The EMT Basic program includes online classroom content/delivery, in-person practical skills instruction and clinical time that meets Idaho and national registry standards for obtaining the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-B) license. Students will develop foundational skills to treat the sick or injured patient using basic emergency medical equipment; this course is required to work as an emergency medical services (EMS) provider in an ambulance or other emergency care settings.
This is a very fast-paced, intense course that requires attention and rigor on the part of students.
Participants should expect to spend a minimum
of 10 hours per week (160 hours
) on self-study. This is in addition to scheduled class/lab/clinical time (approx. 180 hours)
Attendance is mandatory for completion and any absence must be made up by the student.
These are requirements that must be met to register for and participate in the program, students who do not
meet these requirements cannot participate in the program. All documentation is due at the first class
- Email address and access to online course materials
- **Attendance to the mandatory orientation session at 6:00PM on December 5, 2019
- Possession of a current, unexpired American Heart Association Health Care Provider CPR card
- Current Immunization Record that includes the following:
- Proof of negative TB test
- Clear background check, including fingerprints
- Completion documentation of required (free) online courses - contact us for more information
- A course in Medical Terminology is strongly recommended to help ensure student success.
Course fee includes Online Access book, required supplies, malpractice insurance and practical skills testing fees. Students must pass the practical skills test at the end of the course to be eligible to sit for the national licensing exam*.
*The licensing exam fee is not included but is paid by the student at the time they test.
**Any student who does not attend the Mandatory Orientation and does not provide all required documentation at the first class will be unenrolled and removed from the class. If this occurs, the student will only be eligible for a refund of 50% of the course tuition only.