What to Expect
The Emergency Medical Technician Program covers
- The study of human anatomy and physiology.
- Diagnosis and treatment of patients in a variety of medical and trauma emergencies.
- Procedures in emergency care, emergency equipment and mobile communication systems.
Hands-on training is provided to the student through facilities at NAIT, active treatment hospitals, basic and advanced life support ambulance services and other allied emergency services.
A number of course hours must be completed off campus and involve weekend and shift work.
Classroom & Study Hours
- As of Fall of 2015, classes will be held Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings and every other weekend both Saturday and Sunday.
- For every hour spent in class students can anticipate to spend an additional 2 to 3 hours completing self-study.
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