The Cataldo Ambulance EMT program offers comprehensive outcomes based curricula designed to prepare graduates who are competent and compassionate critical thinkers committed to lifelong learning. The EMT program utilize a combination of competency-based didactic (classroom) portion and performance based laboratory portion that will prepare the student to take either state or national certification examinations.
The program is committed to graduating students who are competent entry level health care providers. It is expected that graduates will demonstrate empathy and caring in patient treatment as they utilize critical thinking and problem-solving abilities in the application of their skills.
The program strives to instill in graduates a commitment to lifelong learning and professional development. It is expected that graduates of the EMS Program will continue to enhance their skills through continuing education.
The faculty of the program are all experienced EMS professionals and each faculty member is committed to ongoing development and improvement of all aspects of the program. This continuing development is vital in assuring that each program’s academic curricula are of the highest quality and reflective of current practice.
Access to a computer and internet is required to complete the online assignments related to the course. Students must attend all classes and achieve 100% attendance, a minimum course average of 70%, and successfully pass the class final practical examination prior to being eligible to achieve candidate status for the state practical examination and NREMT written exam. Students must attend all classes and achieve 100% attendance, a minimum course average of 70%, and successfully pass the class final practical examination prior to being eligible to achieve candidate status for the state practical examination and NREMT written exam.
The EMT initial training program will run multiple days each week for 4 months. Please click on each class to see the specific dates. The student must attend all classes and complete all work as assigned by the Instructor / Coordinator in order to complete this course