Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

EMS Continuing Education courses are available for those who need to train, retrain, and update themselves in the field of EMS. The courses are of the highest quality, both in classroom and in field instruction.

Program Mission Statement

The Durham Tech EMS Education Program mission is to enrich quality of life within the broader community through teaching, learning, and service while continually striving for innovation and excellence in EMS education.

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Entry-Level EMS Initial Provider Courses:

  • Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) Initial Provider
  • Hybrid – Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Initial Provider

Advanced EMS Initial Provider Courses

  • Paramedic – Initial Provider

EMS Recertification Courses

  • ONLINE EMT – Basic to EMT Transition Course
  • Hybrid EMT Refresher
  • ONLINE EMT – Paramedic to Paramedic Transition Course
  • Hybrid Paramedic Refresher

Online EMS Continuing Education Courses

  • BLS Online Continuing Education
  • ALS Online Continuing Education

American Heart Association CPR and First Aid Courses

  • Heartsaver First Aid
  • Heartsaver CPR and AED
  • Heartsaver CPR/AED and First Aid
  • AHA Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers

Other Specialty Courses – Initial and Refresher

  • Escaping Violent Encounters (EVE) for EMS/Fire
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Provider
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Refresher
  • Basic Anatomy and Physiology
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Refresher
  • Advanced Medical Life Support (AMLS) Provider
  • Hybrid Emergency Pediatric Care (EPC) Provider
  • Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) Provider

EMS and AHA Instructor Courses

  • Online Pre-Hospital Preceptor
  • Hybrid EMS Instructor Methodology
  • Hybrid EMS Education and Administration Course
  • AHA CPR Instructor Course
  • ACLS Instructor Course
  • AMLS Instructor Course
  • PALS Instructor Course

EMS Program Contacts

John Deal, Program Director, dealj@durhamtech.edu or 919-536-7200, ext. 4208
Greg Miller, Clinical Coordinator, millerg@durhamtech.edu or 919 536 7200, ext 4206
Leah Tilden, Interim Continuing Education Manager, tildenl@durhamtech.edu or 919-536-7200, ext. 4207
Roxie Edwards, Logistics Assistant
Judy Graham, Program Assistant

Program Contact Information

919-536-7200, ext. 4214