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EMT (after completing Fire Science or Health Science or Sports Medicine or Bio medical I)

Grade 12 only 2.25 Credits/Year

This course trains students to handle emergency situations where assessing and treating victims of sudden illness and injury is required. This is a demanding course requiring strong study skills. The primary focus of the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) is to provide basic emergency medical care and transportation for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system. Emergency Medical Technicians perform interventions with the basic equipment typically found on an ambulance. This course is offered in collaboration with the New Hampshire Bureau of EMS and follows a national curriculum that provides students with experience and knowledge of the skills and responsibilities of an EMT. Student Medical Release required by New Hampshire Department of Safety Division of Fire Standards and Training and Emergency Medical Services. Upon successful completion of this course, students who are 18 years of age will be eligible to take the EMT certification exam through the National Registry of EMTs. Requirement: Successful completion of Firefighter I, Health Science I, Biomed I or Sports Medicine I submission of a CTC program application. Certifications available: EMT Basic exam (must be 17 years of age).
Cost Requirement: $95 CBT Exam (cognitive), $80 State practical exam fee (note: host site sets price so this may vary depending on state of pandemic and available testing facilities). There are three chances to take the cognitive exam in which a new payment of $95 must be made for each attempt.
NOTE: Fulfills Science elective