Emergency Medical Training


Course Overview

Course Overview

This course includes classroom and clinical experiences and provides students the opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills required for EMT National Certification. Emphasis is placed on patient assessment, clinical signs and symptoms, pathophysiology and pre-hospital care of patients. Areas of instruction include CPR, airway essentials, assessment and care of trauma and medical patients including infants, children and the elderly, rescue operations, hazardous materials and pharmacological interventions. Clinical rotation in an emergency room is required. 

EMT*H100  | Credits: 6

Class conducted by Connecticut State Certified EMS Instructors

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Why EMT?

Why EMT?

  • Commercial and Volunteer Ambulance Services are in need of Certified Emergency Medical Technicians!
  • Begin a New Career as an EMS Professional.
  • Enhance an Existing Career for Better Employment Opportunities.
  • Beneficial for EMR’s, Firefighters, Police Officers, Life Guards,Ski Patrollers, Fitness Trainers, Camp Counselors, Healthcare Professionals, Day Care Teachers, or anyone who works with the General Public.
  • Prepare for Paramedic Training.
  • Become eligible for National Certification as an Emergency Medical Technician
Course Schedule

Fall 2022 Class schedule:

Classes run August 29, 2022 – December 18, 2022

Located in Founders Hall, Room 124 and/or online

EMT*H100 #3083  Tuesdays & Thursdays online 7:30 am – 11:30 am and

Saturdays, in person, in Founders Hall: 9:00 am-3:00 pm 


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Important Information for Students:

Health Requirements

Students will be required to submit the completed immunization and medical compliancy requirements before participating in the clinical observation component of this program. Students will receive a packet of information describing current college policies from the course instructor. 

Criminal Background Checks:

Many clinical sites are now requiring that criminal background checks, be completed on any students who will be attending a clinical rotation at those facilities. Students must follow instructions for obtaining a background check provided to them by the course instructor. Students who are found guilty of having committed a felony/misdemeanor may be prevented from participating in clinical experiences. If you cannot participate in a clinical rotation at an assigned facility, you may not be able to complete the objectives of the course. Specific situations are reviewed by college personnel.

Students are responsible for fees associated with health requirements and background checks.

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