EMR to EMT Bridge Class

$1,200.00

Evening Course @ First Approach EMS Education – East Windsor
January 15, 2024 – May 15, 2024 |  5:30pm – 9:30pm – Monday/Wednesday

Evening Course @ East Hampton Ambulance Association – East Hampton 

January 16, 2024 – May 16, 2024 |  5:30pm – 9:30pm – Tuesday/Thursday

 

This is a State of Connecticut approved bridge course that trains an Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) to become an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). Students enrolling in this course will be required to provide proof of a valid EMR certification.


Cost $
1200 includes 12th edition 1581-page textbook, online virtual classroom, stethoscope, BP cuff, pen light and BLS CPR.

Description

First Approach EMS Education is proud to announce our Spring 2024 EMR to EMT Bridge Classes.

Register by December 31st – $100 off

Lectures, Skill Sessions and Review will be conducted:

Evening Course @ First Approach EMS Education – East Windsor

January 15, 2024 – May 15, 2024 |  5:30pm – 9:30pm – Monday/Wednesday

Evening Course @ East Hampton Ambulance Association – East Hampton 

January 16, 2024 – May 16, 2024 |  5:30pm – 9:30pm – Tuesday/Thursday

 

This EMR to EMT Bridge Program is an entry level course of 120+ hours that will prepare students for participation in pre-hospital patient care. This is a State of Connecticut approved bridge course that trains an Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) to become an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). Students enrolling in this course will be required to provide proof of a valid EMR certification.

The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program is designed for anyone who is interested in learning more about the emergency response system and caring for patients in the back of an ambulance en route to the hospital. Students will gain the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care and transportation to sick and injured patients. Among many others, topics covered in this course will include patient assessment cardiac arrest management, airway management, patient immobilization, diabetic emergencies, strokes, and seizures.

Students will have in person lectures, with weekly online quizzes to complete along with live skills sessions and ambulance ride time scheduled with local ambulance service or clinical observation at Middlesex Hospital in the Emergency Department.

This course is offered in cooperation with Middlesex Hospital, Office of Emergency Medical Services and the CT Department of Public Health. The curriculum prepares students to take the exams to become Nationally Registered EMTs, and State of Connecticut certified at the basic Emergency Medical Technician level. This program is open to students ages 16 and up.

Here is a link for an informational video for our EMT Program.
https://youtu.be/i4rg3Dzzv44

First Approach EMS Education is also an EMT Certification Testing Site. Exams are scheduled every other month

Students who become state certified EMTs are eligible to receive college credit through Charter Oak State College!!