EMT Basic (BLS)
NEW Spring & Summer Courses
6 Week Accelerated and Traditional 10 Week EMT Courses are enrolling NOW!
You do not want to miss out as once they are full, they close!
EMS Academy's EMT Course tuition includes your textbook, Navigate 2 Online System with an e-book, audio book, powerpoint lecture slides, virtual ride along, practice quizzes, flash cards and everything you need to excel and succeed to complete your EMT Course! You do not need to buy a uniform, blood pressure cuff, stethoscope, equipment or pay for your textbook separately from your tuition!
How amazing is this?
EMS Academy has affiliation agreements with Fallon Ambulance Service, EasCare and Brewster Ambulance Service, all who have Guaranteed ANY EMS Academy Graduate a Job provided you meet their hiring requirements! How amazing is that!
The Course Schedules:
NEW Summer 6 Week Accelerated EMT Course Schedule: Quincy Accelerated 6 Week Summer EMT Course Dates: 6/4/2018 - 7/21/2018 Monday through Thursday, 9:00- 4:00 (Which means You have the Weekends Off!) NEW Spring Traditional 10 Week EMT Courses Schedule: Marshfield 10 Week Night EMT Course Dates: 5/7/2018 - 7/21/2018 Monday, Wednesday's 6 - 10 pm and every Saturday 9 am - 4 pm Quincy 10 Week Day EMT Course Dates: 5/8/2018 - 7/21/2018 Tuesday, Thursday's 9 am - 1 pm and everyFriday 9 am - 4 pm Quincy 10 Week Night EMT Course Dates: 5/8/2018 - 7/21/2018 Tuesday, Thursday's 6 - 10 pm and every Saturday 9 am - 4 pm
EMS Academy's EMT Courses offer comprehensive classroom training, the opportunity to do a shift in an emergency department to see EMT's interact with hospital staff, the opportunity to do a shift on an ambulance to see EMT's working in the field, and our most popular field extrication day at Weymouth Fire Department, utilizing the equipment and skills you have learned in the classroom and applying them in the field. This gives you a much more realistic educational experience with hands on field experience. Students also complete an American Heart Association CPR for the Healthcare Provider Course which is also included in your tuition.
The Course includes:
Course fee includes: The AAOS Emergency Care of the Sick and Injured 11th Edition, Enhanced Textbook with Navigate 2 System including practice questions at the end of each chapter, an eBook, and Audio Book Power Point Lecture Presentations plus your instructor adds in many additional resources to help you excel and succeed in becoming a Certified EMT! We also include the 2015 American Heart Association CPR for the Healthcare Provider Course with course completion card, Clinical, Field, and Extrication Class Components, Navigate System with downloadable course materials including the Power Point Lecture Presentations, practice quizzes, practice exams, street scenes, and study guides.
The Course Does Not Include:
State and National Certification Exams and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Certification fee. The National Written (Cognitive) Exam fee is $80 payable to Pearson Vue. The State Practical (Psychomotor) Exam fee is $150 payable to EMS Academy. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts certification fee is $150 payable to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
State of MA Course Information:
EMT-Basics provide basic emergency medical care and transportation for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system. EMTs possess the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care and transportation, and they function as part of a comprehensive EMS response under medical oversight. EMT-Basics perform interventions with the basic equipment typically found on an ambulance. The initial training course for EMT-Basics consists of Didactic (classroom) learning that follows the National EMS Education Standards published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). In order to be eligible to be certified as an EMT-Basic, a person must: Be at least 18 years of age; Abstain from the abuse of drugs which impairs professional judgment and/or practice; Be free of any physical or mental impairment or disease which could reasonably be expected to impair the ability to be an EMT, or which could reasonably be expected to jeopardize the health and safety of the patient;Meet the training requirements applicable to the level of certification. Obtain National Registry of EMTs (NREMT) certification by successfully completing a Massachusetts psychomotor (practical) examination and NREMT cognitive (computer-based) examination.Once an individual obtains NREMT certification, they must apply for Massachusetts certification in order to work as an EMT-Basic in the Commonwealth.