This program is a minimum of 100 hours in duration and is intended for anyone with an interest in pre-hospital training, beyond First Aid, whom may have to respond to and provide medical support for injured or ill individuals, until arrival of EMS personnel. The Emergency Medical Responder acts in a broader role such as HS&E, Law Enforcement, Military, Fire department, Prisons department, Industrial response teams, Community response team, Security personnel etc. Classes are typically held two days per week (8:30am to 4:30pm) for a period of six weeks
· Minimum two (2) GCE or CSEC passes or equivalent (grades 1-3 general or grade 1 basic). A proficiency exam will be administered for individuals without the academic qualifications.
International exam (USA NREMT)
Successful students will be eligible to challenge the USA National Registry of EMT’s Computer based test (CBT) in Trinidad upon completion (www.nremt.org) and obtain this prestigious certification.
Testing and certification by the NREMT is the standard that is legally accepted for licensure and certification in over forty-six states in the U.S.A, for credentialing EMS providers (EMR, EMT, AEMT and Paramedic).
The exam is held at an approved Pearson Vue testing centre. Three attempts are offered for the EMT exam. E.T.I.T.T is approved by the N.R.E.M.T at the EMR, EMT & AEMT level.
Jones & Bartlett AAOS Emergency Medical Responder 6th edition textbook (or e-book). Please contact supplier Emergency Training Associates for pricing (868-679-2146 or 868-683-3289).