COVID-19 & Travel Considerations:
The State of Montana's travel restrictions will be lifted as of June 1 so out of state students no longer need to quarantine before beginning an Aerie course which starts after June 1.
Jun 14, 2021 - Jul 2, 2021
Medical Technicians (EMTs) are the foundation of pre-hospital medical care in
the United States. EMTs gain access to and assess patients, control bleeds,
stabilize fracture, administer some medications, package patients and deliver
them to higher levels of care. Aerie's EMT course prepare our students for this
field with in-depth, interactive lectures and realistic, challenging scenarios.
This course is offered for 5 University of Montana credits for an additional
$155 fee paid directly to the university.
SCHEDULE: Class will be held from 8am-6pm each weekday. Although
class is not held over the weekend, students may be assigned clinical
observation time at a local hospital. A weekend days or nights will be used to
complete clinical time. These will be scheduled shortly before the course
COST: $1,750-tuition includes the practical EMT test fees and most course supplies. A deposit of $1,000 is due at the time of registration. Aerie accepts alternate sources of funding such as AmeriCorps, G.I. Bill® and we do offer payment plans.
TEXTBOOK: Students are required to obtain the EMT textbook used for this course. It can be new, used, PDF or rented and the accompanying workbook is up to you but it is not required by Aerie Backcountry Medicine. "Prehospital Emergency Care (11 Edition)"- Joseph Mistovich. ISBN-13: 978-0134704456 ISBN-10: 0134704452 NOTE: We highly discourage students from using previous versions of this textbook, as curriculum points are outdated.
PREREQUISITES: This course can be intense and does require some preparation before the first day. Students must have no prior felonies and be 18 years of age or older; younger students may take the class with approval but must be 18 within two years of course completion to take the National Registry Exam.
MUST SUBMIT: 2- consecutive negative TB tests. Vaccination records; Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Diphtheria, Tetanus, Hepatitis B (at least the first shot before the course starts), Varicella (chickenpox) verification, a record of the flu shot and a Self Query background check (please contact the Aerie Office) by Monday, May 3rd, 2021. If you can't meet this deadline please contact the Aerie office to make other arrangements. You may turn it these documents through mail, fax or email. We are unable to accept picture of medical records due to formatting issues (this includes having a JPEG and exporting it as a PDF), it challenges its validity. You will be asked to resubmit and this delay may cause you to miss the submission deadline.
An information packet with all the course details will be emailed to every student before the course begins. Please be sure that your email is current and working. Be advised that this packet is sent from our database and does have a tendency to go to the Junk or Spam folder. Be sure to check both if your packet is not in your inbox. If you have any questions for concerns, please feel free to contact Aerie Backcountry Medicine at (406) 542 - 9972 or email@example.com