A certified EMT is a person trained in emergency medical care and is capable of
providing pre-hospital care. After completion of class, the student must sit for the
National Registry of EMTs (NREMT) EMT exam.
The basic coursework/curriculum of EMT programs includes:
Basic knowledge about the human body
Medical and legal issues
Properly lifting and moving of the patients
Handling of respiratory, cardiovascular, diabetic or poison emergencies
Shock and bleeding management
Head, neck or spinal injuries
Infants and children
Ambulance operations or transportation management
148 hours, class usually meets two evenings per week from 6pm - 10pm
$750.00 includes all books and materials.
Candidates that complete the EMT-B Course will be eligible for Kentucky Certification
and National Registry Certification.
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