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Westfield State University announces open registration for EMT Basic Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 13, 2019
CONTACT: Troy Watkins, twatkins@westfield.ma.edu, 413.572.5523

 

WestfieldRegistration is currently open for the Spring 2020 Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Basic program through the College of Graduate and Continuing Education at Westfield State University. Classes will be held primarily on Monday and Wednesday evenings, January 22 – May 4, from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. In addition to these scheduled evening classes, the program also includes some additional Saturday 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, in 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 Inter-Professional Healthcare Collaborations working with other healthcare programs on campus.

Our instructors have more than 35 years of prehospital and teaching experience and designed the program to prepare students for the current, rapidly evolving healthcare system. The cost to register for this program is $975, which includes the required lab fee and state exam fee.

For more information or to register online, visit www.westfield.ma.edu/emt.

Founded in 1839 by Horace Mann, Westfield State University is an education leader committed to providing every generation of students with a learning experience built on its founding principle as the first public co-educational college in America to offer an education without barrier to race, gender or economic status. This spirit of innovative thinking and social responsibility is forged in a curriculum of liberal arts and professional studies that creates a vital community of engaged learners who become confident, capable individuals prepared for leadership and service to society. For more information on Westfield State University, visit www.westfield.ma.edu, www.twitter.com/westfieldstate, or https://www.facebook.com/WestfieldStateUniversity.

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