EMT Program

Registration for Spring 2019 Semester now closed.

Overview

SCCAD’s Training Academy offers two EMT programs each year beginning in January and August.  The program meets each week on Tuesday & Thursday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and runs approximately five months.  Some Saturday classes also may be necessary.

Prerequisites:

  • AHA Healthcare Provider CPR Certification
  • Missouri Family Care Safety Registration
  • Current TB test (within last 12 months)
  • Hepatitis B and MMR vaccination
  • Tetanus/diphtheria Acellular-Pertussis (DTaP) vaccination
  • Varicella vaccination or positive titers
  • Current season’s influenza vaccination
  • Copy of current health insurance card (requirement for some clinical sites)
  • EMT Entrance Assessment at Orientation
  • Proof of 18 years of age or older
  • Copy of high school diploma, GED or college transcript
  • Submit a course application by program deadline

Clinical Content

EMT skills include evaluating the severity of a patient’s injury or illness, establishing an airway, bleeding control, bandaging wounds, splinting broken bones, electrical defibrillation, pre-hospital childbirth, vehicle rescue and ambulance operations.  In addition to the classroom, students are required to spend a total of 28-32 hours in a clinical setting observing in hospital and ambulance settings.  Currently, the field clinical site is SCCAD and hospital clinicals are completed at an Emergency Department within St. Charles County.

Program Completion

Successful completion of this course will prepare the student for the National Registry of EMTs exam.  Missouri requires the student to successfully complete a stat-approved practical exam and the NREMT written exam to be eligible for licensure.

Additional Information

To learn more about the EMT Program or schedule an appointment to discuss EMT Training, contact our Training Assistant at 636.344.7660.  If you provide us with your contact information, we will update you with relevant information about our program.

Course Fee

Tuition: $1,343

Book Fee: $300 (approximate)

ANSI II Vest: $25 (refundable upon return of vest)

Students responsible for providing their own stethoscope and Wi-Fi capable tablet or laptop.

Prices subject to change

EMT Entrance Assessment

You will be required to take an EMT Entrance Assessment prior to orientation.  Dates and times will be sent upon receipt of your registration from.  Please allow approximately two – three hours for this exam.  There will be a NON-REFUNDABLE FEE of $28 for this Assessment Test. A Wi-Fi capable tablet or laptop will be required for the Assessment test.

YOU WILL BE EXEMPT FROM THIS EMT ENTRANCE ASSESSMENT IF YOU PROVIDE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:

  • VERIFICATION OF RECEIVING AN ACT SCORE OF 17 OR HIGHER.
  • AN ASSOCIATE OR BACHELOR DEGREE FROM A CREDITED HIGHER LEVEL OF EDUCATION INSTITUTION. (Official college transcript will be required)