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Program Overview

Emergency Medical Technician

 

The content includes patient assessment, airway management, cardiac arrest, external and internal bleeding and shock, traumatic injuries, fractures, dislocations, sprains, poisoning, heart attack, stroke, the unconscious state, emergency childbirth, burns, environmental hazards, communications, reporting, and extrication and transportation of patient. The student must be proficient in patient assessment and evaluation, sphygmomanometer and stethoscope, splints of all types, extrication tools, dressings and bandages, stretchers and patient carrying devices. This program prepares students for employment as emergency medical technicians to function at the basic pre-hospital emergency medical technician level and treat various medical/trauma conditions using appropriate equipment and materials.
⦁ This program prepares students for certification as EMT’s in accordance with Chapter 64J of the Florida Administrative Code.

ADMISSIONS POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

⦁ Minimum requirements and steps to attend the EMT Program.
⦁ Be at least 18 years of age.
⦁ Have a standard high school diploma or GED® – Must be from an acceptable accredited agency.
⦁ Have a valid Florida driver’s license.
⦁ Not have been convicted of any felony or of a misdemeanor involving perjury or false statement. A background check will be required. There are additional charges that may disqualify you from being able to sit for the state certification test. Please review the following for your information: http://www.floridahealth.gov/licensing-and-regulation/emt-paramedics/licensing/index.html
⦁ Be a legal United States resident.
⦁ Highly recommended to be Tobacco Free for a minimum of 12 months prior to attending class.
⦁ Not have a dishonorable discharge from any of the armed forces in the United States.
⦁ Be drug free a minimum of 3-5 years prior, depending on substance used, Certified Drug Test required.
⦁ Complete an American Heart Association CPR – BLS for the Healthcare Provider Course, submit a copy of card with application.
⦁ Adhere to “Specific Requirements for Immunity” (separate form); immunizations records must be up to date for employment.
Employment Opportunities
⦁ Firefighters
⦁ Police or Military service Members
⦁ Hospital Emergency Room Technicians
⦁ Paramedics
⦁ Dispatchers Managers of Emergency Response

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Estimated Program Course & Fee Sheet:
Application Fee: $40
AAAE Fee $30
Lab Fee: $50
Tuition: $1,700
Total Cost of Program $1,820
Post Admission Expenses to be Purchased by the Student
Digital Background Check & Certified Drug Test = $95.00
Certificate: After successful completion of the training course modules and final exam students are eligible to register for and sit for the Florida EMT Certification Examination

******Florida EMT Certification Examination TESTING FEE IS NOT INCLUDED IN TUITION************************************

Optional Text Books *NOT REQUIRED
Payment Policy:
Payment is due at the time of registration to secure your seat.  Registration and Payment must be received by 5:00 pm EST the day prior to the training date registered or $10 late fee will be applied. Instructor approval is required for all late registrations after 5:00pm EST the day prior to training date.
*Students pay a $40 non-refundable application fee per program enrollment.
**Some students may be required to pay a $30 Applied Academics for Adult Education fee.
*** Tuition based on Florida Residency. Tuition fees are subject to change to comply with state guidelines.
Important: This is a disclosure statement of costs. All prices are approximate and subject to change. This statement is to be used for informational purposes only. Actual costs, fees and expenses are to be verified by the Registration Office.

Overview of the EMT Health Requirements & Information

▪ Physical – done by your healthcare provider
▪ TB Test - within 12 months of the end date of class
• If you have had a positive TB test result in the past, you must show documentation & Negative chest X-ray
• You will need to provide documentation that this test was completed
• History of MMR X2 Vaccinations or Rubella Titer
• You will need to provide documentation that a blood test was done to prove immunity or have a history of (2) MMR vaccinations-usually found on an old vaccination record
• History of MMR X2 Vaccinations or Rubeola Titer
• You will need to provide documentation that a blood test was done to prove immunity or have a history of (2) MMR vaccinations-usually found on an old vaccination record
• History of Varicella Vaccine X2 or Varicella Titer, or had chicken pox as a child
• You will need to provide documentation that a blood test was done to prove immunity or have a history of (2) Varicella vaccinations or that you had chicken pox as a child-usually found on an old vaccination record
• History of Hepatitis B Vaccine X3 or Hepatitis B Titer
• You will need to provide documentation that a blood test was done to prove immunity or have a history of (3) Hepatitis vaccinations-usually found on an old vaccination record
• Influenza Vaccination – within 12 months of the end date of class
• You will need to provide documentation that a Flu vaccination was completed – needs to include the LOT #
• Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support Card or Certificate
• You will need to provide documentation that the class was completed
• It must be American Heart Association-no other provider will be accepted

Phone 24/7

(813) 703 - 2091
(941) 681 - 8018

Office Hours

Mon-Fri: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sat: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

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