The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course is designed to prepare the attendee to work as an EMT and initiate life-saving emergency medical care. The participant will be trained in patient assessment, airway management, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, automated external defibrillation, basic medication administration, wound dressing, hemorrhage control, splinting, spinal immobilization, childbirth, lifting, moving, and extricating patients. This course includes clinical experience in a hospital emergency department and/or ambulance service. Student who successfully complete this course are eligible to sit for the State of Maine EMT and National Registry of EMT licensure exams.
This course is based on NFPA 1001: Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications. The course is designed for the person who seeks the knowledge and skills to function as an integral member of a firefighting team under direct or general supervision in hazardous conditions. The Fire Fighter I/II course consists of a combination of classroom study, drill field practice, and training evolutions that will prepare the fire fighter to perform most fire ground functions under the supervision of an officer or experienced firefighter. Students will obtain certification by attending a two-week academy after completion of th
** Students are required to undergo a background check prior to admission into the program. **