Become an EMT

Registration for Summer 2024 EMT Class will open on March 14 at 6pm.

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 EMT course is open to both the BU community and the general public. It 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

    Register for a class here.