This online registration form allows you to register and pay for your class in one easy step. The down payment for this course is required to complete registration (payment information will be collected at the end of the form).

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Course Information:


Missoula, MT

Sep 28, 2021 - Nov 6, 2021


Course Details:

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.

SCHEDULE: This class will be over nights and weekends. Each week class will be Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 1730 to 2130.  The select weekend dates will have class all day from 0800 to 1800.  Here is the full schedule:

Tues 9/28 - Thur 9/30, 1730-2130
Tues 10/5 - Thur 10/7, 1730-2130
Sat 10/9 - Sun 10/9, 0800-1800
Tues 10/12 - Thur 10/14, 1730-2130
Sat 10/16 - Sun 10/17, 0800-1800
Tues 10/19 - Thur 10/21
Tues 10/26 - Thur 10/28
Sat 10/30 - Sun 10/31
Tues 11/2 - Thur 11/4
Sat 11/6: NREMT Exam (This practical exam is included in the cost of your tuition, please include this date into your schedule. )

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.

LOCATION: Missoula, MT - Exact classroom location TBD.

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. ISBN-13: 978-0134704456 ISBN-10: 0134704452  NOTE: We highly discourage students from using previous versions of this textbook, as curriculum points are outdated.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.

This document will contain more detailed information about the immunization & records:

This document will contain more detailed information and how-to steps for obtaining your Self-Query results:

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, a record of the flu shot and a Self Query background check (please contact the Aerie Office) by Monday, July 1st, 2021. If you can't meet this deadline please contact the Aerie office to make other arrangements. You may turn it these documents through mail, fax or email.

 We are unable to accept picture of medical records due to formatting issues (this includes having a JPEG and exporting it as a PDF), it challenges its validity. You will be asked to resubmit and this delay may cause you to miss the submission deadline.

An information packet with all the course details will be emailed to every student 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 if your packet is not in your inbox. If you have any questions for concerns, please feel free to contact Aerie Backcountry Medicine at (406) 542 - 9972 or

Looking for more?

Consider being a student on our Semester in Wilderness Medicine (SWM) programs.

These semester programs include EMT and Wilderness EMT education, along with a host of other professional level certifications and experiences. Click here to learn more.

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