Jan 2, 2020 - Jan 25, 2020
Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) are the foundation of pre-hospital medical care in the United States. EMTs gain access to and assess patients, control bleeds, stabilize fracture, administer some medications, package patients and deliver them to higher levels of care. Aerie's EMT course prepare our students for this field with in-depth, interactive lectures and realistic, challenging scenarios. This course is offered for 5 University of Montana credits for an additional $155 fee paid directly to the university.
COST: $1,750- tuition includes the practical EMT test fees and most course supplies. A deposit of $1,000 is due at the time of registration. Aerie accepts alternate sources of funding such as AmeriCorps, G.I. Bill and we do offer payment plans.
TEXTBOOK: Students are required to obtain the EMT textbook used for this course. It can be new, used, PDF or rented and the accompanying workbook is up to you but it is not required by Aerie Backcountry Medicine.
"Prehospital Emergency Care (11 Edition)"- Joseph Mistovich.
NOTE: We highly discourage students from using previous versions of this textbook as curriculum points are outdated.
PREREQUISITES: This course can be intense and does require some preparation before the first day. Students must have no prior felonies and be 18 years of age or older; younger students may take the class with approval but must be 18 within two years of course completion to take the National Registry Exam.
MUST SUBMIT: 2- consecutive negative TB tests. Vaccination records; Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Diphtheria, Tetanus, Hepatitis B (at least the first shot before the course starts), Varicella (chickenpox) verification, and a Self Query (please contact the Aerie Office) by Monday December 2nd, 2019. If you can't meet this deadline please contact the Aerie office to make other arrangements.
SCHEDULE & LOCATION: This EMT course will start with an intensive five days of instruction, one day off and five more days of instruction.(the following two weekends class will be held all day on Saturday and Sunday. Please see the detailed schedule below.
January 2nd through the 6th (Thursday to Monday) will be 8 am to 6 pm in McGill hall, exact room TBD.
January 7th- Day off
January 8th through 12th (Wednesday to Sunday) 8am to 6pm in McGill Hall, exact room TBD.
January 18th-19th (Sat. & Sun.) will be 8 am to 6 pm. in McGill hall exact room TBD.
January 25th (Sat.) will be in McGill Hall, exact room TBD
January 26th (Sun.) will be the practical exam. Exact building and room number TBD.
An information packet with all the course details will be emailed to every student two months before the course begins. Please be sure that your email is current and working. Be advised that this packet is sent from our database and does have a tendency to go to the Junk or Spam folder. Be sure to check both places if your packet is not in you inbox.
If you have any questions for concerns, please feel free to contact Aerie Backcountry Medicine at (406) 542 - 9972 or firstname.lastname@example.org