Emergency Medical Technician Program

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Description:

QCC offers a 220-hour Emergency Medical Technician course (HE-200) designed to prepare students for the New York State Department of Health emergency medical technician certification exam. The course includes 108 hours of lecture, 88 hours of practical skill instruction, and 24 hours spent on a 911 ambulance under the guide of a preceptor. Students enrolled in the class must adhere to strict attendance and punctuality policies as mandated by the NYS DOH. Students completing the course registered through the Health and Physical Education department will receive 9.5 college credits.

Prerequisite:

Current CPR Professional Rescuer (ARC) or BLS for the Healthcare Provider (AHA) certification is required. Students must be 18 years old by the certification exam date.

Faculty:

Daniel Armstrong, Program Coordinator  DArmstrong@qcc.cuny.edu ; Stephen Whitlock, EMT-P, CIC; Kevin Rummel, EMT-P, CIC; and Certified Lab Instructors

Registration:

If you are not currently a Queensborough Community College student the first step towards registering would be to contact the Office of Admissions (http://www.qcc.cuny.edu/admissions/index.html)

Phone: 718-281-5000   Email: Admissions@qcc.cuny.edu

If you are a current Queensborough Community College student and you have taken the pre-requisite, HE-110 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation course you can register for the course thorough CUNYFirst. If you took CPR elsewhere please contact the Department of Health, Physical Education, and Dance or your academic advisor to register.

Phone: 718-631-6322 Email: HPED@qcc.cuny.edu

Students can also register for the class through the Office of Continuing Education but will not receive the 9.5 college credits. Contact the office of Continuing Education or see the current Continuing Education Bulletin for details.

Phone: 718-631-6343 Email:QCCContinuingEd@qcc.cuny.edu

Class Schedule:

In the Spring and Fall semesters the class meets Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6pm to 10pm, plus 10 Saturdays from 9pm to 6pm. Two 12 hour shifts on a 911 ambulance is also required. These ambulance sessions will be scheduled by your instructor. Inquire for further details.

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