The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program is designed for anyone who is interested in learning more about the emergency response system and in caring for patients in the back of an ambulance en route to the hospital. Students will gain the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care and transportation to sick and injured patients.
Topics covered in this course include: patient assessment, cardiac arrest management, airway management, patient immobilization, diabetic emergencies, strokes and seizures.
Students meet for lectures and skills training on campus and also complete a mandatory observation at Middlesex Hospital in the Emergency Department.
This course is offered in cooperation with Middlesex Hospital, Office of Emergency Medical Services and the CT Department of Public Health. The curriculum prepares students to take the exams to become nationally registered and State of Connecticut certified at the basic Emergency Medical Technician level. This program is open to students age 16 and up.
This program is eligible for WIA funding.
Payment Plan available.
Students who become state certified EMTs are eligible to receive college credit through Charter Oak State College!!