Emergency Medical Technician – Initial

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Date(s) - September 08
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

This 155-hour course is being conducted at Parsons VFD (Tucker County).  Class starts on Saturday September 8, 2018.  Class dates are: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday each week. Class meets from 6:00 pm–10:00 pm weekdays and 9:00 am – 4:00 pm on weekends. The course instructors are Lynda Gray and Tom Klus. Class will be held at the Parsons VFD.

At the conclusion of the course, students must successfully pass the practical skills evaluations and may schedule to test the West Virginia State EMT initial certification exam and/or the NREMT (National Registry of EMT’s) examination (computer based, scheduled by student).

This course includes a clinical rotation that will be scheduled by the student outside of classroom hours and must be successfully completed before testing can occur.

Pre- registration is required. Class is limited to 25 students. REGISTER for this course by contacting WV Public Service Training at 304-326-7581, email to jmfreema@k12.wv.us or completing the registration on this page.

TUITION & ASSOCIATED COSTS – tuition and lab fee will be $300. Fees may be paid with cash, money order, or checks made payable to “Mountain State Educational Service Agency.”  Other costs associated with this course include a $75 fee to WVDHHR/WVOEMS to cover certification/testing fee and $45 to cover state and national background check. National Registry of EMT’s testing fee is $80 (payable to NREMT).  The textbook can be purchased from the instructor or on your own; AAOS Emergency Care & Transportation of the Sick and Injured, 11th ed. is currently $110 (ISBN is 9781284080179).  Be advised that all fees and costs are subject to change.

American Heart Association’s Healthcare Provider is taught as a required portion of the EMT-Basic course. For that reason we must publish the following.

D I S C L A I M E R — The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in BLS, ACLS, and PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course material, do not represent income to the Association.


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