The Academy - Emergency Medical Technician Training


Emergency Medical Technician Course

This course will provide the necessary knowledge and skills for an individual to function effectively as an Emergency Medical Technician - Basic in a pre-hospital care environment.  It is custom designed especially to prepare first-arriving firefighting personnel, but is also applicable to transport (ambulance) personnel.  The course significantly exceeds national Department of Transportation standards for EMT-B instruction, and meets all State of California EMT-B instruction requirements.  Topics covered include safety, anatomy, patient assessment, medical emergencies and traumatic emergencies among many others.

Requirements: All students must provide evidence of the following immunizations on or before the first day of class:

  • Tuberculosis (TB) -- Less than six months prior to the first day of class.
  • Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR)
  • Begin immunization:  Hepatitis B series (three (3) vaccinations that take up to six months to complete).

Course Includes:  Supplied EMS Fanny Pack, text book and student work books.