Oswego County News Release
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July 17, 2009

EMT Course Offered in Central Square

Central Square -- The Oswego County Emergency Management Office/Emergency Medical Services will offer an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Original/Refresher course beginning Aug. 13 at SOVAC Ambulance Training Center, 8 Gertrude St., Central Square. Interested persons must register by Thursday, Aug. 6.

The class is designed to cover all of the skills New York State Emergency Medical Services requires for certification of Basic Emergency Medical Technicians. The course will be held Aug 13 through Jan. 21, 2010. Classes will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon.

Important dates include:

  • Thursday, Aug. 13 - Course introduction and paperwork
  • Saturday, Aug. 15 - Refresher Challenge Practical Exam
  • Tuesday, Aug. 18 - Refresher Challenge Written Exam
  • Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010 - NYS Practical Exam
  • Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010 - NYS EMT Written Exam

Norm Wallis and Dana Oliver are the certified instructor coordinators for the course.

To register or for more information, interested people may contact Oswego County EMO at 591-9150 or by .

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