This is a 160+-hour Program that prepares Candidate to function as an EMT in the pre-hospital environment. The program provides instruction in basic life support care and transport of sick and injured persons. This includes airway assessment, communications, documentation, general pharmacology, hemorrhage control, ambulance operations, and trauma of adult, pediatric, and infant patients; and special care of patients exposed to heat, cold, radiation, or contagious disease. The program includes a combination of practical and lecture-based instruction. Students will be required to demonstrate competence in practical skills as well as on written examinations.
- Prepare students to work as an EMT in an entry-level position in a variety of healthcare settings.
- Prepare students to provide quality patient care in a pre-hospital setting
- Prepare students to sit for the NREMT EMT examination.
- Must be 18 years of age by the time of course completion
- Must be proficient in English (written and oral)
- Must hold a current BLS CPR certification – card required. BLS CPR Class will be held after the orientation.
- Requires evidence of a current TB test (within the past year)
- Must obtain and pass a criminal background check (conducted by BEMS).
As required by BEMS, you will need to complete an application and pay your state fees at www.emslicense.utah.gov. You will also have to upload a photo of yourself (white background, shoulders up), a photo ID, CPR card (BLS) and a TB test. (Wendover Ambulance CANNOT process this for you)
Please fill out your enrollment and state paperwork prior to attending the mandatory orientation, held on the first day of class.
Please plan to attend orientation wearing comfortable attire, be ready to do some kneeling and bending on the CPR class.
Award: Students who successfully complete the program will be recommended for testing and will receive a Completion Certificate.