Emergency Medical Technician

DCTS-EMT

Class will begin January 8, 2018
M & W:  6-10, Select Saturdays:  8-4.

Course Description

 This course is designed to prepare students to provide basic emergency medical care to sick and injured patients. Students will learn to provide medical care in a variety of settings including hospitals, fire departments and security agencies. This program allows volunteer Firefighters and Paramedics in Delaware County to participate at a reduced cost (ONLY AVAILABLE TO CURRENT VOLUNTEERS). The course is located at the Delaware County Emergency Services Center providing the most state of the art training environment.

Certifications Offered

  • PA-EMT certification
  • CPR
  • NIMS 100
  • NIMS 200
  • NIMS 700
  • NIMS 800
  • HAZMAT AWARENESS

Participants who successfully complete this program will:

  • Communication in an Emergency & Documentation
  • EMS Scope of Practice for EMS Personnel
  • Lift & Move Patients
  • Ambulance Operation
  • Knowledge of the Human Body
  • Life Support & First Aid to Victims
  • Vital Signs & Health History
  • Ventilation of an Airway

Requirements:

  • Completed Application (online)
  • Be at least 18 yrs. of age
  • High School Transcript or GED diploma
  • College Transcripts (if applicable)

 

ATTENTION VOLUNTEERS! Volunteer Firefighters and Paramedics in Delaware County will be charged a discounted rate of $400.

Volunteer members of a Delaware County  Fire Department or Ambulatory Service:

  • DCTS will accept a letter from an officer on organization letterhead authorizing the department to be billed in lieu of a check or money order.

Location: Delaware County Emergency Training Center – Folcroft
Schedule: Mondays & Wednesdays 6:00pm – 10pm Saturdays 8am-4pm
COST: $1000, plus certification costs
Type: Evening and Weekend; Adults only

Tuition includes the textbook, pocket mask and consumable supplies. The application period is open and registrations are being taken by the Delaware County Technical School Folcroft Campus.

CONTACT:

Delaware County Technical Schools – Folcroft 610-583-7620 ext.3405

 

PAYMENT:

Seating is limited, only upon receipt of payment will a seat be officially reserved.

 

Make Money Orders payable to Delaware County Technical Schools (DCTS)

Payment can be mailed to, or dropped off during business hours (7:30am-3:30pm) to:

Delaware County Technical Schools 701 Henderson Blvd. Folcroft, PA 19032 c/o EMT Training.