The EMT Program is delivered through a combination of classroom instruction (didactic and psychomotor) and clinical experience. Upon successful completion of the course, students are eligible to sit for the National Registry’s written and practical examinations. Upon successful completions of examinations and other licensure requirements, the student will be eligible for the State of Tennessee EMT license. The EMT renders life support to patients at the scene of their injuries or illnesses and prepares these patients for transport to the hospital.
Students are required to obtain malpractice insurance for participation in the EMT program. Malpractice insurance should be good for one year and purchased at the beginning of EMSB 1111.
In addition to tuition and lab fees, students may have additional costs ranging from $400 to $1000 to include uniforms, duty shoes, physical examinations, laboratory tests, immunizations, graduation, certification and licensure fees.
Students must obtain a minimum of “C” in all EMT courses to be eligible for the National EMT Registry exam and the State of Tennessee Licensure. Any student which is unsuccessful in any EMSB course within the next scheduled cycle or repeat the entire sequence of courses.