Students will attend program orientation and registration. There is no registration for EMS courses prior to this day. We will schedule this orientation and registration day after acceptance to the course.
Following acceptance, students will need to complete the Castlebranch Compliance Tracker
($153 student expense) to ensure the following requirements are met:
a. AHA BLS (Healthcare Provider) CPR
b. Background/Exclusions Check
i. No felony convictions. Misdemeanors will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
i. MMR- 2 vaccinations or titer (blood test).
ii. Varicella- 2 vaccinations or positive titer (blood test). (We cannot accept a statement or doctor note stating that you have had chickenpox or shingles.)
iii. Tuberculosis (TB)- 2 step TB skin test or QuantiFERON or T-SPOT.TB or negative chest x-ray.
iv. Tetanus (Td/Tdap)- Current up to date (within 10 years).
v. Hepatitis B series- 3 doses of vaccine or titer (blood draw); recommended, not required.
vi. Current year influenza vaccination- due by November 1 for Fall semesters.
d. 12 Panel Drug Screen
i. Forms are available only from the EMS/Paramedic Program Director.
There is no registration for AEMT courses prior to this day. We will schedule this orientation and registration day after acceptance to the course.