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Emergency Medical Technician

Emergency Medical Technician – Basic

This course meets the Washington State Department of Health requirements for EMT certification. Course duration is approx. 3 months. Our program trains EMTs to work in the prehospital emergency medical environment.  For students in other allied health careers, the EMT training provides valuable assessment and treatment skills for emergencies in the prehospital setting.

Entrance/Admission Requirements

Anyone 18 years of age and older can apply for the Emergency Medical Technician Training Program.

Students must possess a High School Diploma, or a General Education Development (GED) Diploma.

Criminal history records when considering individual for admission and continuation. These reviews are carried out because they relate to the essential qualifications of potential and continuing students under the Emergency Medical Technician Program curriculum standards, as well as to the safety and security of patients and public.

Go to http://www.wsp.wa.gov/crime/crimhist.htm to request a Criminal History report. Print your results. The cost is $12.00 (price may vary) payable online (requires a credit card).

Columbia Safety Training Center will provide a criminal history background report for the student at the cost of $30.00 if one is not provided within 10 days of the first day of class.

  • Must have all immunization records within 10 days of the first day of class (i.e. Tb)
  • A primary care physician or community health center can provide this service for a fee. The fee will vary depending on the provider.
  • Proof of identity- State or Federal issued identification
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support Certification (Non-Expired)
  • An EMT Application Package completed to include a program entrance exam.
  • A placement fee ($100.00) if accepted into the program which will be applied to your tuition.

Columbia Safety Training Center (CSTC) encourages diversity and accepts applications from all minorities. Columbia Safety Training Center (CSTC) does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability. Columbia Safety Training Center (CSTC) acknowledges that information pertaining an applicant’s disability is voluntary and confidential and will be made on an individual basis.

Emergency Medical Technician – Basic
This course meets the Washington State Department of Health requirements for EMT certification. Course duration is approx. 3 months.

The Emergency Medical Technician course is the entry level to begin a career in the field of Emergency Medical Services. This program follows the current Department of Transportation (DOT) curriculum.

Our program trains EMTs to work in the pre-hospital emergency medical environment. For students in other allied health careers, the EMT training provides valuable assessment and treatment skills for emergencies in the pre-hospital setting.

*Graduates of this program will be eligible to take the National Registry EMT certification examination.
EMT-B Class Starts September 3rd, 2019
Application Deadline July 19th, 2019
Entry Exam and Interview TBD

EMT Course Cost

Tuition  $1,350.00

Includes:
Columbia Safety Training Center Emergency Medical Technician Program Education
Course Registration Fee ($100.00)
Course Textbook & Online Access Code
7-Hour HIV/AIDS Certification
Identification Badge
One EMT Class T-shirt
Affiliated Students Malpractice Insurance

Student responsibilities:
Blood pressure cuff & Stethoscope $19.98 (if purchased from Columbia Safety)
Eye Protection for Lab & Clinicals $5.28 (if purchased from Columbia Safety)
Background Check $12.00
NREMT Testing $80.00

Optional Cost:
Additional Class T-shirt $25.00
Long Sleeve T-Shirt $30.00
¼ Zip Sweatshirt $45.00

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