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Become an Emergency Medical Technician

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In Spring 2021, the EMT class will be offered to current BU students, faculty, and staff only.

The Emergency Medical Technician course is designed to prepare an individual to take the National Registry EMT written exam and state psychomotor exam that is offered at Boston University by Emergency Medical Services. The class is open to BU students. The EMT course is offered every fall, spring, and summer semester.

Topics covered in the course include, but are not limited to:

  • Medical, legal, and ethical issues in EMS
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Pharmacology for the EMT-Basic
  • Respiratory emergencies
  • Cardiac emergencies
  • Endocrine emergencies
  • Environmental emergencies
  • Neurological emergencies
  • OB/GYN emergencies
  • Medical emergencies
  • Traumatic emergencies
  • Ambulance operations
  • Pediatric and geriatric emergencies

If you would like more information about the class, please contact us at or 617-358-1891.

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