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Emergency Medical Technician Course

EMT 151  13 credits
Emergency Medical Technician

Learn the roles and responsibilities of the emergency medical technician according to National EMS Education standards and requirements. Develop skills in patient evaluation and other emergency medical procedures. Upon successful completion, students are eligible for National Registry Exam to qualify for state certification after meeting the Washington state requirement of employment. Prerequisites: American Heart Association HCP CPR.


Entrance Requirements
  • Show proof of being at least 17 years of age at the beginning of the course enrollment (proof required). The WA State requirement for entrance into the EMT course is 17 years of age.
  • Certification usually requires that you are 18 years of age.
  • Provide a copy of high school diploma, GED equivalency, or college transcript showing high school completion.
  • Have the physical strength to carry, lift, extricate, and perform similar maneuvers in a manner not detrimental to the patient, fellow emergency technicians, or self.
  • Current American Heart Association Health Care Provider (HCP) card or American Safety & Health Institute Provider ASHI (HCP) card.
  • Successfully pass a background check
  • Verification of required immunizations and accident insurance
  • Applications need to be brought to WVC; incomplete applications will not be accepted.
  • Attendance at the mandatory informational session, on November 13th at 3:00pm in Wenatchi Hall room 2106 .
 EMT-151-Brochure

Complete the application and forms and submit all required documents to Rhonda Yenney, WVC Allied Health Secretary, second floor, Wenatchi Hall starting on November 27th. Questions? Call (509) 682-6660.