9010 Emergency Medical Technician Program
The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-Basic) program offered at Monty Tech has been uniquely designed to provide students with the fundamental skills and knowledge necessary for successful completion of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts state certification exams. This EMT basic training program is approved by the Office of Emergency Medical Services and we are an approved training institution with OEMS.
Our program is taught using the current U.S. Department of Transportation Emergency Medical Technician Basic curriculum and our students receive over 180 hours of instruction. This exceeds the minimum standard required by OEMS. The lead instructor and program coordinator is an approved EMT Instructor/Coordinator with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Office of Emergency Medical Services. The teaching staff is a handpicked group of professionals with a wide range of patient care and teaching experience. These professionals range from EMT’s, RN’s, prehospital registered nurses, and physicians.
Our primary goal is to prepare students to provide safe, quality entry level EMT practice for those wishing to pursue a career in the public safety field. Emergency Medical Technicians are utilized by many agencies such as police and fire departments, ambulance / rescue squads, and private ambulance services. This Emergency Medical Technician course is an in-depth course in basic life support, which, upon completion, the student will be proficient in, but not limited to the following:
- Discuss policies, rules and regulations related to emergency medical services.
- Identify medical and legal issues involved in emergency medical services.
- Identify terminology used in the medical field.
- Discuss safety measures to maintain the well being of the EMT.
- Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills with emergency medicine team.
- Assess vital signs and patient history.
- Demonstrate initial, focused, and ongoing assessment of patients.
- Relate knowledge of basic anatomy and physiology to EMT-Basic practice.
- Recognize common methods of injury (MOI).
- Demonstrate EMT-Basic skills in managing head, facial, spinal, chest, abdominal and extremity trauma.
- Discuss management of environmental emergencies.
- Demonstrate effective skills in triage and incident command.
- Demonstrate EMT-Basic skills in pediatric, geriatric and gynecologic emergencies.
- Utilize critical thinking in managing patient scenarios.
No prior medical experience or training is required of the course applicant. 100% attendance is required to successfully complete the program and the applicant, in order to be eligible for the state EMT certification examination must:
- Be able to read, understand and communicate in English;
- Be 18 years of age;
- Be free from addiction to alcohol or any drug;
- Be able to lift and carry 125 pounds; and
- Be free from any physical or mental defect or disease, which might impair his/her ability to provide emergency care within the scope of the EMTs training and responsibilities, or which might jeopardize the health of another member of the class.
Students need to supply: Blood Pressure Cuff, Stethoscope and CPR Pocket Mask.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be eligible to take the state certification exam. The practical exam and application fee is $150 and is paid to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and will be administered here at Monty Tech. The written exam is $40 and is taken at a state approved private testing company and the instructor will assist students with information on the registration process. Tuition includes textbooks, AHA BLS CPR, IRTB, and PHTLS trauma first response certifications and on-site exam fee. All students are subject to a CORI check. Class Limit: 24
A $100 non-refundable deposit is required at the time of registration, balance
due no later than September 5th.
2 Semesters/180 hours • Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday beginning September 9, 2013
(Saturday Classes Are Also Scheduled)
Course Orientation is scheduled for
Thursday, September 5, 2013 • 6:30-9:30
A complete schedule will be available at that time.
Scheduled to teach: Jason Lizotte