This class is completed online entirely at Home

This 24-week initial EMT program is an at home online course that requires a computer with internet speeds capable of live video streaming lasting 4 hours. Skills for this class are taught remotely using an online conferencing provider. Orientation invitation is sent after registration is received.

Course Details Summary

Here is how EMT at Home Works

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  1. Once you register, you will receive an email inviting you to our online orientation. Orientations are on Tuesdays at 2pm and Thursdays at 9am
  2. Once you complete the orientation, you have started your class and assignments will be due from that point.
  3. Students will have daily assignments due each week.
  4. The box of materials for Skill labs will be shipped to you prior to labs beginning. Please follow the instructions in the box.
  5. You will take your final practical exam at our Training Center. You will return the box of supplies with you at that time.

Skill Labs are completed remotely with our staff

A skill lab box will be sent to the student that will contain all the needed equipment for learning labs remotely. Skill Labs require a total of 28 hours of instruction, with 4 hours per week. Labs are in 4 hour blocks and students may not complete more than 4 hours per day.

** Additional fees for lab instruction include shipping and handling of all equipment being sent to the student.

You can also choose to do labs in One Week with either our 4 day skill lab option, or our 6 day skill lab option. A fee does apply for these options.

Our online orientation requires the ability to live stream with our moderator, either by webcam with microphone, or call in by phone with video access.

Here is what is covered during Orientation:

  1. Student forms ( should be completed prior to orientation meeting)
  2. Review grading and student expectations  
  3. Enroll in the online course
  4. Review syllabus and milestones
  5. Review course requirements, NIMS, Communications etc.
  6. Review the functionality of the program
  7. Students will be taught how to coordinate timing for skill labs.

List of required items:

  1. A computer for online lectures and assignments
  2. An internet speed capable of streaming video content.
  3. Watch – digital type or has a second hand. (any watch that must be “woken up” is not acceptable)
  4. Small spiral bound notepad

The cost of our class includes:

  • Online digital access to Jones and Bartlett AAOS EMT 11th Edition
  • Digital Copy of AAOS 11th edition EMT text (paper text can be purchased for an additional fee)
  • Access to lectures and online activities and assignments
  • American Heart Association BLS CPR certification
  • American Heart Association Blood Borne Pathogens certification
  • Blood Pressure cuff and stethoscope
  • Access to National Testing preparation program

How to become an EMT in CT

  1. Complete and Pass a State Approved Initial EMT class.
  2. Complete and Pass the National Registry EMT cognitive exam.
  3. Complete and Pass the National Registry/State Pscyhomotor exam.
  4. These National Tests are completed after the EMT class is passed and have separate fees.