This course is designed to train individuals to become emergency medical personnel. The student is exposed to emergency patient care through both classroom training and hands-on application. Topics include patient assessment, basic life support techniques (including airway management and CPR), oxygen therapy, treatment of shock, treatment of fractures, management of various medical emergencies and emergency childbirth. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be eligible to take the North Carolina and/or National Registry Basic Emergency Medical Technician certification exam.
Take the TABE reading assessment test and score a grade equivalent of 11 or higher. If a student scores below a grade equivalent of 11, contact Jeremiah Underwood at 336-334-4822, extension 50378 to discuss other options.
Go to the Con Ed Registration Office with a copy of your high school diploma and tell them you want to register and pay for EMS 4200 (Initial EMT Basic) or EMS 4201 (EMT Refresher). Remember to provide them with the section number you choose. Tuition is $188.
If you are affiliated with a Fire, EMS, Rescue, Emergency Management, or Law Enforcement agency, you must present valid proof of affiliation during registration.
This will complete your registration.
Ensure you have your book(s) for the first day of class.