The PERCOM/Kilgore College Paramedic Consortium is accredited by the Commission on 
Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs 
( upon the recommendation of the Committee on 
Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical 
Services Professions (CoAEMSP).
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
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Clearwater, FL 33756

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EMT-Basic Course 

   Thank you for your interest in our Online EMT-Basic Class. We are proud to offer a course that is flexible, affordable, and convenient. We achieved this by providing a hybrid program that encompasses an online training environment as well as hands on skills and in the field clinical training. This course is designed to meet and exceed the standards put forth by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration's (NHTSA) National EMS Scope of Practice Model and is approved by Texas Department of State Health Services. 



  EMT-Basic Program Approval Number 600026


The list below is the requirements to enter the course there are other requirements that you will encounter in the various phases of course. Please read Prerequisites in full before enrolling.

1.    Color copy of a government issued photo ID

2.    High School Diploma/GED/or College transcript

3.    AHA Health Care Provider  CPR CARDS

Basic Course Description

                This course is broken into three parts Didactic, Psychomotor Skills, and Clinical you have a total of six months to complete all three sections. The course requires you maintain a 80% as well as a participation requirements. Below is an in-depth description of the three portions of the course.


                The didactic portion of the course is given online. The course is self-paced, and the student may finish as quickly as he/she would like. The course includes powerpoint presentations, video lectures, homework assignments and research exams. In addition, there are weekly instructor/student chat rooms. In the chat rooms, the students can question the instructor on course material. After the Q&A session the instructor leads the students in an interactive scenario. All students are required to attend 2 chat rooms before completing the course. At the conclusion of the course, the student will take a proctored final exam. This exam is given by CBT via webinar. The student must have access to a computer with a webcam, microphone and speakers to take the final exam. Please refer to System Requirements before enrolling into the course.

Psychomotor Skills

                After completing the online portion of the didactic course, the student will be allowed to begin skills training.  Student will attend one 3 day skills practice sessions at a PERCOM facility in Texas. Students are required to view all of the skills training videos contained in the course prior to attending the practice session. In addition the students are required to memorize the steps on each skills sheet prior to attending the sessions. If the student fails the skills testing session he/she will have to pay to reschedule for another testing session.


Clinical Practicum

                Students may begin clinical practicum after completing the skills session. There are a total of 80 Hours required to complete this Practicum as well as skill performed and patient contact requirements.                                                                                                                       

 Hour Requirements




Respiratory Therapy:8


Caveat:  If the student does not acquire the minimum patient contacts, the student may have to attend additional clinical rotations.  

Course Completion

After passing the online didactic course, passing the skills testing, and completing the clinical practicum requirements of the course, the student will graduate. The student will be given a course completion certificate and will be marked “eligible” in the NREMT database to take the NREMT-Basic Exam. At this time the student may begin continue to our Advanced EMT program.



         The EMT-Basic program cost $1250.00 which include Tuition, Textbook, and all Clinical & Skill Fees. The cost of the tuition can be paid in full by proceeding to our Purchase/Enrollment page. PERCOM also offers a interest free in house PAYMENT PLAN to make higher education affordable and obtainable. PERCOM accepts Money Orders, Purchase Orders and Credit Cards. If you have any questions concerning the course please ask our Help Desk

You must have a copy of your Photo ID, Proof of HS Graduation and your AHA CPR card as files on your computer.  You will be asked to upload them during the registration process.  Please do not register until you have these Items available for upload.

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