NORWALK, Conn. -- Norwalk Community College will offer an EMT Basic Certificate program beginning this month.
The program will teach proper techniques in first aid, patient assessments, extrication, communication and various other concepts to give a foundation for students to become an emergency medical technician.
The class will include training in hazardous materials and terrorism awareness, and meets all National Registry and Connecticut requirements. Students will be eligible to take the National Registry exam. The course is offered in partnership with Norwalk Hospital and requires extensive amounts of reading and reading comprehension skills.
Successful course completion depends on each student’s ability to grasp and apply the materials. All students are required to complete EMS clinical time at Norwalk Hospital.
The course begins Monday, Aug. 22, and meets Monday and Thursday from 6-10 p.m. and selected Saturdays from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
For more information, call 203-857-7080 or visit this link and click on Extended Studies.
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