This course meets all of the requirements set forth by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians and the Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services to become certified as an Emergency Medical Technician in Virginia. This course typically meets two nights a week from 6:00pm-10:00pm. There are currently plans to hold an EMT course in late summer/fall of 2020. Our Spring/Summer course had to be cancelled due to COVID-19. All information provided below is courtesy of the Virginia OEMS form TR.14B which provides the functional job description for an EMT.
Qualifications for State Certification:
To qualify for state certification, the applicant must at a minimum:
The EMT must demonstrate competency in handling emergencies utilizing basic life support equipment and skills in accordance wit the objectives in the U.S. Departement of Transportation National EMS Education Standards for the EMT to include having the ability to:
Description of Tasks
The Basic Life Support Provider must: