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Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: January 3, 2023
End Date: April 30, 2023
Class Days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday,
Time:  Tuesdays & Wednesdays: 6pm-9pm; Some Saturdays: 9am-4pm - January 14, January 28, February 11, February 25, March 18

The Emergency Medical Technician course prepares the student to provide pre-hospital assessment and care for patients of all ages with a variety of medical conditions and traumatic injuries. Areas of study include an introduction to emergency medical services systems, roles and responsibilities of EMT’s, anatomy and physiology, medical emergencies, trauma, special considerations for working in the pre-hospital setting, and providing patient transportation. The course is meant for both those students that are new to Emergency Medical Services (EMS) systems and those that have obtained EMR licensure. EMT is the primary licensure for any transporting EMS service.

Tuition support may be available through VSAC or DOL grants and scholarships.

For questions or more information about this course contact Sandra Mings Lamar at (802) 748-7738 or sminglamar@stjacademy.org.

Alissa M. Fontaine, NRP, I/C, AS, BS, MS Candidate, is the Emergency Preparedness Coordinator for Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital in St. Johnsbury, Vermont. An active EMS provider for 10 years, she is a Nationally Registered, Vermont Licensed Paramedic and EMS Educator, and was named Vermont’s EMS Educator of the Year in 2020. She holds additional instructor ratings for Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals, Prehospital Trauma Life Support, Advanced Medical Life Support, and as an American Heart Association BLS Instructor.

Career Field: Health Sciences
Tuition: $1350
Total Class Hours: 140
Certifications Offered: EMT from NREMT