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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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Stat 89

first attempt pass rate on the 2023 paramedic national registry exam 

Stat 92

program retention rate

Stat 100

of 2023 graduates are employed or are continuing their education 

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


Effective Fall 2024, here is a list of estimated costs associated with this course:

  • Tuition: $850*
  • Deposit: $200 non-refundable deposit to reserve spot in class
  • ​Other Costs (may vary):
    • Textbook
    • Uniform: Order information
    • Certification exam fee
    • Immunizations
    • Required background check and drug screen
    • Travel, housing and meal expenses for on-campus skills session
      (Note: Creighton does not offer on-campus housing for these courses)
    • Parking pass for on-campus parking

*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. 12 – 16, 2024  *App deadline Jan. 8, 2024 or until full
  • Apr. 8 – 12, 2024  *App deadline Feb. 29 2024 or until full
  • Nov. 4 – 8, 2024  *App deadline Oct. 5, 2024 or until full
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