EMT - Emergency Medical Technician
Our EMT intensive course is preparation for the Washington State EMT-Basic examination and the National Registry EMT exam. The Testing Center at EvCC is a NR-EMT test site. Both exams are offered at the conclusion of the training. This training exceeds the DOT 2006 curriculum.
The course includes lectures and hands-on practice of techniques, including
- Introduction to Emergency Care
- Bleeding and shock
- Soft tissue injuries
- Environmental emergencies
- Lifting and moving patients
- HIV/AIDS education
- Emergency childbirth
Courses are offered Monday & Wednesday nights from 6:30 pm to 10 pm & Saturdays from 8:30 am to 5 pm for 11 weeks, 100% attendance is required. Possible Tuesday & Thursday night classes may be necessary if students exceed classroom occupancy for Mon/Wed class. 100% attendance is required.
Next Emergency Medical Technician Course
(EMS 151): FALL- 2013
- Mandatory Pretest
Schedule (425) 388-9591
- Class dates and times for FALL 2013
Mandatory CPR Training for EMS 151 will be held on Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 9 am in Index 101.
EMS 151 will be held Monday, September 23 - December 13, 2013. Classes are Mondays & Wednesdays from 6:30pm-10pm, and Saturdays 8:30am- 5:00pm.
Everett Community College, Index Hall, room100
- 18 years of age prior to first day of the course
- High school diploma or GED certificate
- Complete the college Compass exam and score into ENGL 97 and MATH 79 through EvCC Testing Ctr.
- Purchase textbook: Brady Emergency Care 12th edition (with Resource Central) ISBN: 978-0-13-282441-5, available at EvCC Bookstore
- Study Chapters 1, 2, 3, & 4 (preparation for the pretest)
- Schedule the EMS pre-test at (425) 388-9591 and pass with a minimum score of 80%
- CPR training will be provide the first Saturday before the beginning of EMS 151 class(es), mandatory attendance is required
- Physical strength adequate to perform the normal functions of an EMT
- Successfully pass a background check
- Verification of required immunizations
- Verification of health insurance
- Applications need to be brought to Index102 -incomplete applications will not be accepted
Application and Admission Process
Verification is required for everything on the "Immunization Checklist". Two Hepatitis-B shots must be completed before an application can be accepted. Beware that after receiving the first Hepatitis-B shot the second cannot be given for another thirty days. A current TB test within the last 12 months is required. All immunizations can be confirmed with a blood test if lacking proof of immunizations. All forms and copied attachments must be submitted as a completed application.
Applications can be downloaded from this website or picked up in the Fire Science office, Index Bldg 102 located at Everett Community College. Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Successful applicants will be contacted and will receive permission to register.
EMS 151 (EMT) is a course within the Fire Science (AAS-T) Degree and is approved for Financial Aid, VA, scholarships and grants.
NOTE: For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our page on Higher Education Act Gainful Employment and Graduation Rate Data.