EMS Courses and Certification

EMS Courses and Certification

Emergency Medical Services and First Responder Courses

Are you passionate about helping others? Do you want to learn how to provide efficient and immediate care to the critically ill or injured? Then sign up to become an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or Certified First Responder (CFR). You can refresh your EMT skills, too, through one of our courses.

Summer 2024 - EMT Original and Refresher Courses

Clarkson University, Clarkson Hall - 59 Main Street, Potsdam, NY
Tuesdays (9am - 3pm), Thursdays (9am - 3pm), and two Saturdays (9am - 4pm)

Course begins May 16th, 2024 (Orientation) until August 10th (Practical Skills Exam Date)
Instructor(s) - James McGrath

Original cost: $1025.00 (includes text, online materials, Uniform shirts and a vital signs kit)

PLEASE NOTE: Registration and payment is due by May 1st, 2024. To register, please go to the following link: https://forms.gle/NFxFUDUGTSAKnwNH9 Registrations and payments can be mailed but need to be received by the above dates or at the EMS Office, room 3008 in Clarkson Hall, 59 Main Street, Potsdam, NY by May 1st, 2024.

For information on how to register, email emt.clarkson.edu

Certified EMS agencies can submit for NYS reimbursement upon the student’s successful receipt of NYS EMS Certification.

Anyone interested after the application deadline but before the start of classes should email emt@clarkson.edu and if there are openings still available - we may be able to get you into class.

Continuing Medical Education

Emergency medical Technicians (EMTs) can re-certify themselves by attending Continuing Medical Education Sessions (CMEs). They are conducted 8 months of the year and more information can be found here.

For further information, please contact the Earl R. and Barbara D. Lewis School of Health Sciences at 315-268-4444, or by email at emt@clarkson.edu

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