Westfield State University Accepting Registrations for EMT Basic Program

WESTFIELD — Registration is open for the spring 2024 Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Basic program offered at Westfield State University. Classes will be held primarily on Monday and Wednesday evenings, Jan. 17 to May 1, from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. In addition to these scheduled evening classes, the program also includes some additional Saturday-morning classes.

The EMT program is a blended course consisting of an online component, face-to-face lectures, and clinical labs. Students are provided instruction on theoretical knowledge and skills, symptom recognition, and emergency-care techniques pursuant to state and national protocols. The program utilizes real-world, live patient simulations. Students will also participate in scenario-based patient assessments; dynamic, problem-based group exercises; and larger interprofessional collaborations working with other healthcare programs on campus.

The cost to register for this program is $1,125, which includes the required clinical, equipment, and practical exam fees. For more information on course prerequisites or to register online, visit www.westfield.ma.edu/emt.