EMT Initial Training

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NHCPR's EMT program prepares you to respond to emergencies and provide stabilization, on-scene treatment, and ambulance transport of ill or injured patients. The core education includes CPR, anatomy and physiology, airway management, patient assessment, care of medical and traumatic emergencies, bloodborne pathogens protection, patient extrication and transport, HazMat response, and incident command.

Audience:  Individuals interested in becoming certified as a National Registry of EMTs®  Emergency Medical Technician. 

Course Content:

  • Airway Management, Patient Assessment, Medical and Trauma Emergencies, Infants and Children, and much more.

Course Format: Hybrid: Online with in-class lab time.

Course Length180+/- hours     Clinical Length16 +/- hours at a hospital and/or ambulance

Course CostSee the course listing below. This price includes the course, clinical liability insurance, blood pressure cuff, and stethoscope, & lab fees.

Deposit: $300.00 deposit is required when you click the "enroll now" link.  This non-refundable deposit is applied to the course fee.

Late Enrollment Fee: Enrollment within seven days of the class start date will incur a $25.00 late enrollment fee.

Additional student costs: Textbooks, Immunizations, Criminal Background Checks, uniform, American Heart Association BLS CPR course (discount code provided), PPE, and the NREMT application/exam fee.   

Prerequisites:  Students must be at least 18 years old upon program completion. Students must be a high school graduate or have their GED.  Those still in high school must provide a letter of recommendation from the school principal or guidance counselor before acceptance.  American Heart Association CPR certification is NOT required at enrollment but will be required during the course.  Those already taking the American Heart Association BLS course must have received the completion card within 12 months of the course start date.  High-speed Internet, a computer with speakers, a webcam, and the ability to print and email are required.  Students will also be required to bring a laptop to every class.

Students must obtain and bring proof of health insurance and the following immunizations into the class by the 2nd week of class. They are:

  • Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR): either proof of MMR immunization within the last 8 years or a positive titer (a blood draw showing that immunization already exists).
  • Tetanus (Tdap): immunization must be within the last 10 years.
  • Varicella (Chicken Pox): Document both varicella vaccine shots and a positive varicella titer.
  • Hepatitis B vaccine series: documentation showing that the Hepatitis B series of immunizations (total of three doses) has been started by the end of the first month of class, or documentation showing a positive Hep B titer.
  • Recent Flu Shot: some clinical sites may require this depending on the status of the flu season
  • Negative TB test. Negative TB skin test (PPD): skin test date must be less than 6 months before beginning your clinical rotation. Persons with a history of a positive PPD must provide documentation of a recent chest x-ray and a review of symptoms within the past 12 months. If a chest x-ray is abnormal, clinician clearance must also be provided.
  • COVID19 (minimum first dose by class start date and booster(s) if eligible)

Certification: Upon successfully completing this course, students will be eligible to take the National Registry of EMTs test for EMT certification.

Frequently Asked Questions: Click here for the answers to some commonly asked questions.

Date/Time Course Name Location Availability Enroll
Thursday Jan 05, 2023
EMT Class - Jan - Bedford
NHCPR - Bedford
Enrollment Open - Space Available Enroll

Bedford EMT Class Jan Schedule

Thursday Jan 05, 2023
EMT Class - Jan - Peterborough
NHCPR - Peterborough
Almost Full - Enroll Soon Enroll

Peterborough EMT Class Jan Schedule

Thursday Jan 05, 2023
EMT Class - Jan - Portsmouth
NHCPR - Portsmouth
Almost Full - Enroll Soon Enroll

Portsmouth EMT Jan Class Schedule

Thursday Jan 05, 2023
EMT Class - Jan - Plymouth
NHCPR - Plymouth
Almost Full - Enroll Soon Enroll

Plymouth EMT Class Jan Schedule

Thursday Jan 05, 2023
EMT Class - Jan - Salem
NHCPR - Salem
Almost Full - Enroll Soon Enroll

Salem EMT Class Jan Schedule

Thursday Jan 05, 2023
EMT Class - Jan - St. Anselm
Special Student Rate
Enrollment Open - Space Available Enroll

St.Anselm College Schedule

Friday Jan 13, 2023
EMT Class - Summer 2023
Enrollment Opens - Mar 08, 2023 12:00 am
Registration will be started on 03-08-2023

This course will be held on at our Bedford, Peterborough, Plymouth, and Portsmouth locations.