August 19, 2019–December 3, 2019IUP/CAS 2712 West Pike Road, Indiana, PA 15701
This program is primarily designed for future EMS personnel, but is appropriate for anyone who may respond to emergencies, including fire/rescue personnel, nurses, coaches or athletic trainers, safety professionals, etc. Students will complete required course lessons online and attend skill labs on scheduled days.
The IUP Division of Emergency Services Training announces the summer 2019 Online/Hybrid Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course. This program is primarily designed for future emergency medical service personnel, but is appropriate for anyone who may respond to emergencies, including fire/rescue personnel, nurses, coaches or athletic trainers, and safety professionals. Participants who successfully complete this program are eligible to take National Registry of EMT certification exams for both Pennsylvania certification
and national certification as an EMT.
IUP/CAS 2712 West Pike RoadIndiana, PA 15701
August 19 through December 3, 2019
Monday, August 19, 2019, 6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Saturday/Sunday 9/14-15/2019 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Saturday/Sunday 10/19-20/2019 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Saturday/Sunday 11/23-24/2019 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
All sessions mandatory
$775 (online e-book, online access code for EMT Premiere Package 11th Edition and initial National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) exam fee* plus additional fees as required for clinical contacts (malpractice insurance through HPSO/immunizations/criminal clearances, HIPPA training through
Castle Branch as well as a Castlebranch Record Keeping Account).
This hybrid EMT course is designed for students who are self-motivated, academically disciplined, and technologically proficient with standard computer applications. Students will complete required course lessons online and attend skill labs on scheduled
days. Students must be 18 years of age to enroll.
IUP students who successfully complete the EMT course at IUP are eligible for up to four transfer credits through the Department of Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Science. More information can be obtained at
EMT Credit Transfer Agreement.
Students will need regular access to a reliable computer with:
Students need to be able to create user accounts, navigate a web-based learning platform, send and receive emails, attach files, and open attachments using common computer applications. Students without solid academic or computer skills should consider
a traditional classroom format instead.
In addition to online and lab sessions, students must complete 10 patient contacts at an approved field site. This will require:
Students must also complete these co-requisite courses to be eligible for certification:
Students must complete a criminal history form for the Pennsylvania Department of Health upon enrollment in the course. Students with a criminal history may not be eligible for EMT certification or field/clinical experiences. For more information,
please see the
NREMT policy or the
PA Department of Health EMS regulations.
Preregistration is required. Anyone interested in attending should complete the registration form and make the $225 nonrefundable deposit by August 9, 2019.
2712 West Pike Road
Indiana, PA 15701