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Scholarship EMT Course

REMSA Scholarship Emergency Medical Technician Course

REMSA Health is offering 10 full-ride scholarships to qualifying Washoe County School District Seniors for the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course offered at REMSA Center for Integrated Health and Community Education. 

An Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course is the entry-level course for the Emergency Medical Services profession. The curriculum includes EMT roles and responsibilities, airway management, patient assessment, medical emergencies, anatomy and physiology, documentation, lifting and moving, and communications. Practical labs will be conducted. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be eligible to take the National Registry test and certify as an EMT in the State of Nevada.

Application and Admission

Students attempting to enter the REMSA EMT program must complete the application and admission process successfully and will be scored and ranked based on the following criteria.  Please submit completed application and required attachments to

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All prerequisites are due by the registration deadline which will be issued upon acceptance into the course.

  • Valid drivers license or photo ID card
  • Must be 18 years of age by the last day of class
  • Score of 70% or higher on the entrance test
  • Application with required attachments, resume and essay
  • GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Unofficial transcripts – students must have an unweighted GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Current grade-check form
  • Grade check forms must be completed by all teachers in the current semester (Points will be deducted for any “F” grades) 
  • Have a current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR certification (BLS CPR for Healthcare Providers)
  • Have current medical insurance
  • Have proof of a negative TB exam in the last 6 months
  • Have proof of immunizations including Hepatitis B, MMR-DPT and Varicella (or positive Chicken Pox history)

Entrance Process

All prospective students must register for and complete an entrance exam to be ranked and accepted into the course.  The exam includes information on Basic Life Support CPR knowledge, basic reading, and math comprehension. There is no study guide for this exam. Students are encouraged to be refreshed on current AHA Healthcare Provider CPR knowledge and be prepared to complete simple math including addition, subtractions, fractions, conversions, and some basic algebra.


Scores from the application, GPA, entrance exam results, essay and resume are tabulated and factored into an overall percentage for each candidate. Students are ranked based on these scores.

Course Schedule

Testing for June course is now open for registration.

Please sign up for the EMT course entrance testing (or interest list if applicable) by clicking here.

The June course meets Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. National Registry practical testing is also included in the program. A date and time will be chosen for this exam at the beginning of the course.

June 2023 Academic Calendar

More Information

Please contact Education Support Specialist, Lizeth Alvarez, via email at or by calling  775-353-0820 for further information on this course.


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