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EMT Training Programs Description
EMT Original Training Course:
EMT training includes practical hands-on skill training combined with lecture-based instruction.  All students must demonstrate competence in practical skills and maintain a 70% average on all written exams. Each student will be required to spend 16 hours of clinical observation on an EMS Ambulance. (This will be setup by SIEMT after the course Midterm).
The EMT-B candidate will demonstrate and prove their abilities in the following areas:
  • Patient Assessment/Vital signs
  • Trauma Care
  • Managing Medical Emergencies
  • Utilizing BLS Equipment - Oxygen, suctioning, airways
  • CPR 2010 guidelines (cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)
  • AED (Automated External Defibrilation)
  • Bleeding control and Wound, Shock management
  • Fracture and Spinal Stabilization
  • Managing Environmental Emergencies
  • Emergency Childbirth
  • Hazardous Materials
  • US Dept. of Homeland Security - Weapons of Mass Destruction

Next EMT Original Training Program Class Dates and Times
August  27, 2013 to January 16, 2014 (7:00pm to 10:30pm)
Location:  Moore Catholic High School, Staten Island, NY
August 26, 2013 to January 16, 2014 (7:00pm to 10:30pm)
Location:  Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY

EMT Original Training Course Frequently Asked Questions
What will we be doing in this class and what is involved?
Class sessions are broken into either lecture or skill. Lecture sessions are all presented using the latest power point slides and videos. In addition to in-classroom material, the student will also have access to the textbook publishers web-site which will give the student access to a repeat of classroom material, practice test questions, and other study materials.  In the beginning of each class, there will be a multiple choice 10 to 15 question quiz which will be reviewed that evening.  The night of skill sessions, students will be split into small groups where they will participate in hands-on practice of the many different skills that EMTS will perform in the field.
Who is eligible to enroll?  What do we need and what are the prerequisites?
The student must be 18 years of age by the last day of month in which the class ends.  High school diploma or GED.  Must be physically able to perform the strenuous physical duties of the EMT.  Able to communicate effectively via telephone and radio.  Able to lift, carry and balance up to 125 pounds (250 with assistance) Able to interpret, in English, oral, written and diagnostic form instructions.  Able to use good judgment and remain calm in high-stress situations.  

According to the NYS EMS code, applications for certification or recertification must not have been convicted or charged with certain misdemeanors or felonies. Any student who has been convicted of any crime, will need to be cleared by the State Health Department before they can sit for the state exam. You can take the course but before you sit for the state exam you must be cleared by the State Health Department. This investigation will only be done if you are a student in the class.

I have many more questions. How do we contact you?

e-mail us at for an Application or your questions. .


EMT-B Refresher Training Course: 



The EMT-B refresher course allows New York City Emergency Medical Technicians to renew their credentials and receive new and updated information on protocols, policy, and procedures.

This course includes the Revised NYS BLS protocols (Revised Patient Assessment,Aspirin administration by EMT’s, AED, Spinal immobilization protocol update etc). The 2010 CPR guidelines and Homeland Security Awareness Level WMD certification.  As in the past you will be allowed to challenge out of certain parts of the Refresher course by passing the pre-course challenge written and skills exams.  The Pretest will be given on the 2nd and 3rd day of the program.  All of the details for the skill and written pretest will be covered on the first night of class. 

Current EMT-B Refresher Training Program Class Dates and Times 


SEPTEMBER 3, 2013 to DECEMBER 19, 2013 (7:30pm to 11:00pm)

Location:  Midwood Ambulance, Brooklyn, NY


SEPTEMBER 4, 2013 TO DECEMBER 19, 2013 (7:00pm to 10:30pm)

Location:  Moore Catholic High School, Staten Island, NY


EMT Refresher Course Frequently Asked Questions


Who is eligible to take the EMT-B refresher course 
If you completed a NYS EMT course and were issued a NYS EMT ID number you can take the refresher course regardless of how long ago your card expired.
My certification expires on a particular date. When should I take the refresher? 
You should be in a refresher course at least 6 to 9 months before your card expires.  If you take the state-exam in the same month that your card expires the card will be valid until the results are completed (usually 4 to 6 weeks after the exam).  If you are in a refresher course and the card expires you are no longer a certified EMT in NYS and you cannot work as an EMT on a NYS ambulance.  You will be recertified once you take and pass the state exam at the end of the course.
How much does the course cost?
The fee for this program will be $375.00 which will be paid in full upon submission of this application.  Tuition must be paid by money order, or certified bank check. Personal checks will not be accepted.  Make all checks payable to WILLARD WRIGHT.  If you are currently working as an EMT for a volunteer, municipal, commercial, or hospital-based ambulance service in NYS, you may be eligible for reimbursement of your tuition.  The forms for this reimbursement will be dispersed the first night of class.
How do I get to your main training location? 
Staten Island Location:  Moore Catholic High School, 100 Merrill Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10314.
Brooklyn Location: Midwood Ambulance, 2593 W 13th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11232.
I am an out-of-state EMT, how do I go about reciprocity?
If you are planning on working, or attending school in New York State and you currently hold an EMS certification, or license from another state or the United States Military, you may be eligible to obtain a New York State Certification through the reciprocity process.  If you would like to obtain NYS certification under reciprocity please visit the NYS website:  and download the Information Packet for New York State EMT Reciprocity (PDF 343Kb, 16 pages).  Once you have completed and filed the reciprocity application DO NOT CALL the Bureau of EMS to check on the status of your application. You will receive notification in the mail when the process is complete.
Attention Reciprocity Applicants with national Registry Certification!! New York State does not grant certification as an EMT or advanced EMT based solely on National Registry Status.
I still have numerous questions. How do we contact you?
E-mail us at for an Application.