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Basic EMT courses offered at MSU

July 17, 2003 -- Carol Schmidt

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MSU News Service
Tel: (406) 994-4571
Bozeman -- A basic course for emergency medical technicians (EMT) will be taught at Montana State University from 6:30-10 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays from Sept. 2 through Dec. 11.

The EMT Basic Course will teach essential skills required of emergency medical technicians and prepare students for the state and national written and practical exams. Successfully passing the exams will certify students to perform life saving skills as EMTs in the pre-hospital setting. Tuition is $575, which includes CPR certification.

John Alston, EMT-B, will teach the class. Persons wishing to take the course must be a minimum age of 18; have a high school diploma or GED equivalent and must not convicted of certain felony charges. The admission process is through application and an interview with course instructor. Enrollment is limited. The application deadline is 5 p.m. July 28.

For more information on the course, call the Burns Telecom Center at (406) 994-6683, or e-mail

Contact: Marilyn Jarvis (406) 994-4820