Holyoke Community College, in collaboration with the Quaboag Valley Community Development Corporation and Emergency Medical Training Solutions, is offering an EMT training program at the E2E: Quaboag Region Workforce Training and Community College Center at 79 Main St., beginning March 5.
The EMT-B Emergency Medical Technician Basic course meets on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 to 10 p.m. and on select Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. until June 20, 2018. The 13-week program consists of more than 170 hours of in-class lectures and additional online study, training, field trips and workshops designed to prepare students for the state EMT certification exam. The course covers all aspects of emergency care including patient handling, extrication, and communication, working with law enforcement, legal issues, ethics, medical equipment, and safe transportation of patients.
The course fee is $1,099 plus $200 for texts.