EMT: Original and Refresher

Christian Knutsen, MD
Christian Knutsen, MD
Course Medical Director
EMS & Paramedic Training
Contact: Douglas Sandbrook, MA, EMT-P, Paramedic Program Director/EMS Liaison
Phone: 315 464-4851

Original $720.00 | Refresher $335.00

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Registration Open for EMT Original
Course Start Date:
Monday, August 17th, 2015
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Registration Open for EMT Refresher
Course Start Date:
Tuesday, August 25th, 2015
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The EMT 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 course consists of 135 classroom hours and 15 patient contacts with a transporting ambulance service