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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Learn about Pennsylvania Department of Health Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certification program.
 

What does the program cover?

The EMT course is 220 hours of instruction that covers the following in accordance with the National EMS Education Standards:

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Assessment of injuries and illnesses (Medical and Trauma)
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) & Automated External Defibrillation (AED)
  • Pediatric and geriatric emergencies
  • Environmental emergencies
  • Lifting, moving and transportation of patients
  • Assisting patients with their own prescribed medications
  • The overall roles and responsibilities of the EMT

The EMT programs, both in-classroom and blended require mandatory corequisite courses listed below. The due dates for these courses are determined by your specific course syllabus and are to be completed in order to be eligible for your NREMT certification exam. More information will be provided at the first class session.

Hazardous Materials Response - Awareness

FEMA Classes - Students must register on the FEMA site for a Student ID #.

NIMS IS-100: Introduction to Incident Command System

NIMS IS-700: National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction

NIMS IS-200: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents (Prerequisites: NIMS 100 and 700)

NIMS IS-800: National Response Framework, An Introduction

www.reportabusepa.pitt.edu/ - Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse 

 

How do I register?

Register online (Reference the Section Number as locations cannot be displayed within this link) or call 717-780-2414.

  • We will not accept registrations less than 14 days before the program start date. Payment is due at the time of registration. 
  • Please use the EMS Permission to Bill (pdf) for third party billing. 
  • Students must be 16 years old before the first day of class.
  • Please be advised that the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Bureau of EMS conducts criminal background checks. Having a criminal history may affect your ability to complete the required testing for certification. For more information, please call 717-780-1969.
     

How much does the program cost?

  • Tuition for the EMT program is $825.00. The textbook is not included.
  • The required textbook is: Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured, Essentials 11th ed.
  • The textbook may be obtained directly from the publisher or other retailers such as Amazon.
  • Digital format options from Google ebooks or CourseSmart are acceptable.
    It is the responsibility of the EMT student to obtain the required textbook for the EMT Program. Students MUST have a textbook by the first class session.
  • Students are required to wear a uniform to every class session. HACC provides uniform shirts. Students are responsible for navy blue work pants, black work boots, and a black belt.
  • Upon successful completion of the EMT Program students are eligible for their EMT certification exams. 
  • These exams are administered by the Pa. Department of Health–Bureau of EMS/National Registry of EMTs (Psychomotor) and the National Registry of EMTs/Pearson-Vue test centers (Cognitive).
  • Please note that there is a separate fee associated with the Cognitive exam ($80.00/attempt) that is paid to the National Registry of EMTs.

 

Section #

Class Location

Date

Days/Times

 

 

 

 

51054

 

 

Loyalsock Fire Company

715 Northway Rd

Williamsport, PA 17701

County: Lycoming

 

 

Jan. 7 - May 9, 2020

Registration deadline is Dec. 20, 2019 or until class is full.

 

Tuesdays & Thursdays

6 - 10 p.m.

Saturdays

Jan. 11, 28, Feb. 22, March 7, April 4, 18, May 2, 9

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 

 

 

51056

 

Southern Alleghenies EMS Council

3013 Beale Ave, Suite B101

Altoona, PA 16601

County: Blair

 

 

Jan. 9 - June 4, 2020

Registration deadline is Dec. 20, 2019 or until class is full.

 

Tuesdays & Thursdays

6 - 10 p.m.

Saturdays

Jan. 11, Feb. 1, March 14, April 4, 25, May16

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 

 

 

50876

 

HACC - Shumaker Public Safety Center

One HACC Dr, Entrance 5

Harrisburg, PA 17110

County: Dauphin

 

 

Jan. 13 - May 20, 2020

Registration deadline is Jan. 3, 2020 or until class is full.

 

 

Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays

6 - 10 p.m.

 

 

 

50877

 

Wellspan York Hospital

1001 S George St

Education Pavilion, Rm 21

York, PA 17403

County: York

 

 

Jan. 15 - May 21, 2020

Registration deadline is Jan. 3, 2020 or until class is full.

 

 

Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays

6 - 10 p.m.

 

 

 

51063

 

Adams County Emergency Services Center

230 Greenamyer Ln

Gettysburg, PA 17325

County: Adams

 

 

Jan. 21 - May 26, 2020

Registration deadline is Jan. 3, 2020 or until class is full.

 

Tuesdays & Thursdays

6 - 10 p.m.

Saturdays

Feb. 1, 15, 29, March14, 28, April 11, 25, May 9

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 

 

 

50878

 

HACC - Shumaker Public Safety Center

One HACC Dr, Entrance 5

Harrisburg, PA 17110

County: Dauphin

 

 

Feb. 7 - Apr. 10, 2020

Registration deadline is Jan. 24, 2020 or until class is full.

 

 

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays

8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

 

 

 

50622

 

Lancaster Co Public Safety Training Center

101 Champ Blvd

Manheim, PA 17545

County: Lancaster

 

 

Feb. 4 - June 10, 2020

Registration deadline is Jan.  21, 2020 or until the class is full.

 

 

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays

6 - 10 p.m.

 

 

 

51133

 

HACC's Lancaster Campus

1641 Old Philadelphia Pike

Lancaster, PA 17602

County: Lancaster

 

 

June 11 - July 28, 2020

Registration deadline is May 22, 2020 or until class is full.

 

 

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 

 

 

51132

 

HACC - Shumaker Public Safety Center

One HACC Dr, Entrance 5

Harrisburg, PA 17110

County: Dauphin

 

June 15 - July 29, 2020

Registration deadline is May 22, 2020 or until class is full.

 

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 

 

51131

 

HACC's York Campus

1020 Pennsylvania Ave

York, PA 17404

County: York

 

June 16 - July 30, 2020

Registration deadline is May 22, 2020 or until class is full.

 

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 

 

 

60122

 

HACC - Shumaker Public Safety Center

One HACC Dr, Entrance 5

Harrisburg, PA 17110

County: Dauphin

 

 

Aug. 3 - Dec. 10, 2020

Registration deadline is July 16, 2020 or until class is full.

 

 

Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays

6 - 10 p.m.

 

 

 

 

60135

 

 

Adams County Emergency Services Center

230 Greenamyer Ln

Gettysburg, PA 17325

County: Adams

 

 

 

Aug. 4 - Dec. 20, 2020

Registration deadline is July 16, 2020 or until class is full.

 

Tuesdays & Thursdays

6 - 10 p.m.

Saturdays

May 18 , Aug. 29, Sept. 12, 26, Oct.10, 24, Nov. 7, Dec. 5

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 

 

 

60123

 

Wellspan York Hospital

1001 S George St

Education Pavilion, Rm 21

York, PA 17403

County: York

 

 

Aug. 5 - Dec. 14, 2020

Registration deadline is July 23, 2020 or until class is full.

 

 

Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays

6 - 10 p.m.

 

 

 

60124

 

HACC - Shumaker Public Safety Center

One HACC Dr, Entrance 5

Harrisburg, PA 17110

County: Dauphin

 

 

Sept. 14 - Dec. 12, 2020

Registration deadline is Aug. 28, 2020 or until class is full.

 

 

Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 

 

 

EMT Online/Blended

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Program.

Our online/blended EMT program is a combination of self-paced online modules with interactive assignments and discussions through the Desire2Learn (D2L) online platform. Students are required to attend in-classroom lab sessions throughout the program to demonstrate their competency in numerous psychomotor skills, complete testing requirements and prepare for the National Registry examinations.

We encourage you to complete the Self-Assessment for Online Learning to determine your potential aptitude for this learning platform.
 
Students enrolling in the blended programs are expected to have a basic understanding of: Basic Internet navigation methods that include browser navigation, utilizing bookmarks, search terms, navigating to web addresses and utilizing hyperlinks.
 

Register Online (Reference the Section Number as locations cannot be displayed in this link) or call 717-780-2414. We will not accept registrations less than 14 days before the program start date.
 

Please note:

  • Payment is due at the time of registration.
  • Upon successful completion of the EMT Program students are eligible for their EMT certification exams. 
  • These exams are administered by the Pa. Department of Health–Bureau of EMS/National Registry of EMTs (Psychomotor) and the National Registry of EMTs/Pearson-Vue test centers (Cognitive).
  • There is a separate fee associated with the Cognitive exam ($80.00/attempt) that is paid to the National Registry of EMTs.
  • Registration for the online classes closes 14 days prior to the start date.

Section #

Class Location

Dates

Days/Times

 

 

 

51203

Online D2L

&

JC Blair Memorial Hospital

1225 Warm Springs Ave

Huntingdon, PA 16652

County: Huntingdon

 

Feb.3 - June 1, 2020

Lab Sessions:

Every Monday

Registration deadline is Jan.17, 2020 or until class is full.

 

Mondays 

6 - 10 p.m. 

No class on May 25

 

 

 

50479

 

Online D2L

&

HACC - Shumaker Public Safety Center

One HACC Dr, Entrance 5

Harrisburg, PA 17110

County: Dauphin

 

Feb. 22 - May 31, 2020

Lab Sessions:

Feb. 22

March 7, 21

April 4,18

May 2, 16, 30, 31

Registration deadline is Feb. 7, 2020 or until class is full.

 

 

Every other Saturday

(See dates)

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Sunday

May 31

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 

 

 

 

51057

 

Online D2L

&

Allegany College of Maryland - Bedford Campus

18 N River Ln

Everett, PA 15537

County: Bedford

 

Feb. 22 - May 31, 2020

Lab Sessions:

Feb. 22

March 7, 21

April 4, 18

May 2, 16, 30, 31

Registration deadline is Feb. 7, 2020 or until class is full.

 

 

Every other Saturday

(See dates)

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Sunday

May 31

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 

 

 

 

51295

 

Online D2L

&

Lackawanna College

Towanda Center 

1024 S. Main St 

Towanda, PA 18848

County: Bradford 

 

Feb. 22 - May 31, 2020

Lab Sessions:

Feb. 22

March 7, 21

April 4, 18

May 2, 6, 30, 31

Registration deadline is Feb. 7, 2020 or until class is full.

 

Every other Saturday

(See dates)

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Sunday

May 31

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 

 

 

 

50480

 

Online D2L

&

HACC - Shumaker Public Safety Center

One HACC Dr, Entrance 5

Harrisburg, PA 17110

County: Dauphin

 

Mar. 8 - June 14, 2020

Lab Sessions:

March 8, 22

April 5, 19

May 3, 17, 31

June 13, 14

Registration deadline is Feb. 21, 2019 or until class is full.

 

 

Every other Sunday

(See dates)

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Saturday

June 13

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 

 

 

 

51369

 

 

Online D2L 

Royersford Fire Co 

299 Walnut St

Royersford, PA 19468

County: Montgomery

 

 

Mar. 22 - June 28, 2020 

Lab Sessions: 

March 22

April 5, 19

May 3, 17, 31

June 14, 27, 28

Registration deadline is March 6, 2020 or until the class is full. 

 

Every other Sunday

(See dates)

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Saturday

June 27

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 

 

 

 

50481

 

Online D2L

&

HACC - Shumaker Public Safety Center

One HACC Dr, Entrance 5

Harrisburg, PA 17110

County: Dauphin

 

 

March 23 - July 27, 2020

Lab Sessions:

Every Monday

Registration deadline is March 6, 2020 or until class is full.

 

 

 

Mondays

6 - 10 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

50482

 

 

 

Online D2L

&

HACC - Shumaker Public Safety Center

One HACC Dr, Entrance 5

Harrisburg, PA 17110

County: Dauphin

 

March 31 - July 21, 2020

Lab Sessions:

Every Other Tuesday

March 31

April 14, 28

May 12, 26

June 9, 23

July 7, 1

Registration deadline is March 13, 2020 or until class is full.

 

 

 

 

 

Every Other Tuesday

(See dates)

8 a.m - 5 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

50483

 

Online D2L

&

HACC - Shumaker Public Safety Center

One HACC Dr, Entrance 5

Harrisburg, PA 17110

County: Dauphin

 

 

June 7 - Sept. 13, 2020

Lab Sessions:

June 7, 21

July 5, 19

Aug. 2, 16, 30

Sept. 12, 13

Registration deadline is May 22, 2020 or until class is full.

 

 

Every other Sunday

(See dates)

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Saturday

Sept. 12

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 

 

 

 

60130

 

 

Online D2L

&

HACC - Shumaker Public Safety Center

One HACC Dr, Entrance 5

Harrisburg, PA 17110

County: Dauphin

 

Aug. 29 - Dec. 6, 2020

Lab Sessions:

Aug. 29

Sept. 12, 26

Oct. 10, 24

Nov. 7, 21

Dec. 5, 6

Registration deadline is Aug. 13, 2020 or until the class is full.

 

 

Every other Saturday

(See dates)

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Sunday

Dec. 6

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 

 

 

60131

 

Online D2L

&

HACC - Shumaker Public Safety Center

One HACC Dr, Entrance 5

Harrisburg, PA 17110

County: Dauphin

 

Aug. 30 - Dec. 6, 2020

Lab Sessions:

Aug. 30

Sept. 13, 27

Oct. 11, 25

Nov 8, 22

Dec. 5, 6

Registration deadline is Aug. 13, 2020 or until the class is full.

 

 

Every other Sunday

(See dates)

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Saturday

Dec. 5

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 

 

 

 

60132

 

Online D2L

&

HACC - Shumaker Public Safety Center

One HACC Dr, Entrance 5

Harrisburg, PA 17110

County: Dauphin

 

Sept. 8 - Dec. 6, 2020

Lab Sessions:

Sept. 8, 22

Oct. 6, 20

Nov. 3, 17

Dec. 1, 5, 6

Registration deadline is Aug. 25, 2020 or until class is full.

 

Every other Tuesday

(See dates)

6 - 10 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday

Dec. 5-6

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 

 

 

60133

 

Online D2L

&

HACC - Shumaker Public Safety Center

One HACC Dr, Entrance 5

Harrisburg, PA 17110

County: Dauphin

 

 

 

Nov. 2, 2020 - Mar. 15, 2021

Lab Sessions:

Every Monday

Registration deadliine is Oct. 16, 2020 or until class is full.

 

 

 

Mondays

6 - 10 p.m.

 

EMR to EMT BRIDGE ONLINE/BLENDED 

Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) Bridge to Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program.
 

Our online/blended EMR to EMT Bridge program is a combination of self-paced online modules with interactive assignments and discussions through the Desire2Learn (D2L) online platform. Students are required to attend in-classroom lab sessions throughout the program to demonstrate their competency in numerous psychomotor skills, complete testing requirements and prepare for the National Registry examinations.

We encourage you to complete the Self-Assessment for Online Learning to determine your potential aptitude for this learning platform.

  

How do I register?

  • Register Online or over the phone by calling 717-780-2414.
  • Payment is due at the time of registration.
  • *A copy of your current Pennsylvania Emergency Medical Responder card and CPR card must be submitted before the start of the program.
     

How much does the program cost?

  • Tuition for the program is $600.00.
  • The required textbook is: Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured, 11th ed.
  • The textbook may be obtained directly from the publisher or other retailers such as Amazon.
  • Digital format options from Google ebooks or CourseSmart are acceptable.
  • It is the responsibility of the EMT Bridge student to obtain the required textbook for the EMT Program. Students MUST have a textbook by the first class session.

Section #

Class Location

Dates

Days/Times

 

 

 

50485

 

Online D2L

&

HACC - Shumaker Public Safety Center

One HACC Dr, Entrance 5

Harrisburg, PA 17110

County: Dauphin

 

 

March 21 - May 31, 2020

Lab Sessions:

March 21 

April 4,18

May 2, 16, 30, 31

Registration deadline is March 6, 2020 or until class is full.

 

Saturdays
(See dates)

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Sunday

May 31

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 

 

 

 

51371

 

 

Online D2L 

Royersford Fire Co 

299 Walnut St

Royersford, PA 19468

County: Montgomery

 

April 19 - June 28, 2020 

Lab Sessions: 

April 19 

May 3, 7, 31

June 14, 27, 28

Registration deadline is April 6, 2020 or until the class is full.

 

Every other Sunday

(See dates)

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Saturday

June 27 

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 

 

 

60126

 

Online D2L

&

HACC - Shumaker Public Safety Center

One HACC Dr, Entrance 5

Harrisburg, PA 17110

County: Dauphin

 

July 5 - Sept. 13, 2020

Lab Sessions:

July 5, 19 

Aug. 2, 16, 30

Sept. 12-13 

Registration deadline is June 18, 2020 or until class is full.

 

Every other Sunday

(See dates)

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Saturday

Sept. 12

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 

 

 

60134

 

Online D2L

&

HACC - Shumaker Public Safety Center

One HACC Dr, Entrance 5

Harrisburg, PA 17110

County: Dauphin

 

Sept. 26 - Dec. 6, 2020

Lab Sessions:

Sept. 26

Oct 10, 24

Nov. 7, 21

Dec. 5-6 

Registration deadline is Sept. 11, 2020 or until class is full.

 

 

Every other Saturday

(See dates)

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Sunday

Dec. 6

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 

Where can I get more information?

For more information, please call 717-780-1969 or email emstrng@hacc.edu.

 

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