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Take an emergency medical response class for academic credit

PDP credit courses are a great way for students to schedule a workout into their academic weeks or balance their course loads. From swimming to group fitness to dance, BU offers something for everyone! Classes generally meet once or twice a week, for varying times. Most are held in BU’s new, state-of-the-art Fitness and Recreation Center. Register for your class on StudentLink, and then pay fees (if necessary) on My FitRec.

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PDP ER 400 Emergency Medical Technician

Summer ‘15

This 140+ EMT course prepares students to take the written and practical EMT exams issued by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts or the National Registry of EMTs. Students learn all aspects of pre-hospital emergency care for injuries and illnesses, as well as practice patient assessment and emergency procedures. Emergency room and ambulance observations are additional components of the course. There are no course prerequisites, but students must attend all class sessions and pass written and practical exams. Class fee includes required texts and CPR training.  [ Var cr. ]

Section Days Times Instructor Location
SC1 MTWR 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Levy FRC 122
SC1 S 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Levy FRC 122
SC1 U 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Levy FRC 122
SC2 MTW 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Levy FRC 222
SC2 S 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Levy FRC 222
SC2 U 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Levy FRC 222

PDP ER 401 Online Emergency Medical Technician

Summer ‘15

This course consists of lectures given online by an instructor teaching in real time. Labs are held on select days in person at Boston University. Ambulance and hospital observations are arranged with local companies and hospitals. Students must have a computer with working webcam, speakers and microphone and reliable access to internet. This course prepares students to take the written and practical EMT exams issued by the Massachusetts Dept. of Public Health and the National Registry of EMTs. Class fee includes required textbooks, materials, lab and certification fees and CPR training.   [ Var cr. ]

Section Days Times Instructor Location
SC1 TWR 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Levy FRC 221
SC1 SU 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Levy FRC 221

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