The Absolute Safety Training program through Glen Medical Center is designed for working adults who wish to further their education or acquire EMS certification. Class times are either in the evenings or on the weekends. The purpose of the program is to provide a EMS courses for adults that are looking to advance or change their current career and yet are limited in time due to family or work obligations.
The application period is from August 1st through September 30th for enrollment in the following year. Included in the course are anatomy and physiology, and clinical internships. The Didactic starts in January and runs through the middle of August. After completing the Didactic and Clinical internship successfully, the field internship will begin. Classes meet on the weekends, Friday and Saturday, and on a few Sundays as well. The class takes place in Willows, California at the Glenn Medical Center. This paramedic EMT school provides the flexibility needed for students with time constraints that do not often allow them to participate in Mondfay – Friday, 8 to 5 classes.
In order to be admitted into the paramedic program an individual must hold a high school diploma or equivalent, be at least 18 years old, and have EMT certification for at least one year. In addition, applicants must pass the EMT written, skill test, and the Health Occupations Basic Entrance Test. An oral interview will also be conducted before an applicant is accepted. Applicants must not be excluded from license eligibility because of a past criminal conviction.
The paramedic education program includes 450 hours Didactic, 232 hours Clinical, and a minimum of 480 hours field internship. There is no option for distant education learning and the program lasts for 52 weeks. The cost of the program is $6500 with payment plans available.
In order to apply, an application can be downloaded at http://www.absolutesafetytraining.org/
Additional information can be obtained by contacting the Director, Dan Layne, who can be emailed at firstname.lastname@example.org