4 Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) EMT basics are the foundation of pre-hospital emergency medical care. You will learn how to conduct the initial evaluation, treat and transport patients with medical problems as well as those with injuries from accidents (trauma).  You will learn to recognize and provide initial care for shock, heart and breathing problems, strokes, burns, diabetes, drowning and accidents.  This course includes  AHA Healthcare Provider CPR. Upon successful completion of this 160 hour course, you will be eligible to take the practical and written certification exams to become certified nationally and in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  Students must be at least 18 years old at the time of the exam and be able to lift 125 lbs.   Students must be able to read, understand, and communicate in English. This program exceeds the National and State Standard Curriculum for EMTs. You will learn to perform a complete pre-hospital patient assessment; understand current legal aspects of pre-hospital care; identify and treat common medical emergencies; identify and treat traumatically injured patients; identify and treat special patient populations (ob/gyn, pediatrics, geriatric, environmental emergencies); and identify the properties of approved pharmacological agents.  It is an accredited training program. Textbook ($175) is provided by the instructor and payable on the first class.  40 Classes • Feb. 25 - June 19 • $999 Mondays & Wednesdays • 6 - 10pm Saturdays (March 9 & 23, April 6 & 20, May 4 & 18, June 1 & 15) • 9am - 1pm CRM01-S19 Instructor: Robert Gemma Career • License Career • License Medical Medical Heartsaver® CPR AED Do you need to earn a course completion card in CPR and AED use to meet a job or regulatory requirement? Learn how to deliver adult and child CPR and AED use, infant CPR, and how to relieve choking in adults, children, and infants. The American Heart Association’s research-proven practice-while-watching technique, allows instructors to observe you, provide feedback, and guide you.  Recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, and deliver appropriate ventilations and provide early use of an AED. No medical training required. You need to complete and pass a written exam to earn your completion card. The cost includes a $25 dollar fee for the CPR AED Certification Card. Tuesday • 6 - 10pm • April 2 • $85 CRM10-S19 Instructor: Robert Gemma Heartsaver® First Aid Do you want to learn the skills needed to manage an emergency until emergency medical services arrive? You will learn the duties and responsibilities of first aid rescuers; first aid actions for medical emergencies, including severe choking, and stroke; and skills for handling injury and environmental emergencies, including external bleeding, broken bones and sprains, and bites and stings. The cost of the course includes the $25 dollar First Aid Certification card. Thursday • 6 - 10pm • April 11 • $85 CRM11-S19 Instructor: Robert Gemma