EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (EMT)
Required for EMT-Basic certification in Ohio. Certified EMTs administer emergency pre-hospital care as members of a rescue squad, ambulance service, fire department or as safety personnel in business and industry. This class follows the training program schedule approved by the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of EMS. WCSCC Adult & Community Education is accredited by the Division of EMS as an EMT training institute - accredidation # 132. If tuition is paid by EMS or FD, students must show department authorization or be enrolled by the department chief or training officer. Pre-requisite: Entrance exam. Documentation of immunizations required at start of class:
1. Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMRW) vaccine
2. Hepatitis B series (series of 3 injections, documentation of 1st injection given or documentation of refusal).
3. TB (Mantoux test) within past year.
4. Seasonal flu shot
Classes are held Tuesday/Thursday evenings 6:30 - 9:30 pm and Saturdays 8 am - 2 pm
Call to schedule entrance assessment test, cost $60 ($55 if paid in advance).