Emergency Medical Response
What is Boston
University Emergency Response Education?
The Emergency Response Program offers a wide array of basic,
intermediate, and advanced level classes in the fall, spring,
and even summer for students, faculty, staff, and members
of the community.
For BU students who wish
to receive university credit.
Available to BU students,
BU Faculty and Staff, and non-BU members. No university credit
Continuing Education Classes
are offered to those individuals who are required to attend
classes to maintain their medical certification. These classes
are all approved by the Massachusetts Office of Emergency
Medical Services and vary in topics from Pediatric Education
for Prehospital Professionals to Automobile Extrication. EMT
Refresher courses and CPR for the Professional Rescuer and
AED recertification classes are also offered on a regular
Boston University is proud
to offer Emergency Medical Technician Training. This 140-hour
intensive course that prepares students to take the written
and practical EMT exams issued by Massachusetts . Students
learn all aspects of pre-hospital emergency care for injuries
and illnesses, and practice patient assessments and emergency
procedures. Emergency room and ambulance observations are
optional components of the course. There are no course prerequisites,
but students must attend all class sessions and pass written
and practical exams.
EMT-B course is available each semester for university credit
or as a non-credit class. It is also available in the summer.
Student groups and departments at Boston University and beyond
can arrange their own classes on dates and times of their
choosing. In many cases, these classes can be held right in
a department's office building. New state-of-the-art classrooms
in the Fitness and Recreation Center have allowed us to expand
our offerings considerably to include even more introductory
and continuing education classes, including Intermediate and
Advanced First Aid, Pediatric CPR and First Aid, and Basic
Trauma Life Support. New Emergency Response courses will even
offer instructor certification in all levels of CPR and First
Click here to request a group training.
EMT Supplies Online:
We are able to offer many
common Emergency Medical supplies that can be purchased either
online or at the Pro-Shop at the Fitness and Recreation Center.