Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Initial

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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Initial

Course Code: EMS-EMT

This course is designed for those with little to no medical background wanting to become an emergency medical technician (EMT). This is a hybrid course consisting of online and on-site requirements. Class will meet Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday, depending on which class you register for. Class will also be held one Saturday a month and one Sunday total.

What materials are required for this class?

  • High school diploma or GED copy
  • 1.5” black 3 ring binder
  • Stethoscope
  • Black or Navy EMS pants
  • Student Clinical Shirt
  • Steel toe boots
  • Textbook

Textbook: Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured, 12th Edition. ISBN: 9781284204308. Textbook not available at the bookstore on campus. Must have the first night of class.

Fees cover: tuition, insurance, lab fee, clinical shirt, and EMS testing

Available Classes

Course Register Dates Price
This course must follow the guidelines established by the NC Office of EMS. The Office of EMS must approve courses that include portions delivered via distance education. The curriculum for the EMT educational program shall be the 2009, or most current release of the United States Department of Transportation (US DOT) National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) National Education Standards. The EMT program must be conducted by an approved Basic or Advanced Educational Institution as defined in the rules of the North Carolina Medical Care Commission. The lead instructor for the EMT educational program must be a NC credentialed Level I EMS Instructor at the EMT, AEMT or Paramedic level as defined in the rules of the North Carolina Medical Care Commission. Student/Course prerequisites: A) 17 years of age on or before the official end date of the course; B) High school diploma or high school equivalent; or successful completion of an entrance exam assessing basic reading comprehension skills at a minimum of the eleventh grade level.
Meeting time and location:

06/06/22 - 08/10/22
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur 1p - 7p
Perdue Hall, Room 00143
Main Campus
800 College Ct, New Bern NC 28562

This course must follow the guidelines established by the NC Office of EMS. The Office of EMS must approve courses that include portions delivered via distance education. The curriculum for the EMT educational program shall be the 2009, or most current release of the United States Department of Transportation (US DOT) National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) National Education Standards. The EMT program must be conducted by an approved Basic or Advanced Educational Institution as defined in the rules of the North Carolina Medical Care Commission. The lead instructor for the EMT educational program must be a NC credentialed Level I EMS Instructor at the EMT, AEMT or Paramedic level as defined in the rules of the North Carolina Medical Care Commission. Student/Course prerequisites: A) 17 years of age on or before the official end date of the course; B) High school diploma or high school equivalent; or successful completion of an entrance exam assessing basic reading comprehension skills at a minimum of the eleventh grade level.
Meeting times and locations:

05/02/22 - 08/13/22
Mon, Wed 6p - 10p
Perdue Hall, Room 00139
Main Campus
800 College Ct, New Bern NC 28562

05/02/22 - 08/13/22
Sat, Sun 8a - 5p
Perdue Hall, Room 00139
Main Campus
800 College Ct, New Bern NC 28562

This course must follow the guidelines established by the NC Office of EMS. The Office of EMS must approve courses that include portions delivered via distance education. The curriculum for the EMT educational program shall be the 2009, or most current release of the United States Department of Transportation (US DOT) National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) National Education Standards. The EMT program must be conducted by an approved Basic or Advanced Educational Institution as defined in the rules of the North Carolina Medical Care Commission. The lead instructor for the EMT educational program must be a NC credentialed Level I EMS Instructor at the EMT, AEMT or Paramedic level as defined in the rules of the North Carolina Medical Care Commission. Student/Course prerequisites: A) 17 years of age on or before the official end date of the course; B) High school diploma or high school equivalent; or successful completion of an entrance exam assessing basic reading comprehension skills at a minimum of the eleventh grade level.
Meeting times and locations:

05/03/22 - 08/13/22
Tue, Thur 6p - 10p
Perdue Hall, Room 00139
Main Campus
800 College Ct, New Bern NC 28562

05/03/22 - 08/13/22
Sat, Sun 8a - 5p
Perdue Hall, Room 00140
Main Campus
800 College Ct, New Bern NC 28562

This course must follow the guidelines established by the NC Office of EMS. The Office of EMS must approve courses that include portions delivered via distance education. The curriculum for the EMT educational program shall be the 2009, or most current release of the United States Department of Transportation (US DOT) National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) National Education Standards. The EMT program must be conducted by an approved Basic or Advanced Educational Institution as defined in the rules of the North Carolina Medical Care Commission. The lead instructor for the EMT educational program must be a NC credentialed Level I EMS Instructor at the EMT, AEMT or Paramedic level as defined in the rules of the North Carolina Medical Care Commission. Student/Course prerequisites: A) 17 years of age on or before the official end date of the course; B) High school diploma or high school equivalent; or successful completion of an entrance exam assessing basic reading comprehension skills at a minimum of the eleventh grade level.
Meeting time and location:

09/06/22 - 11/09/22
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur 1p - 7p
Perdue Hall, Room 00143
Main Campus
800 College Ct, New Bern NC 28562

This course must follow the guidelines established by the NC Office of EMS. The Office of EMS must approve courses that include portions delivered via distance education. The curriculum for the EMT educational program shall be the 2009, or most current release of the United States Department of Transportation (US DOT) National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) National Education Standards. The EMT program must be conducted by an approved Basic or Advanced Educational Institution as defined in the rules of the North Carolina Medical Care Commission. The lead instructor for the EMT educational program must be a NC credentialed Level I EMS Instructor at the EMT, AEMT or Paramedic level as defined in the rules of the North Carolina Medical Care Commission. Student/Course prerequisites: A) 17 years of age on or before the official end date of the course; B) High school diploma or high school equivalent; or successful completion of an entrance exam assessing basic reading comprehension skills at a minimum of the eleventh grade level.
Meeting times and locations:

09/12/22 - 12/17/22
Mon, Wed 6p - 10p
Perdue Hall, Room 00139
Main Campus
800 College Ct, New Bern NC 28562

09/12/22 - 12/17/22
Sat, Sun 8a - 5p
Perdue Hall, Room 00139
Main Campus
800 College Ct, New Bern NC 28562

This course must follow the guidelines established by the NC Office of EMS. The Office of EMS must approve courses that include portions delivered via distance education. The curriculum for the EMT educational program shall be the 2009, or most current release of the United States Department of Transportation (US DOT) National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) National Education Standards. The EMT program must be conducted by an approved Basic or Advanced Educational Institution as defined in the rules of the North Carolina Medical Care Commission. The lead instructor for the EMT educational program must be a NC credentialed Level I EMS Instructor at the EMT, AEMT or Paramedic level as defined in the rules of the North Carolina Medical Care Commission. Student/Course prerequisites: A) 17 years of age on or before the official end date of the course; B) High school diploma or high school equivalent; or successful completion of an entrance exam assessing basic reading comprehension skills at a minimum of the eleventh grade level.
Meeting times and locations:

09/13/22 - 12/17/22
Mon, Wed 6p - 10p
Perdue Hall, Room 00139
Main Campus
800 College Ct, New Bern NC 28562

09/13/22 - 12/17/22
Sat, Sun 8a - 5p
Perdue Hall, Room 00140
Main Campus
800 College Ct, New Bern NC 28562

Contact Information

Workforce Development
Brock Administration Building
New Bern Campus
252-638-7248

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