Basic EMTs must know basic life support equipment and techniques, such as CPR and defibrillators. They must know how to perform basic services, such as wound treatment and emergency childbirth.
Applicants must meet educational requirements and pass an exam.
For more information, contact:
Bureau of Emergency Medical Services
Attention: Certification Unit
875 Central Avenue
Albany, NY 12206-1388
Phone: (518) 402-0996