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Pre-Hospital Care (EMT) for Nurses

The Pre-Hospital Care (EMT) for Nurses is an intensive one-week course offered on the Creighton University campus. It gives RNS, LPNs and other healthcare professionals the knowledge and skills to deliver exceptional emergency care in out-of-hospital settings.

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Course Details

National Exam Preparation

This course builds on your existing knowledge of patient care in the clinical environment and prepares you to provide exceptional and compassionate emergency care outside of a clinical setting. Through this innovative EMT education course, you will be prepared to sit for the National Registry of EMT Certification examination.

Cutting-edge EMT Education

This thorough, creative and innovative EMT course follows the United States Department of Transportation Emergency Medical Technician Educational Guidelines and Standards. Developed by emergency medical and education experts, this curriculum ensures you are receiving the highest quality, most up-to-date EMT education.

Admission Requirements


You are required to have a minimum of two references in support of your application. Possible recommenders include an instructor, professional colleague or employer.


To successfully meet course completion requirements, be prepared to commit extra time outside of the one week on campus.  

Immunization Compliance

As a student in this class you must comply with the immunization requirements for Creighton Health Sciences students. Instructions for submitting immunization information will be provided in your acceptance materials. Learn more.

In addition to the Application you must supply:

  • Transcripts from institution(s) attended for professional training, plus institution awarding highest degree, and institution where currently enrolled
  • Resume
  • Copy of driver’s license or other government-issued photo ID
  • Short essay


Here is a list of estimated costs associated with this course:

  • Tuition: $850*
  • $100 deposit due upon admission decision
  • ​Textbook: $100
  • Uniform (one shirt): $50 Click here to order your uniform.
  • Certification examination fee: $80
  • Immunization: Cost varies

*Students interested in taking this class for college credit will be billed at the current credit hour rate. The cost of tuition is subject to change.

Course Dates

Apply now for this intensive on-campus, one-week course.

Course Dates:

  • Feb. 13 – 17, 2023  *App deadline Jan. 10, 2023 or until full
  • Apr. 3 – 7, 2023  *App deadline Feb. 28, 2023 or until full
  • Nov. 6 – 10, 2023  *App deadline Oct. 8, 2023 or until full