Admission Policies

Minimum Levels of Education
  • No previous medical experience is necessary.

  • Applicant must be at least 18 years of age

  • Applicant must have completed a high school education with diploma or GED equivalent. Applicants must posses a high school level mastery of the English language in reading and writing. (No other language services will be offered at this time)

  • For EMT Academy students only: Prior to course admission, student must have a valid Basic Life Support Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation certificate consistent with American Heart Association or Red Cross.

Immunization Requirements for EMT Program

Students enrolled in the EMT Program must provide immunization records for the following:

  • TB (tuberculosis) - Valid within last 3 months 

    • OR clear chest x-ray w/in 6 months if tested positive

    • OR Quantiferon within 3 months

  • MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella)

  • Tetanus (within 10 years)

  • Varicella (Chicken Pox) – Hx does not suffice!

  • Hepatitis B

  • Influenza Immunization (Fall, Winter & Spring ONLY)

    • OR Declination (will have to wear a mask during rotation/ridealongs)

Basic Life Support Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

(BLS) Basic Life Support CPR: This class will focus on the management of patients who exhibit signs of Cardiac and Stroke symptoms. This course will prepare the professional responder to recognize, appropriately treat symptoms of a heart attack, stroke or foreign body airway obstruction and take action. Upon successful completion of the skills based and written test an American Heart Association* CPR Card will be issued. This course covers adult, infant and child CPR.

*The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.

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