EMS and other training techniques.

EMS Training

EMS Training

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

This course provides a basic foundation in pre-hospital emergency medical services care, as per procedures developed by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.

Prerequisites are:
A. Must be 16 years of age or older.
B. Prioritized Department of Health selection process enforced.

The program will be a minimum of 160 hours with combined lecture & practical skill sessions. Upon successful completion of the program, the student will be eligible for certification from the NREMT and the PA Dept. of health as an EMT.

March 6 to May 19, 2018

Tuesday and Thursday Evenings, 6:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Saturdays, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Course fee $450

This specific training will be held at Jefferson VFD, Jefferson, PA 15344

To register, call 724-430-4211 or online.


Basic Life Skills—CPR Training

American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers training reinforces healthcare professionals' understanding of the importance of early CPR and defibrillation, basic steps of performing CPR, relieving choking, using an AED, and the role of each link in the Chain of Survival. Skill performance includes adult, child, and infant patients, as well as 2-rescuer CPR, AED use, and use of a bag-mask for ventilation. Students must successfully complete both skills and written examinations for certification. This course meets occupational requirements for health care providers in various fields.

You do not need to be in the medical field to participate in this course.

Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers 2018 Dates

  • February 17, 2018
    To register, call 724-430-4211 or online.
  • March 17, 2018
    To register, call 724-430-4211 or online.
  • April 21, 2018
    To register, call 724-430-4211 or online.