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Initial Emergency Medical Services Provider Courses


Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) Initial Provider Course

Registration fee exempt for qualified participants (must provide proof of affiliation)

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This course is designed for individuals who respond to emergency situations and need to provide basic care until help has arrived. Registration is $175 unless exempt (must provide proof of affiliation). No exemptions are allowed for the additional $25 supply fee, $17.35 insurance fee, and $4 CAPS fee. Preregistration and books are required. Purchase books prior to the beginning of the course. For more information and a list of books, visit EMT Frequently Asked Questions. 80 hours. $254.85


Emergency Medical Technician Initial Provider

Registration fee exempt for qualified participants (must provide proof of affiliation)

Prerequisites:


EMT basic patch

If you have little or no medical experience, this is the right course to introduce you to emergency prehospital care. Upon completion of this course, you will be proficient in providing emergency care at the basic level. The schedule includes online course components along with weeknight and select Saturday and/or Sunday sessions from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., with an hour for lunch.

Registration is $180 unless exempt (must provide proof of affiliation). No exemptions are allowed for the additional $30 supply fee, $30 FISDAP fee, $30 materials fee, $6 CPR card fee, $17.35 insurance fee, and $4 CAPS fee, all of which are non-refundable. Registration and books are required prior to the beginning of the course. For more information please visit EMT Frequently Asked Question. 202 hours. $297.35. This course qualifies for the ConnectFunds Grants and SECU Scholarship.


Online Basic ECG – recommended prerequisite for Advanced EMT

Registration fee exempt for qualified participants (must provide proof of affiliation)

This course will review the basic Three-lead Electrocardiograph (ECG). Topics will include the ECG itself, review the graph paper, rhythm recognition, and the normal conduction of the heart. ECG strips covered will include: Normal Sinus Rhythm; Bradycardia; Tachycardia; Junctional Rhythms; Ventricular Rhythms; Heart Blocks; and Asystole. Preregistration is mandatory. For more information, visit EMT Frequently Asked Questions. 9 hours. $70


EMT to Advanced EMT (Intermediate) Initial Provider – Hybrid

Registration fee exempt for qualified participants (must provide proof of affiliation)

Prerequisites:


EMT Advanced patch

This course follows the North Carolina curriculum and bridges the Emergency Medical Technician to Emergency Medical Technician Intermediate. Includes some Saturday and Sunday sessions which meet from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m and additional scheduled clinical and field experience hours.

Registration is $180 unless exempt (must provide proof of affiliation). No exemptions are allowed for the additional $100 supply fee, $80 FISDAP fee, $25 uniform shirt fee, $17.35 insurance fee, and $4 CAPS fee. Registration and books are required prior to the beginning of the course.

For more information and a list of books, visit EMT Frequently Asked Questions. 306 hours. $376.36


Paramedic Bridge Courses

Registration fee exempt for qualified participants (must provide proof of affiliation)

Prerequisites:


EMT Parmedic patch

This course follows the North Carolina curriculum and bridges the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) training to the Paramedic, while allowing for students to optionally test for the Advanced EMT (EMT-Intermediate) credential after completion of the first semester.The Advanced EMT class has 176 hours of classroom instruction and a minimum of 130 hours of clinical/field instruction. The Paramedic class has 408 hours of classroom instruction and a minimum of 600 hours of clinical/field instruction. The class schedule includes some weekend meetings.

Registration is $180 for each semester, unless exempt (must provide proof of affiliation each semester). No exemptions are allowed for the additional CAPS fee of $4 per semester, supply fee of $200, an $80 FISDAP account fee, a $60 study tools fee, a $17.35 insurance fee per course, and $22.50 in card fees, all of which are non-refundable. Registration and books are required prior to the beginning of the course. For more information please visit a EMT Frequently Asked Questions. 1314 total hours. $949.20 total cost.


Online Anatomy and Physiology for Paramedics – prerequisite for Advanced EMT to Paramedic Bridge

Registration fee exempt for qualified participants (must provide proof of affiliation)

This course is designed for upcoming Intermediate and Paramedic students or credentialed providers seeking continuing education. The objectives for this course satisfy the National Standard Curriculum and the NCOEMS objectives. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of the fundamentals and the principles of anatomy and physiology. Prerequisites for this course are successful completion of the EMT Basic classroom portion and access to high-speed Internet. This course does not substitute for a one- or two-semester college level anatomy and physiology course required by many allied health professions. Preregistration is mandatory. For more information, visit Frequently Asked Question. 80 hours. $180


Advanced EMT (Intermediate) to Paramedic Bridge Course

Registration fee exempt for qualified participants (must provide proof of affiliation)

The Paramedic courses have a total of 408 hours of classroom instruction and a minimum of 600 hours of clinical/field instruction. Registration is $180 for each semester, unless exempt (must provide proof of affiliation each semester). No exemptions are allowed for the additional supply fee of $100, an $80 FISDAP account fee, $60 study tools fee, a $17.35 insurance fee, $22.50 card fees, and CAPS fee of $4 per semester, all of which are non-refundable.For more information and a list of prerequisites and books, visit EMT Frequently Asked Questions. 1,008 hours. $647.85


Toxicology Emergencies

Registration fee exempt for qualified participants (must provide proof of affiliation)

This course is designed for basic emergency medical personnel who deal with toxicology emergencies. Upon completion students should be able to describe a basic assessment of patients with a toxicology induced status. Students will review the pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, and possible antidotes. Preregistration is mandatory. For more information, visit EMT Frequently Asked Questions. 3 hours. $70