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EMT Training Utah (UT)

If you are looking for Paramedic specific information then take a look at Paramedic Training in UT, for Advanced EMT specific info take a look at AEMT Training in UT.

The following is a list of requirements you will have to satisfy prior to becoming a licensed EMT in the State of Utah:

  • 18 years of age
  • Criminal background check, criminal records may result in rejection; if you have a criminal record it’s best to contact your local EMS Agency before starting a course
  • CPR course certificate
  • 120 hours EMT training
  • High School diploma
  • Valid drivers license not a requisite for an EMT license but may be required for better job prospects

 

Step 1

The first thing you should do is is to find a local training facility and register for the 120 hour EMT training. Before you contact the training facility you should get proof of immunization that you have and verify with the training facility what other immunizations you will need prior to registering.

A lot of training providers will require that you have your CPR certification card before you start the course, so it is advisable to check with the training providers if they offer CPR training as well.

It is absolutely crucial that you only register for an approved training course at a state approved facilityThe Utah Bureau of Emergency Medical Services provides a great search function for scheduled courses: https://bems.utah.gov/bems/do/courseScheduleAction?dispatch=viewSearch

Training courses are generally spread over a 6 week period and the price usually ranges between $800 and $1,300.

 

Step 2

You must complete a criminal background check in order to become a licenced EMT, and this process may require fingerprinting if you have lived outside the state of Utah. More information is available here: http://www.health.utah.gov/ems/certification/background.html

 

Step 3

In order to submit an application an applicant must do the following:

1) Complete the application form (http://www.health.utah.gov/ems/certification/application.pdf)

2) Bring the application to your EMT training provider

3) Upon successful completion of the training and related exams your instructor will complete the application and send it back to the OEMS

4) Submit a photo with your application

5) Submit copy of valid CPR certificate

6) Submit payment of initial certification fee of $160 plus $35 for fingerprinting (check or money order)

7) Submit criminal background check results

8) Submit tuberculosis test results

9) Submit course completion documentation

 

Step 4

Once you have compelted the EMT course you can apply to do both the written and practical examinations. You can pply for these through your training instructor, and you will have to successfully pass before you can be fully licensed.

Knowing all these steps in advance will greatly help in planning your training and ensuring a quick and efficient process as possible.

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EMT Training Connecticut (CT)

If you are looking for Paramedic specific information then take a look at Paramedic Training in CT, for Advanced EMT specific info take a look at AEMT Training in CT.

The following is a list of requirements you will need to satisfy prior to becoming a licensed EMT in the State of Connecticut:

  • 18 years of age (over 16 possible with prior approval from OEMS)
  • Criminal background check, criminal records may result in rejection; if you have a criminal record it’s best to contact your local EMS Agency before you invest time and money
  • 150 hours EMT Basic training
  • NREMT certification
  • High School diploma
  • Valid drivers license not a requisite for an EMT license but may be required for better job prospects

Step 1

The first thing you should do is is to find a local training facility and register for the 150 hour EMT Basic training. Before you contact the training facility you should get proof of immunization that you have and verify with the training facility what other immunizations you will need prior to registring. Training providers will also require a criminal background check which can be done at your local police station; details of this process can be obtained from the training provider.

It is absolutely crucial that you only register for an approved training course at a state approved facility. For a full list of approved training providers see here: http://www.ct.gov/dph/lib/dph/ems/pdf/course_list_070212.pdf

Training courses are generally spread over a 6 week period and the price usually ranges between $600 and $1,500.

Step 2

In order to submit an application an applicant must do the following:

1) Complete the application form (http://www.ct.gov/dph/lib/dph/ems/pdf/emsapp2a_(3)_fillable.pdf)

2) Bring the application to your EMT training provider

3) Upon successful completion of the training and related exams your instructor will complete the application and send it back to the OEMS

4) Include payment of initial certification fee but contact the OEMS for details on exact fees (check or money order)

Step 3

EMT license applicants must pass the NREMT exams, which are made up of two parts, a written cognitive exam and a psychomotor exam. For the written exam an applicant will need to register with the NREMT (http://www.nremt.org) and pay the $70 application fee. When the applicant is ready to take the exam they will need to get in touch with Pearson Vue (http://www.vue.com) who provide the computer based testing for the NREMT exam.

For the psychomotor examination you should check with your EMT training provider whether they are able to provide such certification in conjunction with the EMT course. Note that fees for this certificate may apply.

Once the applicant has received certification for both exams they will be issued with an NREMT certificate which is valid for 2 years; this certificate is needed for the state EMT license application.

Knowing all these steps in advance will greatly help in planning your training and ensuring a quick and efficient process as possible.

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Paramedic Training Utah (UT)

Paramedic is the top level of EMT and involves a large amount of training in advanced life support (ALS) practices.

The following is a list of requirements you will need to satisfy prior to becoming a licensed EMT in the State of Utah :

  • 18 years of age
  • EMT-Basic certification
  • Criminal background check, criminal records may result in rejection; if you have a criminal record it’s best to contact your local EMS Agency before you invest time and money
  • CPR course certificate
  • Paramedic training
  • High School diploma
  • Valid drivers license not a requisite for an EMT license but may be required for better job prospects

 

Step 1

Find a local approved training facility and register for the Paramedic training. The minimum course duration is 1,200 hours and is split into a minimum of 610 hours of training and 596 hours of clinical and field experience.

Prior to contacting the training facility you should get proof of immunization and verify with the training facility what other immunizations you will need prior to registering. A lot of training providers will require that you have your CPR certification card before you start the course, so it is advisable to check with the training providers if they offer CPR training as well.

It is absolutely crucial that you only register for an approved training course at a state approved facilityThe Utah Bureau of Emergency Medical Services provides a great search function for scheduled courses: https://bems.utah.gov/bems/do/courseScheduleAction?dispatch=viewSearch

Due to the long duration and intense content, paramedic courses do not come cheap. While prices vary between facilities an applicant should expect to pay $4,000 to $10,000.

 

Step 3

In order to submit an application an applicant must do the following:

1) Complete the application form (http://www.health.utah.gov/ems/certification/application.pdf)

2) Bring the application to your EMT training provider

3) Upon successful completion of the training and related exams your instructor will complete the application and send it back to the OEMS

4) Submit a photo with your application

5) Submit copy of valid CPR certificate

6) Submit documentation of completed courses in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support

7) Submit payment of initial certification fee of $260 plus $35 for fingerprinting (check or money order)

8) Submit criminal background check results

9) Submit tuberculosis test results

10) Submit course completion documentation

 

Step 4

Paramedic license applicants must pass the NREMT exams, which are made up of two parts, a written cognitive exam and a psychomotor exam. For the written exam an applicant will need to register with the NREMT (http://www.nremt.org) and pay the $110 application fee. When the applicant is ready to take the exam they will need to get in touch with Pearson Vue (http://www.vue.com) who provide the computer based testing for the NREMT exam.

For the psychomotor examination you should check with your Paramedic training provider whether they are able to provide such certification in conjunction with the Paramedic course. Alternatively contact your local EMS Agency for details about test schedules. Note that this exam tests the applicant for 12 separate skills and is likely to incur a fee by the training facility.

Once the applicant has received certification for both exams they will be issued with an NREMT certificate which is valid for 2 years; this certificate is needed for the state EMT license application and should be forwarded to the EMS Authority.

 

Knowing all these steps in advance will greatly help in planning your training and ensuring a quick and efficient process as possible.

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Advanced EMT Training Connecticut (CT)

Advanced Emergency Medical Technicians (AEMT) are EMTs that have undergone training in limited advanced life support practices. The AEMT certificate and training is seen as a stepping stone to becoming an EMT Paramedic, the highest level achievable. If you are looking for Paramedic specific information then take a look at Paramedic Training in CT.

The following is a list of requirements you will need to satisfy prior to becoming a licensed EMT in the State of Connecticut :

  • 18 years of age
  • EMT-Basic certification
  • Criminal background check, criminal records may result in rejection; if you have a criminal record it’s best to contact your local EMS Agency before you invest time and money
  • 100 hours EMT Basic training
  • NREMT certification
  • High School diploma
  • Valid drivers license not a requisite for an EMT license but may be required for better job prospects

Step 1

Before you do anything you should find a local EMS training provider and register for the 100 hour (minimum) Advanced EMT training. Before you contact the training facility it is best to get proof of immunization that you have and verify with the training facility what other immunizations will be needed prior to registration. Training providers will also require a criminal background check which can be done at your local police station; details of how this process works can be obtained from the training provider.

It is highly important that you only register for an approved training course at a state approved facility. For a full list of approved training providers see here: http://www.ct.gov/dph/lib/dph/ems/pdf/course_list_070212.pdf

Training courses are generally spread over a 6 week period and the price usually ranges between $600 and $1,500.

Step 2

In order to submit an application an applicant must do the following:

1) Complete the application form (http://www.ct.gov/dph/lib/dph/ems/pdf/emsapp2a_(3)_fillable.pdf)

2) Bring the application to your EMT training provider

3) Upon successful completion of the training and related exams your instructor will complete the application and send it back to the OEMS

4) Include payment of initial certification fee but contact the OEMS for details on exact fees (check or money order)

Step 3

EMT license applicants must pass the NREMT exams, which are made up of two parts, a written cognitive exam and a psychomotor exam. For the written exam an applicant will need to register with the NREMT (http://www.nremt.org) and pay the $100 application fee. When the applicant is ready to take the exam they will need to get in touch with Pearson Vue (http://www.vue.com) who provide the computer based testing for the NREMT exam.

For the psychomotor examination you should check with your EMT training provider whether they are able to provide such certification in conjunction with the AEMT course. Note that this exam tests the applicant for ten separate skills.

Once the applicant has received certification for both exams they will be issued with an NREMT certificate which is valid for 2 years; this certificate is needed for the state EMT license application.

Knowing all these steps in advance will greatly help in planning your training and ensuring a quick and efficient process as possible.

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Paramedic Training Connecticut (CT)

Paramedic Training Connecticut (CT)

Paramedic is the top level of EMT and involves a large amount of training in advanced life support (ALS) practices.

The following is a list of requirements you will need to satisfy prior to becoming a licensed Paramedic in the State of Connecticut:

  • 18 years of age
  • EMT Certification
  • Criminal background check, criminal records may result in rejection; if yo uhave a criminal record it’s best to contact your local EMS Agency before you invest time and money
  • Paramedic Training Certificate
  • NREMT certification
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Valid drivers license not a requisite for an EMT license but may be required for better job prospects

Step 1

Find a local approved training facility and register for the Paramedic training. At a minimum you will have to complete the Paramedic certificate program, but you should also note that there are degree programs available that build upon the certificate. A degree is not necessary for becoming a Paramedic, but if you ever wanted to become an instructor, it would be advisable to do the degree.

Prior to contacting the training facility you should get proof of immunization and verify with the training facility what other immunizations you will need prior to registring.

It is very important that you only register for an approved training program at a state approved facility.

For a full list of approved training providers see here: http://www.ct.gov/dph/lib/dph/ems/pdf/course_list_070212.pdf

Due to the long duration and intense content, paramedic courses do not come cheap. While prices vary between facilities an applicant should expect to pay $4,000 to $10,000.

Step 2

In order to submit an application an applicant must do the following:

1) Complete the application form (http://www.ct.gov/dph/lib/dph/ems/pdf/paramedic_app.pdf), add a photo and get it notarized.

2) Bring the application to your EMT training provider

3) Upon successful completion of the training and related exams your instructor will complete the application and send it back to the OEMS

4) Include payment of initial certification fee of $150 (certified check or money order)

Step 3

Paramedic license applicants must pass the NREMT exams, which are made up of two parts, a written cognitive exam and a psychomotor exam. For the written exam an applicant will need to register with the NREMT (http://www.nremt.org) and pay the $110 application fee. When the applicant is ready to take the exam they will need to get in touch with Pearson Vue (http://www.vue.com) who provide the computer based testing for the NREMT exam.

For the psychomotor examination you should check with your Paramedic training provider whether they are able to provide such certification in conjunction with the Paramedic course. Alternatively contact your local EMS Agency for details about test schedules. Note that this exam tests the applicant for 12 separate skills and is likely to incur a fee by the training facility.

Once the applicant has received certification for both exams they will be issued with an NREMT certificate which is valid for 2 years; this certificate is needed for the state EMT license application and should be forwarded to the EMS Authority.

Knowing all these steps in advance will greatly help in planning your training and ensuring a quick and efficient process as possible.

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