Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Training
Schedule: January 11- April 23, 2022
Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:00 – 9:00PM and some Saturdays.
The Emergency Medical Technician course prepares the student to provide pre-hospital assessment and care for patients of all ages with a variety of medical conditions and traumatic injuries. Areas of study include an introduction to emergency medical services systems, roles and responsibilities of EMT’s, anatomy and physiology, medical emergencies, trauma, special considerations for working in the pre-hospital setting, and providing patient transportation. The course is meant for both those students that are new to Emergency Medical Services (EMS) systems and those that have obtained EMR licensure. EMT is the primary licensure for any transporting EMS service.
The training is facilitated by Alissa M. Fontaine, NRP, I/C, AS, BS, MS Candidate, Alissa is the Emergency Preparedness Coordinator for Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital in St. Johnsbury, Vermont. An active EMS provider for 10 years, she is a Nationally Registered, Vermont Licensed Paramedic and EMS Educator, and was named Vermont’s EMS Educator of the Year in 2020. She holds additional instructor ratings for Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals, Prehospital Trauma Life Support, Advanced Medical Life Support, and is an American Heart Association BLS Instructor.
Tuition support may be available through VSAC or DOL grants and scholarships.
For questions or more information about this course contact Sandra Mings Lamar at (802) 748-7738 or firstname.lastname@example.org.