Where to Get Minnesota EMT Training
Whether you need basic training or intermediate training in becoming an Emergency Medical Technician , Minnesota is a great place to do so. With over 100 plus locations to get your certification, what could halt your progression?
In 2000, a study was conducted comparing the national first attempt passing rate of EMT’s to that of Minnesota’s first attempt passing rate. While the national average was a sufficient 69 percent, Minnesota raised the bar, managing to achieve a 72 percent passing rate. Out of 46 documented programs, only six programs happened to fall short of the state’s high standards. The top three scores belonged to University of Minnesota (91%), F-M Ambulance Emergency Medical Education (88%), Hennepin County Medical Center EMS (88%),
1. The University of Minnesota, located at 2221 University Ave. SE, Suite 140, Minneapolis, MN 55414 is currently gearing up for EMT Training Minnesota in the upcoming school year.
Spring Semester 2013
Jan. 28 – April 3
8 a.m. to noon, Mondays and Wednesdays
Summer Session 2013
June 17 – Aug. 12
Noon – 4 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays
Fall Semester 2013
Sept. 16 – Nov. 6
8 a.m. to noon, Mondays and Wednesdays
Courses will include a variety of both external and internal courses. Internal courses being offered only to members of the University, while the external courses are offered to the public and University members. A few of the classes are Basic Life Support Instructor (Internal), Emergency Medical Technician Basics (Both), and First Responder Initial (Internal).
You can contact the school at the following.
2. F-M Ambulance Emergency Medical Education is all about opening up to the public and recruitment. If you visit their website, http://www.fmambulance.com/emt, you can sign up for a free tour. There course can be taken for college credit as long as you register with North Dakota State College of Science. The course cost $710 and an additional $170 for books. The class schedule is as follows.
Spring – usually starts in mid-January and ends in late April – meets T & TH nights from 6 – 10 PM
Summer – usually starts mid-May and ends in late July – meets T, W & TH nights from 6 – 10 PM
Fall – usually starts in mid-August and ends in mid-December – meets T & TH nights from 6 – 10 PM
All you need is a non-refundable $100 deposit to begin and your American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR card by the second month of the program.
You can contact F-M Ambulance Services at the following.
2215 18th St S
Fargo, ND 58103
Emergency Medical Education Center:
3. Hennepin County Medical Center has a great staff of established professionals and teachers. There courses are based under the categories of Basic Life Support Education, Advanced Life Support Education, Emergency Care Education, and EMS Online Continuing Education. Each category is broken down with diverse course selections. You can contact the center at the following.
Hennepin County Medical Center
701 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55415
General Information Phone
Even though the training program at North Memorial Hospital was not listed in the top three percentages, they stood out to be impressive with their above average passing rate. They may not be the ultimate elite, but with 88 percent of all trainees completing the program, North Memorial has succeeded the national average by 22 percent. This training center has four facilities located throughout the state including, Twin Cities, Alexandria, Marshall and Redwood Falls, and Brainerd. You can contact the hospital at the following.
• Twin Cities (763) 520-5451 or (800) 994-9780
• Alexandria (320) 763-9460
• Brainerd (218) 828-3426
• Marshall and Redwood Falls (507) 627-1160
EMT Training Minnesota has great EMT services. For those who are in state, what a benefit. For those who live out of state, they better start traveling. For any further questions, contact
Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board
2829 University Avenue South East,
Suite 310 Minneapolis, Minnesota 55414
Lauren Everett – Certification Specialist