TRUMBULL, Conn. -- Emergency Medical Technician winter classes will begin Jan. 19 in Trumbull.
EMTs have the knowledge and skills necessary to provide basic life support to those who are sick or injured in a pre-hospital setting, in an ambulance or in health care and public safety jobs.
Some of the topics covered include in the classes are respiratory emergencies, cardiac emergencies, medical emergencies, traumatic emergencies, pediatric/geriatric emergencies, childbirth/OBGYN emergencies, vehicle extrication/hazmat emergencies, mass casualty incidents/WMD.
The class is for anyone age 16 and older. For parents with any questions, please contact EMS instructor and Chief of EMS Joseph Laucella at 203-452-5146. Each student, upon successful completion of the class, will be eligible to take the state certification exam.
Seating is limited to the first 18 students who are paid in full. All registrations and payment should be received by Jan. 12. Class tuition is $900 ($800 for Trumbull residents with proof of residency) which includes book and CPR card.
The class is from 6-10 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. every other Saturday from Jan. 19 through April 14. at Trumbull EMS Headquaters, 250 Middlebrooks Ave.
Click here for a registration form and class syllabus.