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TRAIN TO BE AN EMERGENCY MEDCAL TECHNICIAN (EMT-BASIC)
Do you have an interest in helping others who are injured?
Do you want to make a difference and be an important part
of an emergency team? Train to become an EMT in only four
(4) months. It is the rst step on a pathway to a career as a
paramedic or a variety of other careers in health care.
These technicians are skilled in the provision of basic life support
for the many illnesses and accidents that require emergency
medical treatment prior to arrival in a hospital emergency
department. EMTs are trained in patient immobilization and
packaging procedures needed to prevent further injury and to
provide safe transport to an appropriate medical facility.
In partnership with the Nassau County Emergency Medical
Services Academy, NCC is offering the approved New York State
Department of Health Emergency Medical T
echnician - Basic
(EMT-B) course which will prepare you to become a certied EMT.
During 132 hours of class, students will complete the American
Heart Association CPR course. In addition to classroom training,
students must complete a clinical experience of 10 hours
in an emergency room of a local hospital and may have an
opportunity for a ride-along. Students must also complete three
on-line classes, provided free of charge by FEMA. The textbook
is required for the rst day of class. Students should expect
homework assignments after each class. Textbook and medical
supplies are additional.
Instructor: Certied EMS Academy Instructor
CE1 211 A1 Meets on campus classroom: Tuesday and Thursday,
7:00pm-10:00pm, Saturday, 9:00am-12:00pm.
September 24, 2020 – January 19, 2021. The NYS written
exam is scheduled for Thursday, January 21, 2021. Registration
accepted through September 14.
Note: If necessary, this course may transition to remote learning for
the lecture portion of the course. This would require students to have
a computer and wifi access to complete this portion of the course.
To qualify for the NYS Department of Health (NYSDOH) certifying
exam, students must attend all classes, complete all assignments,
have a clear (no felonies) background check*, and pass the final
written exam and practical skills exam. Students must be 18 years
of age by the written exam date. Students who pass the NYS exam
will receive Emergency Medical Technician certification from
NYSDOH. Course content meets the requirement for the National
*Applicants will be responsible to complete a background check to participate in an externship. Once registered, a student will be provided information
on completing the background check. Students are required to pay the cost of the background check. If you have been convicted of a felony, you should
contact the Center for Workforce Development prior to registering for this program. A felony conviction may prevent you from participating in a clinical
rotation/externship portion of the program. All cases will be reviewed on an individual basis. If it is determined that a student is not eligible to go into a
clinical setting, the student may be allowed to continue with only the classroom or online portion of the program and may not meet requirements to sit for
a certifying exam. The refund policy will be adhered to regardless of a student’s eligibility for the clinical rotation/externship of any program.
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