has created, you are encouraged to apply for a scholarship (at open enrollment in Jan 2018) to assist you with the cost of this class. Please follow the link below to learn more about this funding opportunity.***

CPR Eventbrite Link to Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ashi-cpr-pro-tickets-39936457018?aff=escb&utm-medium=discovery&utmcampaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&utm-source=cp&utm-term=eventcard
EMT Course Eventbrite Link to Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/emergency-medical-technician-basic-course-tickets39934485120?aff=escb&utm-medium=discovery&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&utm-source=cp&utm-term=eventcard
Scholarship: http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/emergency-medical-services/education-certification/ems-scholarship/

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Hyperlinks: Training Announcements
EMT-B Announcement
 
Attachments:
Attachment 2018_EMT_Basic_Course_Announcement.pdf  (207k)
 
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