EMT Online/Hybrid Course

  • 2020 Spring Hybrid EMT

    January 13, 2020
    May 3, 2020

    IUP/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.

    To register, visit IUP Marketplace.

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    Hybrid EMT Training Program

    The IUP Division of Emergency Services Training announces the spring 2020 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.

    Location

    IUP/CAS 2712 West Pike Road
    Indiana, PA 15701

    Dates

    January 13 through May 3, 2020

    First Session

    January 13, 2020, 6:00–9:00 p.m.

    Mandatory

    Lab Sessions

    9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

    • Saturday/Sunday, February 8–9, 2020
    • Saturday/Sunday, March 21–22, 2020
    • Saturday/Sunday, May 2–3, 2020

    All sessions mandatory

    Cost

    $550 (EMT Cognitive Prep Course* plus additional fees as required for clinical contacts. (prices subject to change)

    Students are Responsible for: 

    • EMT e-textbook: Caroline Navigate 2 Flip Classroom Digital Supplement
      ISBN: 9781284159295
    • Clinical-Field-Capstone Requirements
    • Castle Branch Account ($89)
    • Physical examination(s)
    • Required blood work (site dependent)
    • Drug screen(s) (site dependent)
    • Clearances: Criminal reporting (Act 34). FBI fingerprinting (Act 114), Child abuse (Act 33)
    • Parking at clinical/field sites
    • Fuel for your personnel vehicle to and from class
    • Fuel for your personnel vehicle to and from clinical/field sites
    • National Registry CBE ($80 per attempt)
    • Liability insurance ($38)

    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.  

    College Credit for IUP Students

    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.

    Technical and Course Requirements

    Students will need regular access to a reliable computer with:

    • Current operating system
    • Robust high-speed internet connection
    • Current Flash player
    • Active email account

    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:

    • Up-to-date immunizations: measles/Hep B/-TB (cost varies)
    • PSP criminal clearance ($10)
    • Malpractice insurance at student rates ($38)
    • Cost or fees to meet these requirements are not included in the course fee. More information will be provided at first session.

    Students must also complete these co-requisite courses to be eligible for certification:

    • IS 100.b (available free online)
    • IS 700.a (available free online)
    • Hazardous Materials Awareness course

    Criminal History

    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.

    Registration

    Preregistration is required. Anyone interested in attending should complete the registration form and make the $225 nonrefundable deposit by January 3, 2020.

    • Deposit and payment must be made on Marketplace
    • Choose: Emergency Medical Training
    • Next, choose which class you plan on attending (Traditional, Hybrid, etc.)
    • Add to cart
    • Check out
    • The form used for payment will also be your application
    • Enrollment is limited and will be accepted until the class is filled. (Students will be added to a waiting list and additional sessions may be added.) IUP reserves the right to cancel any program due to insufficient enrollment, at which time deposit/registration fees would be refunded. Late registration will be accepted if space is available. The remaining balance of $325 is due January 12, 2020.

    IUP Emergency Services Training

    2712 West Pike Road
    Indiana, PA 15701
    Phone: 724-357-4051