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EMT Academy

                                                     

EMTs Wanted! The EMT Academy starts in August and goes until the first week in December. Class is Tuesday and Thursday from 6:00 pm until 10:00 pm and Saturdays from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm. Click the link below to apply. The following are required to apply:

  • Copy of Driver’s License or form of government or state issued identification (must be at least 17 years of age to enroll; cannot apply for licenses with Washington DOH until 18 years of age)
  • Have a high school diploma or its equivalent (a variance may be requested if still in high school)
  • A current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification (Basic Life Support [BLS] for Provider certification provided by American Heart Association, American Safety & Health Institute or American Red Cross only).  This certification is available from Sky Valley Fire https://www.skyvalleyfire.org/cpr-first-aid-training .
  • Proof of the following immunizations:Tuberculosis (TB): one of the following within the last six months:1 step TB skin testTB Gold blood testT-spot blood testInterferon-Gamma Release Assay (IGRA) blood testNegative chest x-ray with physician documentation stating you are TB negative
    • Measles (rubeola), mumps, and rubella: two vaccinations or positive titer
    • Varicella (chicken pox): two vaccinations or positive titer
    • Hepatitis B: three vaccinations or positive titer (series in process with two vaccinations complete will be accepted)
  • Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis (Tdap): vaccination within the last ten years
  • Flu: vaccination during the current flu season
  • Meningitis: proof within the past five years if under the age of thirty
  • Must meet State of Washington background requirements including criminal history and drug use.
  • Must have a satisfactory driving record
  • Must be able to physically accomplish the job of being an emergency medical technician
  • All class sessions are required to attend. The student is allowed to miss no more than one (1) class over the entire length of the program for any reason so make sure you are free on the dates class is scheduled.
  • Class begins promptly at the scheduled time and lasts the scheduled number of hours on the scheduled days. The student will be considered tardy if he/she is not in the classroom at the time class starts.  Three (3) tardies will constitute one class absence.

Priority registration will be given to the following groups

  • Persons who reside in the boundaries of Sky Valley Fire's response area
  • Members affiliated with a local fire department or EMS agency including Search and Rescue
  • Students of vocational Firefighting training programs

Additional spots will be based on availability. If there are more applicants then spots available, applicants will be chosen at random via a lottery.

Tuition for the Academy is $1500, this covers the cost of instruction and supplies.

In addition to tuition students will be required to purchase the following:

Wristwatch with a sweep second hand (not digital, phones are not permitted as substitute)

Navy Blue EMS Pants Mens

Navy Blue EMS Pants Womens

Leather Garrison Belt

Composite toe safety boot

Recommended Course Materials

  • Blood-pressure cuff (*MUST BE LATEX FREE)
  • High Quality Stethoscope (*MUST BE LATEX FREE)
  • Penlight
  • Safety glasses (OTG and/or side shields for prescription glasses)
  • Notetaking and organizational materials such as pens, pencils, highlighters, paper, notebooks, post-it flags

Tuition assistance is available for those with a hardship that live in the response area of Sky Valley Fire.

 

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Narrated Lectures

Chapter 1 EMS Systems

Chapter 2 Workforce Safety and Wellness

Chapter 3 Medical, Ethical and Legal Issues

Chapter 4 Communications and Documentation

Chapter 6 Human Body

Chapter 7 Life Span Development

Chapter 8 Lifting and Moving Patients

Chapter 9 Patient Assessment

Chapter 10 Airway Management

Chapter 11 Principles of Pharmacology

Chapter 12 Shock

Chapter 13 BLS Resuscitation

Chapter 14 Medical Overview

Chapter 15 Respiratory Emergencies

Chapter 16 Cardiovascular Emergencies

Chapter 17 Neurological Emergencies

Chapter 18 Gastrointestinal and Urological Emergencies

Chapter 19 Endocrine and Hematological

Chapter 20 Immunological Emergencies

Chapter 21 Toxicology

Chapter 22 Psychiatric Emergencies

Chapter 23 Gynecological Emergencies

Chapter 24 Trauma Overview

Chapter 25 Bleeding

Chapter 26 Soft Tissue Injuries

Chapter 27 Face and Neck Injuries

Chapter 28 Head and Spine Injuries

Chapter 29 Chest Injuries

Chapter 30 Abdominal Emergencies

Chapter 31 Orthopedic Injuries

Chapter 32 Environmental Emergencies

Chapter 33 Emergency Childbirth

Chapter 34 Pediatrics Part A

Chapter 34 Pediatrics Part B

Chapter 35 Geriatric Emergencies

Chapter 36 Special Populations Part 1

Chapter 36 Special Populations Part 2

Chapter 40 Disaster Medicine

Infectious Disease

Introduction to ESO EHR

Skill Videos

Cardiac Arrest Management

Ventilation of an apneic patient

Oxygen Via NRB Mask

Patient Assesment Trauma

IM Epinephrine

Nasal Narcan

 

Class Recordings

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