How do I become an EMT in Washington

EMT - Emergency Medical Technician The EMT-Basic course is designed to train individuals in skills and knowledge necessary to complete the National Registry EMT examination and achieve certification as an Emergency Medical Technician.

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Washington EMT Basic Course

  1. 1 Complete all didactic assignments online
  2. 2 Attend and complete the Skills & Clinical Week in Pearland, TX
  3. 3 Obtain your Course Completion Certificate
  4. 4 Pass the NREMT Cognitive Exam back in Washington
  5. 5 Washington is a reciprocity state, which means that you can easily become certified after completing our EMT course and your NREMT exam. You must follow a few additional steps located here: http://www.doh.wa.gov/
    • 1. Meet the reciprocal certification requirements in the application packet.
    • 2. Complete all the requirements provided in the application which includes Washington State-approved, seven-hour HIV/AIDS education course (see above).
    • 3. Complete the Out-of-State Certification Application (PDF). This form must be printed to get the necessary signatures.
    • 4. Complete the Out-of-State Verification Form (PDF).