The IUP Division of Emergency Services Training announces an Online/Hybrid Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course to be held at IUP Pittsburgh East. 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, and others. 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 , 400 Penn Center Boulevard, Building 4, Suite 900, Pittsburgh, PA, 15235
Feb. 26 through June 3, 2018
Monday, February 26, 2018, 6:00–9:00 p.m. (mandatory)
Saturday/Sunday, 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
March 24 and 25; April 21 and 22; June 2 and 3 (all sessions mandatory)
$775 (includes text, online access code for EMT Premiere Package 11th Edition, and initial NREMT exam fee)* plus additional fees as required for clinical contacts (malpractice insurance/immunizations/criminal clearances).
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 is available in the 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 e-mails, attach files, and open attachments using common computer applications. Students without good 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 (PA DOH) upon enrollment in the course. Students with a positive criminal history may not be eligible for EMT certification or field/clinical experiences. For more
information, please see the NREMT policy or the PA DOH EMS regulations.
Preregistration is required. Anyone interested in attending should complete the enrollment form (link below) and return it with a $225 nonrefundable deposit by February 13, 2018. Please make check or money order payable to “IUP Research Institute.”
Enrollment is limited and will be accepted until the class is filled. 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 $550 is due at the first class session.
Application for EMT — enrollment form
2712 West Pike Road Indiana, PA 15701 Phone: 724-357-4051