Dates and Applications
Next Class will begin January 2024. Application period will begin August 2023.
Tips to be a successful applicant
Complete the application and attach all requested and/or required supporting materials
Study for the entrance exam- The Entrance exam is to validate your knowledge at the EMT level. There are a few questions regarding ALS assessment and treatment that may be asked, but are not considered for the overall score. You must achieve a score of 70% in order to move on. We have come up with a BLS Study guide to help you be successful.
Study for the skills exam- We will be accessing your overall management of a patient at the EMT level. It includes managing you crew and the patient. You must react to this patient scenario based assessment. We have come up with a study guide/format we call, “What do I see”. Follow this format and you can’t go wrong.
Prepare for an interview- Prepare to answer and ask questions- Tips for a good interview
Get your finances in order- Apply for scholarships and loans. Discuss with your EMS agency about support.
The UVMHN- Elizabethtown Community Hospital's Paramedic Program follows equal opportunity admission policies. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Federal law also prohibits other types of discrimination such as age, citizenship, disability, veteran status, attainment of benefits, and participation in union activities. The laws of most states and many localities also prohibit some or all of the above types of discrimination as well as some additional types including, but not limited to, discrimination based upon ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, or source of income. This list, however, is not exhaustive of the grounds on which discrimination is prohibited.