Our EMT training course is a full-time curriculum with 23 days of instruction from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Classroom instruction covers all key elements of basic life support, including cardiopulmonary resuscitation, automatic external defibrillation, physical assessment, bandaging and splinting, traction splinting, spinal immobilization, airway management, oxygen therapy, and other noninvasive procedures. The course does not offer semester hour credit. Download our catalog.
Your classroom work is followed by:
- One 24–hour shift in a Dallas Fire Department Mobile Intensive Care Unit.
- Five eight-hour shifts in the Parkland Memorial Hospital Emergency Department, the Parkland Labor and Delivery Department, and the Children's Medical Center Emergency Department.
- The NREMT written and skills exams after the last day of training.