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The Designated NYS EMS Program Agency Serving Chemung,Schuyler & Steuben Counties
1058 West Church St. Elmira, NY 14905
Phone: 607-732-2354

Emergency Medical Technician

EMS Education is available throughout Chemung, Schuyler and Steuben counties with multiple training locations.

The EMT training course includes a mixture of practical and lecture-based instruction. Students will be required to demonstrate competence in practical skills as well as on written examinations.

All students enrolled in an EMT-Original class are required to complete a minimum of ten (10) hours of clinical time.  This time may be accomplished at affiliate ride sites and/or hospitals

Students who successfully complete all course requirements will take the NYS EMT-Basic Certification exam.                                                        


The EMT Basic student will have demonstrated competency in:

  • Patient assessment
  • Trauma care
  • Managing medical emergencies
  • Utilizing Basic Life Support equipment
  • American Heart Association CPR
  • Use of a semi-automatic defibrillator
  • Emergency childbirth
  • Hemorrhage control
  • Fracture and spinal stabilization
  • Managing environmental emergencies                                                                

Functional Position Description- Emergency Medical Technician - Basic (EMT-B)

National Standards require that all providers either prior to the start of class or as a co-requisite of the class complete the following FEMA classes:
ICS 100            
ICS 700   
HazMat Awareness

Chemung County
EMT- Original
Course Sponsor: Arnot Ogden Medical Center
When: 8/30/2017 - 5/17/2018 Wednesday sessions
6:00pm - 10:00pm
Class Location: EMSTAR/1058 West Church Street/Elmira, NY 14905
Instructor: R. Richards/B. Erway
To register submit the following to EMSTAR:
AOMC EMS Course Registration    DOH-3312
Textbook: Students are responsible for obtaining Brady Emergency Care (either 12th or 13th edition)

Steuben County
EMT- Refresher
Course Sponsor: St. James Mercy Hospital
When: 5/15/2018 - 6/21/2019 7:00pm
Class Location: Hammondsport Ambulance/72 Pulteney Street/Hammondsport, NY 14840
Instructor: G. Learned
For more information email

Schuyler County
EMT-B Pilot Refresher Core Content
Course Sponsor: NYS DHES Office of Fire Prevention and Control
When: 3/23/2018 8:00am - 9:00pm, 3/24/2018 8:00am - 7:00pm & 3/25/2018 8:00am - 7:00pm
Class Location: NYS Academy of Fire Science/600 College Ave/Montour Falls, NY 14865
Instructor: D. Simmons
To register visit: Academy of Fire Science
  then click course schedule for details

EMT-B Pilot Refresher Core Content
Course Sponsor: Schuyler County Emergency Management
When: 4/4/2018 6:00pm - 10:00pm, 4/7/2018 8:00am - 5:00pm, 4/18/2018 6:00pm - 10:00pm & 4/21/2018 8:00am - 5:00pm

Class Location:Tyrone Fire Station/3600 State Route 226/Tyrone, NY 14887
Instructor: D. DuVall
For more information contact 607-535-8200