Upcoming EMS Courses
(subject to change)
This course is currently full. Any applications will be put on a waiting list
Emergency Medical Technician
This course will prepare an individual to take the National Registry of EMT's cognitive and psychomotor exams. The primary focus of the Emergency Medical Technician is to provide basic emergency medical care and transportation for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system. This individual possesses the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care and transportation. Emergency Medical Technicians function as part of a comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight. Emergency Medical Technicians perform interventions with the basic equipment typically found on an ambulance. The Emergency Medical Technician is a link from the scene to the emergency health care system.
Start Date: February 3, 2020
End Date: July 23, 2020
Class will meet on Monday and Thursday evenings from 6pm to 10pm, with the addition of Saturday daytime hours on February 22nd, April 25th, May 23rd, June 27th.
Course fee: $300.00 (Standard discount will apply to members of Harrison County Fire Departments). This fee does not include the textbook bundle. The student must order the textbook bundle by clicking HERE.
Internet Accessibility: Portions of the course will be delivered online. The student will need access to broad band internet throughout the course.
1. Prior to patient contact, the student must provide a Limited Criminal History background check from the Indiana State Police (ISP). Click here to go to the ISP website.
2. Prior to patient contact, the student must show proof of immunity of the following diseases from a health care provider:
a. Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)
b. Tuberculosis skin test (must have been performed within the past 12 months and must stay current throughout the EMT class.
c. Hepatitis B (must at least start the series)
d. Varicella (Chickenpox) - Harrison County Hospital does not accept proof of disease as immunity.
e. Tetanus, diptheria, acellular pertussis (TDaP)
The course is limited to 20 students. Preference will be given to members of Harrison County Fire Departments. Students will be notified on January 6, 2020 of whether or not they have been accepted into the course. Determination will be made based on the date of application to the course.
Information in this posting is subject to change without notice.