Northern Pennsylvania Regional College (NPRC) acknowledges the difficulties faced by EMS and fire service organizations related to recruitment, training, and retention of first responders throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. EMS courses are offered to enhance the quality of safety and well-being in our communities.
The continuing education components of this program area serve the staff training needs of fire departments, ambulance services, and other pre-hospital care providers. The successful completion of the courses, coupled with a passing mark on the industry-recognized exam leads to a nationally recognized credential. These trainings are developed to prepare students for the National Registry exam. Available courses include:
- Emergency Medical Responder (8 weeks)
- Emergency Medical Technician (23 weeks)
Course: Emergency Medical Technician
Course Fees: $1,250.00
Location: Warren County Career Center, Warren, PA
Days/Times: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. from Tuesday, August 16, 2022 to Thursday, February 9, 2023
Registration Deadline: Monday, August 8, 2022
Description: This 200 hour course is designed to instruct a student to the level of an Emergency Medical Technician-Basic (EMT) who serve as a vital link in the chain of the health care team. This includes all skills necessary for the individual to provide emergency medical care at a basic life support level with an ambulance service or other specialized service. Warren County residents or organizations may be eligible for financial assistance through the Warren County Community Foundation. Please contact the community foundation for additional information at (814) 726-9553.
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