EMT Program

Emergency Medical Technician

Tuition includes: Textbook, 142 hours of lecture, lab and skills practice. Remedial days, job club, use of the computer lab and other resources are included in your tuition. A clinical ride-along and ER rotation are also included. This is a quality, fast paced course taught by professionals in the field of emergency medicine that allows you to test with the state of Utah Bureau of Emergency Medical Services so you can begin a new career in record time.

Objectives:

  1. Prepare students to work as an EMT in an entry-level position in a variety of healthcare settings.
  2. Prepare students to provide quality patient care in a pre-hospital setting
  3. Prepare students to sit for the state EMT examination.

Program Description

This is a 142-hour EMT Program that prepares graduates to function in the pre-hospital environment. The program provides instruction in basic life support care of sick and injured persons. This includes airway assessment, communications, documentation, general pharmacology, hemorrhage control, ambulance operations, and splinting of adult, pediatric, and infant patients; and special care of patients exposed to heat, cold, radiation, or contagious disease. The program includes a mixture of practical and lecture-based instruction. Students will be required to demonstrate competence in practical skills as well as on written examinations.

Program Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Must be proficient in English (written and oral)
  • Must hold a current BLS CPR certification – card required. To register for a BLS CPR class click here. Classes offered at EMT Utah in Orem by the Utah Emergency Medical Training Council, a Utah 501 c-3 non-profit teaching emergency lifesaving programs for nearly 30 years!
  • Requires evidence of a current TB test (within the past year)
  • Must obtain and pass a criminal background check (conducted by BEMS).
  • Must complete and pass a 5 Drug Screen urine test (locations handed out in class – approximately $30 – this is to allow you the rewarding opportunity of completing part of your clinical rotation in a hospital ER)
  • As required by BEMS, applications will be filled out and collected at enrollment. Please bring your picture ID with you to enroll.

Award: Students who successfully complete the program will be recommended for testing and will receive a Completion Certificate.

This is a quality, fast paced course taught by professionals in the field of emergency medicine that allows you to test with the State of Utah Bureau of Emergency Medical Services so you can begin a new career in record time.