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Indiana University of Pennsylvania

www.iup.edu

IUP Institute for Rural Health & Safety p 724-357-4051

2712 West Pike Road www.iup.edulhighway

Indiana, Pennsylvania 15701

Fall 2015 Online/Hybrid EMT Course

At EMMCO-West

IUP Emergency Services Training announces an Online/Hybrid EMT course in partnership with EMMCOWest.

This program is primarily designed for future EMS personnel, but is appropriate for anyone who

may respond to emergencies including fire/rescue personnel, nurses, coaches or athletic trainers, safety

professionals, etc. Participants who successfully complete this program are eligible to take National

Registry of EMTs certification exams for PA and national certification.

FIRST SESSION: Tues. 8/18 6-9PM COURSE DATES: 8/24 – 12/6/2015

LAB SESSIONS: Sat/Sun 9-5 on: 9/26-27; 10/24-25; 12/5-6 (All sessions mandatory)

LOCATION: EMMCO-West Office: 16271 Conneaut Lake Rd. Meadville, PA 16335

COST: $600 (textbook and online access code included) *additional fees as required for NREMT

exam fee and clinical contacts for unaffiliated students (see page 2)

This hybrid EMT course is designed for students who are self-motivated, academically disciplined and

technologically proficient with standard computer applications. Students will complete required course

lessons online each week and attend skill labs on scheduled days. See reverse for technical

requirements, list of co-requisites and additional fees not included in the course cost. Students must be

at least 18 years of age to enroll.

PREREGISTRATION is required. To enroll please complete the form below and return it with a $200.00

nonrefundable deposit (check or MO payable to “IUP”) by 8/7/15. The remaining fee ($400 check/MO

payable to IUP) will be due at the first class session. Enrollment is limited and will be accepted until the

class is filled.

*IUP reserves the right to cancel any program for any reason, including insufficient enrollment, at which

time all deposit/registration fees would be refunded.

Contact IUP Emergency Services Training for additional information at (724) 357-4051

Mail to: IUP EST, 2712 West Pike Rd. Indiana PA 15701

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Enrollment Form – please print clearly

Name Course IUP EMMCO-W Hybrid Fall 2015

Address ________________________________________________________________ _

City ____ State Zip Code ________________

Primary Phone Email address _________________________________________

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

www.iup.edu

IUP Institute for Rural Health & Safety p 724-357-4051

2712 West Pike Road www.iup.edulhighway

Indiana, Pennsylvania 15701

Online/Hybrid EMT Course

Technical Requirements:

Students will need regular access to a reliable computer with:

• Current operating system

• Robust internet connection

• Current Flash player

• Active email account

Students need to be able to create user accounts, navigate a web-based learning platform, send and

receive emails, attach files, and open attachments using common computer applications. Students

without good

academic or computer skills should consider a traditional classroom format instead.

Co-requisites:

*In addition to online and lab sessions students must complete 10 patient contacts at an approved

field site. This will require:

Up to date immunizations and current negative TB test (cost

varies) PSP criminal clearance ($10)

Malpractice insurance at student rates ($38 www.hpso.com)

*Costs or fees to meet these requirements are not included in the course fee.

Students must also complete these co-requisite courses to be eligible for PA

EMT certification exams:

• IS 100.b (available free online)

• IS 700.a (available free online)

• Hazardous Materials Awareness course

Criminal History:

Students must complete a criminal history form for PA DOH upon enrollment in the course. Students

with a positive criminal history may not be eligible for EMT certification or field/clinical experiences. For

more information please see the NREMT policy at https://www.nremt.org/nremt/about/policy_felony.asp

or the PA

DOH EMS regulations at http://www.pacode.com/secure/data/028/chapter1023/subchapBtoc.html

College credit for IUP Students:

IUP students who successfully complete the EMT course at IUP are eligible for up to 4 transfer credits

through the department of Kinesiology, Health & Sport Science. More information will be available at the

orientation session.

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