EMT - Intermediate Course
The course consists of classroom and field training plus in-hospital observation and training. The curriculum follows the Federal Department of Transportation guidelines and is taught by a state approved EMT Instructor/Coordinator.
The student must successfully complete the EMT-Intermediate course including 100% attendance. No prior experience or training is required. The applicant, in order to be eligible for the state EMT-Intermediate certification examination must:
Once an individual passes the certification exam and becomes an EMT-Intermediate, a program of continuing education must be undertaken in order to be eligible for recertification at the end of the initial certification period. EMT-Intermediate recertification periods are two years in length, after the initial certification period. Recertification requirements include, but are not limited to 28 hours of continuing education and a EMT-Basic refresher course and a 12 hour EMT-Intermediate add-on.
- be able to read, understand and communicate in English;
- hold a valid EMT-Basic certification card
- be 18 years of age;
- be free from addiction to alcohol or any drug;
- be able to lift and carry 125 pounds; and
- be free from any physical or mental defect or disease which might impair his/her ability to provide emergency care within the scope of the EMTs training and responsibilities, or which might jeopardize the health of another member of the class.