Now’s Your Chance to Become an EMT with Franciscan Health Medical Services Academy 2017 Summer Course

By: Franciscan Health Last Updated: March 27, 2017

franciscan-health-2016ppEnrollment is open for persons interested in becoming Emergency Medical Technicians.

The Franciscan Health Dyer and Hammond Emergency Medical Services Academy will offer a summer course from 6 to 10 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, May 1 to Aug. 17, at the Hammond campus, 5454 Hohman Ave. A fall course will be offered the first week after Labor Day.

EMT certification is the minimum level of accreditation needed to provide patient care in an ambulance. Upon completion of the course, students will have working knowledge of basic life support care, ambulance operations, Hazmat awareness, anatomy, physiology and more.

For more information or to register, contact EMS Academy coordinator Matthew Eddy at (219) 932-2300, ext. 34578, or send email to