EMR-EMT Bridge Blended Course Tuesday, Thursday Evenings

August 6, 2020 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
SAVE A LIFE Corporation
1557 Coon Rapids Blvd
Coon Rapids, MN 55433
SAVE A LIFE Corporation


Dates:  June 25th-Aug. 6th Tuesday/Thursday. 5:30-9:30 PM

June 25th, 30th, July 2nd, 7th, 9th, 14th, 16th, 21st, 23rd, 28th, 30th, 4th, 6th Test
Aug 4th Practice/Scenarios and Fisdap testing. August 6th Skill testing day.

Sept. 17th, 22nd, 24th, 29th, Oct. 1st, 6th, 8th, 13th, 15th, 20th, 22nd, 27th, 29th Test.
Oct. 27th Practice/Scenarios and Fisdap testing. Oct. 29th Skill testing day.

* the 29th could get extended if students require more time.

*Students do not need to be 18 by the end of the course. * New NREMT age changes.

This course is for Current EMR’s that want to use the credit of what they have received as an EMR and join a current EMT Course and finish with the class as an EMT.

This course is based on Minnesota National EMS Education Standards that will govern the way you learn and practice EMS. This course meets the current American Heart Association guidelines for CPR and ECC.

We will be using the Emergency Care 14th edition, This is the most current selection of EMS practice and shows what the EMS systems and EMT’s are doing around the country.

Students will be taught to recognize, safely assess, and effectively manage crisis situations and patients of an emergency nature encountered in the field Pre-hospital setting. EMT’s can work in areas such as an Ambulance driver, Emergency Department, Clinic, EMS team for Fire, Police departments, Event work, and Transportation drivers.

Bridge Course-Blended EMT course includes:
1. AHA BLS CPR course in class
2. Pearson Online program with eText, Multimedia, quizzes, flashcards, audio text, code is available for 2 years. You can access MyLab BRADY from Blackboard Learn, Bright space by D2L, Canvas, or Moodle.
3. 52+ classroom hours with experienced EMT’s, Paramedics.
4. Clinical experiences in a variety of settings
5. 2 attempts of Fisdap or equivalent Pre-test for the NREMT test
6. A SAVE A LIFE polo shirt for class sessions and for clinical shifts.

Additional fees:
1. Required classroom uniform: SAL polo, and or white short/long-sleeved dress shirt. EMT black or navy dress pants. EMS boots or black shoes for the classroom.
2. Clinical uniform: Every student is required to wear SAVE A LIFE polo, EMT, or 511 pants and EMS boots.
3. NREMT exam to be paid at the examination station of your choice. $80. Exam Type: Computer Adaptive, Questions: 70-120, Time Limit: 2 hours.
4. A paper textbook can be purchased for an additional fee.

When students have completed all required coursework of 52 hours of Classroom, 60+ hours of Online coursework, Clinical experience, Passing of Psychomotor skills, and a passing score for the Pre-test, Fisdap, or equivalent. The course is 112 hours and the current EMR = 160 hours.

The student will receive:
1. Eligibility to take the National Registry’s Emergency Medical Technician exam.home,pearsonvue.com/nremt
2. After passing the NREMT exam you can fill out an application for the Minnesota Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board Certified valid for 2 years.

*Attendance/Cancellation policy and Terms and conditions must be read and signed before accepted into the program.

Bring to class day 1:
1. A current copy of your EMR Certification card.
2. Laptop to redeem your eCode for the online and eText.
3. If current bring AHA BLS CPR card to class, then you will not need to do in course.

Kitchenette onsite or restaurants are in the area.


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