Our mission is to provide and maintain a non-profit emergency medical services (EMS) system which will protect, educate and serve the residents and visitors of the Town of Seymour and surrounding towns in a consistent and professional manner, providing the highest quality emergency medical care and service to the community.
What You Get
Hands on Demonstrations
Practical Application Settings
Educational Life Experiences
Life Saving Skills
Foundation for Learning New Info & Skills
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March 20th and 21st 8am-4pm
June 5th and 6th 8am-4pm
Sept 18th and 19th 8am-4pm
Dec 4 and 5 8am-4pm
This course provides the pathway to recertify under the new State of CT requirements for EMR and EMT. It includes a hybrid component to be done prior to the class with assigned topics and 16 hours (2-8 hour days),state-mandated skill sign-off that meets the requirements for recertifying for NREMT as well as the State of CT. The cost of the course also includes CPR for the HCP renewal through the American Heart Association. Also included is a presentation on the necessary paperwork and application process for renewal.
Winter EMT Class 2021
01/11/21 thru 04/21/21
Mon/Wed 6pm – 10pm
and 5 Saturdays (TBD) 8am- 4pm
10% Discount for Fire/EMS/Police/Military (ID required)
This 170 plus hour Emergency Medical Technician (EMT- Basic) course includes all the skills necessary to provide emergency medical care at a basic life support level in accordance with the National Standard Curriculum and the guidelines set forth by the State of Connecticut. This exciting, yet demanding course will be taught through academic lecture, hands-on demonstration, and practical application settings. Reading assignments and on-line training will be part of this program as well. Adults learn in different ways and must take responsibility for their own learning through goal setting, research, and self-evaluation. The instructor is a facilitator of learning who provides objectives, resources, coaching, feedback, and evaluation. Adults bring with them to the educational setting life experiences that can be drawn upon as a foundation for learning new information and skills.
Actively Volunteer at Seymour Ambulance for 1 year and Receive 50% Tuition Reimbursement. Actively Volunteer at Seymour Ambulance for the 2nd year and Receive the remaining 50% Tuition Reimbursement.
- Must be 16 by the last day of class.
- Must have a parental consent form signed if under the age of 18
- Must submit to a criminal background check
- Must submit to a motor vehicle check
- A watch with a second hand
- A 1” binder to organize all practical materials
- 20 hours of clinical time (arranged by course coordinator)
- Successful completion of SMART triage (provided in course)
- Successful completion of NIMS 100, 200, 700, & 800 (done in course)
- Successful completion of the EVOC driving course (done in course)
- Successful completion of CPR for the HCP (done in course)
- Signing and adhering to a course contract and code of conduct
- Business casual attire for clinical rotations
- Rubber sole shoes for class practicals and clinical locations
- Signing a HIPAA agreement form for all clinical locations
- AAOS Emergency Care for the Sick and Injured 10th ed (provided)
- Internet access
- Ability to lift 100 lbs
- Stethoscope for all classroom sessions (provided in course)
- New CT requirement Mental Health First Aid included
- Advanced registration with deposit
- Flu vaccination may be required, speak with course coordinator
EMR to EMT Bridge
Jan 12th – March 13th
Tues/Thurs 6pm – 10pm
and some Saturdays (TBD)
* Must have current EMR certification for a minimum of 1 year.
This 110 plus hour program that bridges current EMRs to EMT by reviewing their current knowledge and building a more in-depth concentration on pharmacology, medication administration, assessment, and scope of practice preparing them to function in the EMT role. This course includes all the skills necessary to provide emergency medical care at a basic life support level in accordance with the National Standard Curriculum and the guidelines set forth by the State of Connecticut. This exciting, yet demanding course will be taught through didactic lectures, hands-on demonstrations, and practical application settings. Reading assignments and on-line training will be part of this program as well. Adults learn in different ways and must take responsibility for their own learning through goal setting, research, and self-evaluation. The instructor is a facilitator of learning who provides objectives, resources, coaching, feedback, and evaluation. Adults bring with them to the educational setting life experiences that can be drawn upon as a foundation for learning new information and skills.
This course has a prerequisite requirement – Must have current EMR certification for a minimum of 1 year.
Students should bring a sack lunch and beverage
Safe Sitter® Course Content:
- Safety Skills: Students learn how to prevent unsafe situations and what to do when faced with dangers such as power failures or weather emergencies.
- Child Care Skills: Students learn tips to manage behavior that will help them stay in control of themselves and the children in their care. Students also learn the ages and stages of child development, as well as practice diapering.
- First Aid & Rescue Skills: Learning skills such as choking rescue is often students’ favorite part of the class. Students also learn a system to help them assess and respond to injuries and illnesses.
- Life & Business Skills: The ability to screen jobs, discuss fees, and greet employers will set students up for success now and in the future. Students practice these skills through various role plays.
CPR Healthcare Provider
Course skills & topics include:
Adult/Child 1 & 2 rescuer CPR and foreign body airway obstruction AED scenarios, rescue breathing, mouth-to-mask breathing and bag valve mask
Infant 1 & 2 rescuer CPR and foreign body airway obstruction.
Participants will receive a two-year American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers Course Completion Card.
Please note, registration for this class is required. Walk-ins will not be accepted.
Designed for anyone with little or no medical training. This course will teach you to recognize cardiac arrest, get emergency care on the way quickly, and help a person until more advanced care arrives to take over.
Video-based course ensures consistency. Instructor-led, hands-on class format reinforces skills proficiency. The course is updated with the newest science and recommendations. Certification is awarded upon completion of this course. Students will receive an American Heart Association Heart Saver CPR AED course completion card that is valid for two years.
During the course, an AHA instructor conducts video-based lessons and works with students to complete their CPR and AED use.
Optional modules in child CPR and AED use and infant CPR, including child and infant choking.
How long is my certification good for?
All American Heart Association courses are two year certifications
Do I have to take a written examination to pass the Heart Saver AED course?
Although a Heart Saver exam is available, you are not required to take a written examination. A certification card will be issued once you have successfully completed the course.
Can I take this course if I am a healthcare provider?
No, all healthcare providers are required to take the BLS for healthcare providers CPR course.
- How to use Portable Suction
- Trauma Assessment step by step – Part 1
- Trauma Assessment step by step – Part 2
- NREMT Seated Spinal Immobilization: KED
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