This 132-hour class prepares the EMT 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 EMTs, anatomy and physiology, medical emergencies, trauma, special considerations for working in the pre-hospital setting, and providing patient transportation. Students who successfully complete this class will be eligible to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians certification examination.
Special Notice: This class is conducted face-to-face in Calmar, and via Zoom video conferencing at the NICC Centers in Waukon, Cresco, Manchester, and Oelwein.
Important Notice: The First night of class is Orientation Night and is mandatory to attend by all. Orientation will be held in Calmar at the Wilder Business Center in Rm 102 from 6:00 – 10:00 pm.