The IUP Division of Emergency Services Training announces an Online/Hybrid Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course to be held at IUP Pittsburgh East. This program
is primarily designed for future EMS personnel, but is appropriate for anyone who may respond to emergencies, including fire/rescue personnel, nurses, coaches or athletic trainers, safety professionals, and others. Participants who successfully complete
this program are eligible to take National Registry of EMT certification exams for both Pennsylvania certification and national certification as an EMT.
IUP, 400 Penn Center Boulevard, Building 4, Suite 900, Pittsburgh, PA, 15235
$550.00 includes EMT Cognitive Prep *additional fees as required for clinical contacts for unaffiliated students
Students are responsible for the following: (prices subject to change)
ISBN: 9781284159295 ($281.96) Purchase your access code for the program before May 11, 2020, so you can log on to your online class at Orientation. Order this online through Jones & Bartlett Learning or
call JB Customer Service at 1-800-832-0034. A coupon code is available for price reduction—inquire with instructor before purchasing this required item.
This hybrid EMT course is designed for students who are self-motivated, academically disciplined, and technologically proficient with standard computer applications. Students will complete required course lessons online and attend skill labs on scheduled
days. Students must be 18 years of age to enroll.
IUP students who successfully complete the EMT course at IUP are eligible for up to four transfer credits through the Department of Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Science. More information is available in the EMT Credit Transfer Agreement.
Students will need regular access to a reliable computer with:
Students need to be able to create user accounts, navigate a web-based learning platform, send and receive emails, attach files, and open attachments using common computer applications. Students without good academic or computer skills should consider
a traditional classroom format instead.
In addition to online and lab sessions, students must complete 10 patient contacts at an approved field site.
This will require:Students must also complete these co-requisite courses to be eligible for certification:
Students must complete a criminal history form for the Pennsylvania Department of Health upon enrollment in the course. Students with a positive criminal history may not be eligible for EMT certification or field/clinical experiences. For more information,
please see the NREMT policy or the PA DOH EMS regulations.
Preregistration is required. Enroll for the class on IUP Marketplace. Fill out all required forms. Registration
is due by February 29, 2020 and is nonrefundable. Balance due must be paid by March 2, 2020. Enrollment is limited and will be accepted until the class is filled.
IUP Emergency Services Training2712 West Pike Road Indiana, PA 15701 Phone: 724-357-4051