CPR Certification: The only CPR certification that is accepted is American Heart Association, Basic Life Support (BLS).
Personal Health Insurance: You must have personal health insurance prior to going to clinicals. You may choose a health insurance provider of your choice.
All EMS students must comply and pass a background inquiry by the assigned deadline date. You will be given a date at a later time in class for this to be completed. Contact the following agencies if you have questions regarding what is or not an acceptable background.
Texas Department of State Health Services: 512-834-6700
National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians: 614-888-4484
All EMS students must comply and pass a drug screening test. (These tests are unannounced and may be conducted more than once.)
All EMS students must meet all the clinical readiness requirements, including immunizations, by the assigned deadline date. You will be given a deadline date at a later time in class for this to be completed. It is strongly suggested that you begin now gathering the necessary documentation for this requirement. Please see the following link for details: