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Clinical Observation Requirement for students
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This EMR to EMT Bridge Program is an entry level course of 90+ 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. This is an 10 week long course.
IF YOU ARE AN OUT OF STATE STUDENT, BE SURE TO CHECK THE REGULATIONS FOR YOUR STATE REGARDING BECOMING AN EMT AND IF ONLINE CLASSES ARE ACCEPTED! CPR TRAINING PROFESSIONALS DOES NOT OFFER REFUNDS OR CREDITS FOR ANY STATE THAT DOES NOT ACCEPT ONLINE CLASSES.
Course Details Summary
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- This is an online course, with in person skill lab instruction
- Students will be required to complete weekly assignments
- We will email each student an invitation to our online, remote, orientation once we receive the registration.
- Students are required to complete skill labs of 4 hours weekly to a total of 28 hours for the course.
Students are required to complete 28 hours of skill labs. Labs are in 4 hour blocks and students may not complete more than 4 hours per day. – These skill lab times may change based on student enrollment. Weekly lab requirements vary by length of class. Bridge students are required to complete 1 four hour lab per week until the end of their course. The labs will be delayed by 1 week because of the length of class.
The following days and times are current labs, but are subject to change:
Mondays 6pm to 10pm
Thursdays 8am to 12pm
Saturdays 8am to 12pm
Our skill labs are groups of not more than 4 students for each of the times noted above.
The following items will be completed during our online, remote orientation, please allow 2 hours for orientation:
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.
- Student forms ( should be completed prior to orientation meeting)
- Review grading and student expectations
- Enroll in the online course
- Review syllabus and milestones
- Review course requirements, NIMS, Communications etc.
- Review the functionality of the program
- Students will be taught how to sign up for skill labs.
- Students must come to our facility not less than 4 hours per week to complete psychomotor lab requirements.
List of required items:
- A computer for online lectures and assignments
- An internet speed capable of streaming video content.
- Clinical Uniform that will consist of: Black Pants – Dickies (no jeans, no scrubs, no yoga pants)
- Polo type shirt – included in cost of class
- Solid Black non-permeable shoes
- Watch – digital type or has a second hand. (any watch that must be “woken up” is not acceptable)
- 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
- Clinical Uniform shirt
- 12 hours of mandatory Pre-Hospital clinical observation – Ambulance ride time coordinated by CPR Training Professionals