The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification program is designed to train an individual to function independently in a medical emergency. This course provides the basic knowledge and skills needed to deliver Basic Life Support (BLS) care and is required to progress to more advanced levels of prehospital patient care. This program will be a hybrid course of in-classroom and on-line learning.
DATE: January 9, 2021 – May 8, 2021 (Tuesday & Thursday evenings and most Saturdays)
TIMES: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm on Tues & Thurs; 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Saturdays
LOCATION: 8122 Kings Highway, King George, VA 22485; Company 1, Training Room A
Prerequisites: See Page 3 for detailed pre-requisites.
CPR Certification: A CPR for the BLS Provider class will be held on December 12th (online lecture) & 19th (skills portion) 2020 if you do not currently possess this certification. Follow this link to review state CPR certification requirements: http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/emergency-medical-services/educationcertification/student-resources/cpr-requirements/. Please follow the Eventbrite link below to register for the CPR class. The cost will be $35.00 for the CPR class if you are not a King George Fire Dept. member. See Page 2 for payment information. REGISTRATION: You must pre-register for this EMT class by following the Eventbrite link below. Preregistration MUST be completed by December 16, 2020.
COST: $700.00, which includes: an approved State and National EMT course, your textbook, course uniform shirts and the initial National Registry and State testing fees. Payment in full MUST be received by 4:00 pm on Wednesday December 16, 2020. See the following instructions on Page 2 for more details. ***Through the new scholarship program that the Virginia Office of EMS has created, you are encouraged to apply for a scholarship within 30 calendar days after the first day of class to assist you with the cost of this class. Please follow the link below to learn more about this funding opportunity.***
CPR Eventbrite Link to Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/127199869233
EMT Course Eventbrite Link to Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/127159420249