EMT

For more information on any EMT courses please feel free to call 801-581-4512 or email UUCEP@utah.edu

EMT Training (H EDU 5950/ H EDU 009)

Prerequisite - CPR certification at Professional Rescuer or Health Care Provider level. This course follows the current guidelines to prepare students for Utah Certification as an EMT. The focus is on skills and equipment likely to be used as an ambulance or hospital based EMT. Common occupational settings for EMTs are ambulance, firefighters, ski patrol, and hospital emergency room technicians.

EMT Non-certification (H EDU 5960)

Prerequisite - CPR certification at Professional Rescuer or Health Care Provider level This course is for the student who wants the knowledge, skills and training from the EMT course, but is not going to work in the field as an EMT and therefore does not need certification. These students are not, and cannot become eligible for Utah Certification as an EMT based on this class. Examples of students who may take this class are pre-med, pre-dent, pre-nursing, scout leader, and outdoor enthusiast.

EMT Recertification (H EDU 5750)

This class provides currently certified EMTs with the hours and topics required to recertify as an EMT.

Advanced EMT (H EDU 5970)

This course expands the EMT-Basic's skills to include advanced management of hypoperfusion, airway, and drugs/medications. Utah State certification is possible after successful completion of this class. However, students may take this course for knowledge and experience and not certify. This class is offered only during the fall semester.

AEMT Recertification - (H EDU 5750)

Prerequisite - CPR certification at Professional Rescuer or Health Care Provider level. This class provides currently certified EMTs with the hours and topics required to recertify as an EMT.

Prerequisites

Current certification in Professional Rescuer or Health Care Provider level CPR. This must be obtained prior to the 2nd week of class.

Recertification

EMTs needing several continuing education topics or hours can register for HEDU 5750 and receive academic credit or for non-credit HEDU 075 and obtain up to 50 hrs in the topic areas you need. This can provide two years worth of hours in some cases. This method also includes skills testing, Utah Practical Recertification Testing and use of the Learning Center.

Cost: $658 for credit, $195 for non-credit

Lectures

EMTs looking for specific topics can sit in on those lectures in our basic or intermediate classes to obtain the required hours. To schedule these email or phone (801) 581-4512.

Cost: $35 per session

Revised: 10/15/2010

Contact Us

Center for Emergency Programs

Annex Room 2066
Phone: 801-581-4512
Fax: 801-585-3646
Email: UUCEP@utah.edu
Mailing Address: 1901 E South Campus Dr. #2142 Annex
Salt Lake City, Utah 84112

***If you have questions or need help with the courses in our program please feel free to contact Les Chatelain, les.chatelain@utah.edu.