This class is completed entirely at Home
This 8-week initial EMT program is a fast paced, at home online course that requires a computer with internet speeds capable of live video streaming lasting between 2 and 4 hours. Skills for this class are taught remotely using an online conferencing provider. Orientation invitation is sent after registration is received.
Course Details Summary
Here is how EMT at Home Works
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- Once you register, you will receive an email inviting you to our online orientation. Orientations are on Mondays at 6pm or Thursdays at 9am — Our online orientation requires the ability to live stream with our moderator, either by webcam with microphone, or call in by phone with video access.
- Once you complete the orientation, you have started your class and assignments will be due from that point.
- Students will have daily assignments due each week.
- During registration you will choose the option to have your lab materials shipped, or pick them up in our office in South Windsor, CT. We will arrange for you to have your materials prior to your first skill lab you schedule.
- You will take your final practical exam at our Training Center. You will return the box of supplies with you at that time.
Skill Labs are completed remotely with our staff
A skill lab box will be loaned to the student that will contain all the needed equipment for learning labs remotely, after orientation but before your first skill. Students are required to attend 1 four hour lab per week for a total of not less than 28 hours. Labs times are 7 days a week, with exceptions, at the following times:
730am to 1130am
1230pm to 430pm
530pm to 930pm
Here is what is covered during Orientation:
- Student forms ( should be completed prior to orientation meeting)
- Review grading and student expectations
- Enroll in the online course
- Review syllabus and milestones
- Review course requirements, NIMS, Communications etc.
- Review the functionality of the program
- Students will be taught how to coordinate timing for skill labs.
List of required items:
- A computer for online lectures and assignments
- An internet speed capable of streaming video content.
- Watch – digital type or has a second hand. (any watch that must be “woken up” is not acceptable)
- Small spiral bound notepad
The cost of our class includes:
- Online digital access to Jones and Bartlett AAOS EMT 11th Edition
- Digital Copy of AAOS 11th edition EMT text (paper text can be purchased for an additional fee)
- Access to lectures and online activities and assignments
- American Heart Association BLS CPR certification
- American Heart Association Blood Borne Pathogens certification
- Blood Pressure cuff and stethoscope
- Access to National Testing preparation program
How to become an EMT in CT
- Complete and Pass a State Approved Initial EMT class.
- Complete and Pass the National Registry EMT cognitive exam.
- Complete and Pass the National Registry/State Pscyhomotor exam.
- These National Tests are completed after the EMT class is passed and have separate fees.
** We do not recommend individuals under the age of 18 take this course during the school year.