Learn What to Expect on the First Day of EMT Training

The 14-day EMT Boot Camp is a two-week program that includes hands-on exercises, active learning, and clinical simulations that will prepare you for a successful career as an EMT. Taught by seasoned EMS professionals, the EMT program includes approximately 12 hours of EMS instruction per day for 14 consecutive days. During the program, students participate in realistic emergency simulations to prepare them for success in the field. Click here for a broad overview of the entire EMT Boot Camp Program. If you’ve already earned your EMT license and need to recertify, click here to learn more about the Unitek EMT Refresher Course.

The primary resource for the EMT Boot Camp is the textbook: Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured Digital Advantage Package, Twelfth Edition. First published in 1971 by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), this textbook laid the foundation of EMS training. Today, the Eleventh Edition is transforming how EMS education is delivered throughout the world and helps develop world-class EMS professionals around the globe. Each chapter covers National EMS Education Standard Competencies.

This is the first of a 14-part series detailing each day of our EMT Boot Camp. This guide summarizes everything you can expect from Day 1.

(Click here to explore our full 14-day EMT Curriculum)

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