EMT Basic: Original and Refresher

Christian Knutsen, MD
Christian Knutsen, MD
Course Medical Director
EMS & Paramedic Training
Contact: Douglas Sandbrook, MA, EMT-P, Paramedic Program Director/EMS Liaison
Phone: 315 464-4851

Original $720.00 | Refresher $335.00

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Registration Open for EMT Basic Original
Register Online

Course Start Date:
Wednesday June 24, 2015


The EMT Basic original and refresher courses provide training in basic care to ill and injured victims at the scene of an emergency and throughout transport to a medical facility.

Emphasis is placed on:

  • Airway management
  • Patient assessment
  • CPR and automated defibrillation
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Head, chest and abdominal injuries
  • Environmental and medical emergencies
  • Radio communications
  • Triage
  • Emergency childbirth
  • Pediatric emergencies
  • Use of equipment in the delivery of basic emergency care

The EMT-Basic course consists of 135 classroom hours and a 12 hour clinical requirement in a local hospital or ambulance service.