This course prepares candidates for certification as an Emergency Medical Technician according to the regulations set forth by the State of New Jersey in accordance with the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) National EMS Education Standards. Total scheduled class time is approximately 220 hours and may vary by student. The breakdown of the hours include: 190 classroom hours (70 hrs. are practical), 10 (5 hour shifts) emergency room. In the structured hospital clinical experience, in the emergency department, there is an optional observational experience with a paramedic unit. Eligible students who successfully complete this course will be offered endorsement to take the New Jersey State EMT written examination in order to obtain certification. 

Books are sold separately at the RVCC Golden Lion Bookstore.

For more information contact, Inieka.Stafford@raritanval.edu

HLTH-104
Emergency Medical Technician 6 Credits

Prerequisites/Co requisites: Basic Life Support (BLS): CPR for Healthcare Providers completion card provided by the American Heart Association.

Instructor: Christopher Stellatella
CRN 25709    Sec. 01
Sat     9am-5pm
Mon/Wed    7pm-10pm

*This course is offered in conjunction with The Somerset County Emergency Services Training Academy located at 402 Roycefield Road, Hillsborough, NJ, 08844.

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HLTH-104
Emergency Medical Technician 6 Credits

Prerequisites/Co requisites: Basic Life Support (BLS): CPR for Healthcare Providers completion card provided by the American Heart Association.

Instructor: Alfred Low-Beer

CRN 27217    Sec. 02Y
Mon    8:30am-4:30pm

Hybrid Class:  Online assignments replace some on campus time. Online component will use State software.

*This course is offered in conjunction with The Cinton First Aid & Rescue Squad located at 48 Old Highway 22, Annandale, NJ, 08801.

The this certificate earns you 6 college credits. To enroll in either program you must Apply to the College.