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EMT Course Information

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

St. Mary Medical Center EMS Training Academy offers a traditional, five-month, evening EMT course for the public each fall and spring.

EMT students receive education and training in basic first aid; general anatomy and physiology; medical patient assessment and care; trauma patient assessment and care; pediatrics; geriatrics; hazardous materials; response to terrorism and weapons of mass destruction; Indiana driving laws for emergency response; application of dressings and bandages; application of various splints; administration of oxygen; administration of basic life support medications; cardiopulmonary resuscitation and more.

Successful completion of the EMT course qualifies the EMT candidate to take the Indiana Department of Homeland Security EMT practical and written exams for EMT certification. St. Mary Medical Center hosts the practical exam for students who complete their coursework.

Prerequisites due for registration include the following:

  • Health Screening by MD, DO, PA or NP
  • Negative 5-panel urine drug screen
  • Negative TB (tuberculin) screen
  • Copy of childhood immunization record (MMR, DpT)
  • Copy of driver's license
  • Copy of high school diploma or GED
  • Non-refundable course deposit of $500
  • Criminal background check
  • Class size is limited to the first 25 applicants.  

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