Is prior medical training required to attend an EMT course?
No. The EMT course starts from square one, including CPR. All you need is a willingness to learn.
What medical gear/equipment is needed for the course?
While you will need some medical equipment throughout the course, it will all be provided.
Will students be licensed as EMTs in Montana at the end of the course?
After the course, students will need to complete a written exam (computer-based adaptive test) through the NREMT and apply for licensure with the state of Montana. Licensure typically takes about two weeks. For licensure in other states, check their requirements. The NREMT Skills Exam is the last night of the class, and is included in the cost of the course. You will have NREMT certification upon completion of the course and the computerized exam.
What textbook is required for the course?
We will be using AAOS's "Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured, 11th Edition." You can find this textbook online for purchase or for rent. ISBN: 978-1-284-10690-9 It is imperative that you get the 11th edition. There are several changes between the 10th and 11th editions. When you register for an EMT course, you will receive an e-mail with a discount code for purchasing the textbook.
When is full payment due for the course?
After the $300 deposit, the remaining $499 is due on the first night of class. However, if you are not able to make this payment, please contact me IN ADVANCE and we can work out a payment plan for you.
Where does the class take place?
The class meets at 2409 Dearborn Ave, Suite K, in Missoula, MT. It is off of Reserve St, between Shopko and Conoco, behind Taco John's.