EMT Basic: Original and Refresher

Contact: Douglas Sandbrook, MA, EMT-P, Paramedic Program Director/EMS Liaison
Phone: 315 464-4851
Course Medical Director: Christian Knutsen, MD, Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine
Course Curriculum: TBA

Please consult the following agencies regarding alternate EMT course offerings:

Onondaga County EMS Bureau:

Central New York EMS:

Original $720.00 | Refresher $335.00

The EMT Basic original and refresher courses provide training in basic care to ill and injured victims at the scene of an emergency and throughout transport to a medical facility.

Emphasis is placed on:

  • Airway management
  • Patient assessment
  • CPR and automated defibrillation
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Head, chest and abdominal injuries
  • Environmental and medical emergencies
  • Radio communications
  • Triage
  • Emergency childbirth
  • Pediatric emergencies
  • Use of equipment in the delivery of basic emergency care

The EMT-Basic course consists of 135 classroom hours and a 12 hour clinical requirement in a local hospital or ambulance service.