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Tentative Cost Sheet

All Students

Name/ college patch $10.00 ea
Bandage scissors/EMT shears $7.00 ea.
EMT holster for tools $10.00
Blood pressure cuff $15.00 to $50.00
CPR barrier $12.00 ea.
Wrist watch-with sweep second hand/ DIGITAL $25.00
Personnel stethoscope $15.00 to $45.00
Physical/HEPB Vaccination/TB Test @$165.00
Uniform top $30.00
Lab Fee $50.00
Drug Screen $50.00
Health Care Provider CPR Certification $50.00
No skid black shoes Varies
EMS Testing Program Fees $45.00
Program Text Books: AAOS Emergency Care and Transportation of the sick and injured (Text and Workbook) $280.00

Listed above are the approximate costs for the EMT program at CSI besides tuition and college fees. You are required to have your own health care insurance. Do not purchase anything on this list until you have attended the orientation session.

Students are encouraged, but not required to take the National Registry Certification Exam (NREMT) upon completion of the program. The exam has both a written and practical portion. Each portion costs $80.00 for total fee of $160.00. This fee is in additon to the fees listed in the chart above.

Students are responsible for own transportation to campus, clinical and field trips. Students have clinical experiences throughout the Magic Valley, sometimes as far away as 80 miles.


EMT? ME? Did you ever consider what this could mean? Flashing lights, blaring sirens. Action all around. Well, it's not quite like Hollywood makes it out to be. It's hard work and strange hours. It's people at their best and people at their worst. It's the tragedy and triumph of life in its simplest form. I feel if I can make a difference in just one person's life, then I have to shout"THANK YOU"to all those crazy teachers and people before me and after me. Smile and say to myself,"you know, it's been a great day after all!"I love being an EMT!

Kathy Zobell