Emergency Medical Services

EMS Important Information

All EMS courses require proof of a high school diploma, GED, or college transcript and that a copy of the student’s high school diploma, GED be kept on file. Wilson Community College recognizes high school diplomas from regionally accredited schools, private high schools or home schools registered with the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. Wilson Community College will also accept high school diplomas from correspondence schools that are accredited by the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC) and/or a regional accrediting agency, such as the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Student Fees

Fees listed include registration, student technology ($5.00) and student security ($15.00). There are NO fee waivers for student technology and student security fees.

*Preregistration required three days prior to class for all Emergency Medical Services courses.

 

AHA Training Site
Wilson Community College is a training site for the American Heart Association and certifies students in Healthcare Provider, Heart Saver CPR/AED (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation/Automated External Defibrillator), PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support), ACLS (Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support) and Heart Saver CPR/AED/First Aid.

CPR for Healthcare Providers/BLS for Healthcare Providers

The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Classroom Course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.

Students are required to obtain CPR as a pre-requisite for many areas of study, such as the Nursing and Nurse Aide programs, Emergency Medical Services, and Medical Technology.

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Emergency Medical Technician

This course follows the guidelines established by the NC Office of EMS, and will introduce the student to emergency pre-hospital care. It is designed for those with little or no medical experience wishing to pursue a career in Emergency Medical Services. Upon course completion, you will be proficient in providing emergency care at the basic level. Field intern- ship hours outside of class will be required. Textbooks are required prior to the beginning  of class; Preferred package for the EMT textbook, Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured 10th Edition, Jones & Bartlett Learning: (This package has a text and  a navigate passcode that allows students access to the ebook/eworkbook, online test prep and online classroom. $173.25 ISBN is 9781284045192) also BLS for Healthcare Providers Student Manual (approx. $20, ISBN 13: 978-1-61669-039-7).
REQUIREMENTS: Must be 18 years of age; proof of high school graduate or equivalent, and Placement Test reading score at 10th grade level; and provide NC photo identification. Internet access to course work is also required and on Campus computer labs for access is available. The registration fee is $180. NOTE: You may be eligible for fee exemption if you are affiliated with an approved NC agency. A letter of affiliation is required to register using “Fee Exemption”. No exemptions are allowed for the costs of the CPR card ($5) and the insurance fee ($2). This course is a total of 192 Didactic/Classroom hours and 24 hours of Field Clinical. Class will also meet on the weekend. (19.2 CEUs)

Tuesdays and Thursdays • 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. • Jan. 5 - June 7 Saturdays •  8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (weekend schedule will be given on the first day of class)
$180 Fee • $2 Insurance Fee • $5 CPR card  •  Room: X-100
Coastal Plain Law Enforcement • Instructor: Carton Page • Section Number: 25957 Last Day to Register: Jan. 4

Emergency Medical Responder/Medical Responder

This course follows the guidelines established by the NC Office of EMS. This class is for those with little or no medical experience wishing to pursue a career in Emergency Medical Services. The class will introduce you to emergency prehospital care. Upon completion of this course, you will be proficient in providing emergency care at the basic level. Field internship hours outside of class will be required. Registration is $180 unless exempt (must provide proof of affiliation). No exemptions are allowed for the CPR card fee and the insurance fees. Textbooks are required prior to the beginning of class (Emergency Medical Responder ISBN 978-1-284- 04813-1; approximately $100, and BLS for Healthcare Providers Student Manual, ISBN No. 13:978-1-61669-039-7; (approximately $20).
REQUIREMENTS: Must be 18 years of age, high school graduate, GED equivalent or TABE reading score at the 10th grade level (must provide Diploma or TABE test results); provide North Carolina photo identification. Documentation of Hepatitis B vaccines, criminal background check, 13-panel drug screen, and uniform will be required prior to beginning of clinical experience. Note: You may be eligible for fee exemption if you are affiliated with an approved NC agency. (7.6 CEUs)

Mondays and Thursdays •  7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.  •  Jan. 11 - Mar. 21
Saturdays • 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (weekend schedule will be given on the first day of class)
$180 Fee •  $5 CPR card  •  Room: G-121  •  $2 insurance
Instructor: Staff • Section Number: 25959 • Last Day to Register: Jan. 8

Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT)

This course follows the guidelines established by the NC Office of EMS, and will introduce the student to Advance EMT level of pre-hospital care. It is designed for those that have successfully completed an approved EMT course and obtained their NCOEMS EMT Credential.  Upon course completion, you will be proficient in providing emergency care at the advanced level. Field internship and Hospital Internship hours outside of class will be required.  This course meets the new NCOEMS guidelines for EMT-I to Advanced EMT.
Textbooks are required prior to the beginning of class; Preferred package for the AEMT textbook,  Advanced Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured2th Edition, Jones & Bartlett Learning: (This package has a text and a navigate2 passcode that allows students access to the e-book/e-workbook, online test prep and online classroom. ISBN for the books is 978-1-284-08585-3   Workbook ISBN: 978-0-7637-9264-0. 

REQUIREMENTS: Must be 18 years of age; proof of high school graduate or equivalent, Placement Test reading and Math score at 12th+ “post-secondary” grade level; and provide NC photo identification. Internet access to course work is also required and on Campus computer labs for access is available. The registration fee is $180. NOTE: You may be eligible for fee exemption if you are affiliated with an approved NC agency. A letter of affiliation is required to register using “Fee Exemption”. No exemptions are allowed for the costs of the CPR card ($5) and the insurance fee ($2).

This course is a total of 176 Didactic/Classroom hours and 48 hours of Field Clinical and 48 hours Hospital internship (must meet minimum requirements of skills even if this requires additional field/hospital time. Class will also meet on the weekend (weekend schedule will be given on the first day of class).
Contact the EMS Con Ed Division if you are interested in this program.

$180 Fee • $2 Insurance Fee • Room: 
Instructor: Staff  • Section Number:           • Last Day to Register:


 
Paramedic

This course follows the guidelines established by the NC Office of EMS, and will introduce the student to Paramedic level of pre-hospital care. It is designed for those that have successfully completed an approved EMT course and obtained their NCOEMS EMT Credential.  Upon course completion, you will be proficient in providing emergency care at the Paramedic level. Field internship and Hospital Internship hours outside of class will be required.  This course meets the new NCOEMS guidelines for EMT-P to Paramedic.
Textbooks are required prior to the beginning of class; Preferred package for the AEMT textbook,  Nancy Caroline Emergency Care in the Streets Volume 1 & 2 Bundle, Jones & Bartlett Learning: (This package has a text and a navigate2 passcode that allows students access to the e-book/e-workbook, online test prep and online classroom. ISBN for the books is 978-1-4496-4586-1   Workbook ISBN: 978-1-4496-0924-5.  Will have to purchase during class, specialty course books, ACLS, PALS, etc. 
REQUIREMENTS: Must be 18 years of age; proof of high school graduate or equivalent, Placement Test reading and Math score at 12th+ “post-secondary” grade level; and provide NC photo identification. Internet access to course work is also required and on Campus computer labs for access is available.
Pre-Requisite or Co-Requisite: Completion of Anatomy & Physiology for EMS (EMS 3000) or completion of College Level A&P, (Bio 168 & 169).  
The Paramedic program consist of 4 parts, 3 in-class, and 1 clinical.  This will be a total of 4 courses to register/pay for during the course of the program.
NOTE: You may be eligible for fee exemption if you are affiliated with an approved NC agency. A letter of affiliation is required to register using “Fee Exemption”. No exemptions are allowed for the costs of the CPR card ($5) and the insurance fee ($2).
This course is a total of 596 Didactic/Classroom hours and 300 hours of Field Clinical and 200 hours Hospital internship (must meet minimum requirements of skills even if this requires additional field/hospital time. Class will also meet on the weekend (weekend schedule will be given on the first day of class).
September 2, 2015 to September 21, 2016.  Time: 8:00AM to 5:00PM Wednesday with some weekend classes, schedule to be given the first day of class.  Depending on number registered, a possible Monday Section will be open; that will meet on same weekends as the Wednesday Section. 
Contact the EMS Training Division if you are interested in this program starting in the Spring 2016 Semester.

$180 Fee • $2 Insurance Fee • Room:   
Instructor: Hartley & CE Staff • Section Number:          • Last Day to Register:

 

 


CPR Training & CPR/BLS for Healthcare Providers

Wilson Community College is a training site for the American Heart Association and certifies students in Healthcare Provider, Heart Saver CPR/AED (Cardiopulmonary
Resuscitation/Automated External Defibrillator), PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support), ACLS (Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support) and Heart Saver CPR/AED/First Aid.
The CPR, AED, and First Aid course provides students an opportunity to acquire the basic skills needed to administer emergency care to those in need. These skills are crucial for medical professionals and valuable to members of the general public. In as little as four hours you can gain the knowledge, skills, confidence and an American Heart Association CPR certification. These skills are not only essential for the professional but provide the lay person with the skills to potentially save the life of another. Students are required to obtain CPR as a pre-requisite for many areas of study, such as the Nursing and Nurse Aide programs, Emergency Medical Services, and Medical Technology.

Initial Courses: (Lead instructor: B. Dew)          

December 12 (Saturday) Section 25132  
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
G-119  Register by December 9

Recertification Classes: (Lead Instructor: B. Dew)

November 18 (Wed)   Section 25136   
6:00 p.m.– 10:00 p.m.
G-119 Register by November 15

December 16 (Wed) Section 25137  
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
G-121  Register by December 15

BLS-Healthcare Provider CPR

The CPR, AED, and First Aid course provides students an opportunity to acquire the basic skills needed to administer emergency care to those in need. These skills are crucial for medical professionals and valuable to members of the general public. In as little as four hours you can gain the knowledge, skills, confidence and an American Heart Association CPR certification. These skills are not only essential for the professional but provide the lay person with the skills to potentially save the life of another. Students are required to obtain CPR as a pre-requisite for many areas of study, such as the Nursing and Nurse Aide programs, Emergency Medical Services, and Medical Technology. Stu- dent must have CPR book for this class.

Saturday • Jan. 9 • 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
$70 Fee • $5 CPR card • Location: Coastal Plains Law Enforcement X-100 Instructor: Brenda Dew • Section Number: 26309 • Last Day to Register: Jan. 7

Saturday • Feb. 6 • 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
$70 Fee • $5 CPR card • Location: Coastal Plains Law Enforcement X-100 Instructor: Brenda Dew • Section Number: 26310 • Last Day to Register: Feb. 4

Saturday • Mar. 12 • 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
$70 Fee • $5 CPR card • Location: Coastal Plains Law Enforcement X-100 Instructor: Staff • Section Number:  26311 • Last Day to Register: Mar. 9

Saturday • Apr. 9 • 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
$70 Fee • $5 CPR card • Location: Coastal Plains Law Enforcement X-100 Instructor: Brenda Dew • Section Number: 26312 • Last Day to Register: April. 6

Saturday • May 7 • 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
$70 Fee • $5 CPR card • Location: Coastal Plains Law Enforcement G-119 Instructor: Brenda Dew • Section Number:  26313 • Last Day to Register: May 5

BLS-Healthcare Provider Renewal

The CPR, AED, and First Aid course provides students an opportunity to acquire the basic skills needed to administer emergency care to those in need. These skills are crucial for medical professionals and valuable to members of the general public. In as little as four hours you can gain the knowledge, skills, confidence and an American Heart Association CPR certification. These skills are not only essential for the professional but provide the lay person with the skills to potentially save the life of another. Students are required to obtain CPR as a pre-requisite for many areas of study, such as the Nursing and Nurse Aide programs, Emergency Medical Services, and Medical Technology. Must have current CPR card. Student must have CPR book for this class.

Wednesday • Jan. 14 • 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
$70 Fee • $5 CPR card • Room: G-119
Instructor: Brenda Dew • Section Number:  26318 • Last Day to Register: Jan. 12

Wednesday • Feb. 11 • 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
$70 Fee • $5 CPR card • Room: G-119
Instructor: Brenda Dew • Section Number:  26319 • Last Day to Register: Feb. 10

Wednesday • Mar. 15 • 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
$70 Fee • $5 CPR card • Room: G-119
Instructor: Brenda Dew • Section Number:  26320 • Last Day to Register: Mar. 12

Wednesday • Apr. 21 • 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
$70 Fee • $5 CPR card • Room: G-119
Instructor: Brenda Dew • Section Number: 26321 • Last Day to Register: Apr. 20

 

Online Courses

ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY - Online

This course meets the NCOEMS requirements for those wishing to complete a Para- medic class. This class DOES NOT have a lab and WILL NOT count towards a degree. The A&P course curriculum and objectives can be located on the NCOEMS web site. Nursing school A&P, will also meet this requirement, or (BIO 168 & 169).

January 25 - May 10
$70 Fee • Online Instructor: Staff • Section Number: 25941
Last Day to Register: Jan. 22

OB/GYN, Pediatric Assessment

Infants & Children - Online
This online course, will cover the topics, OB/GYN, Pediatric Assessment, Infants, and Children. This class is approved for 9 hours of continuing education credit for recredential.  This class has a pre-quiz that MUST be completed within the first 6 days of class.

Tuesday, January 12 - Wednesday, May 4
$70 Fee •  Online Instructor: Staff • Section Number: 26278
Last Day to Register: Jan. 11

 

Monthly Continuing Education Training

Wilson Community College offers monthly Continuing Education Training at various locations in Wilson County. All training materials will be provided by the instructor at registration. All classes are open to those needing to obtain continuing education for their EMS credential. NOTE: Students must bring a letter of affiliation from their department chief to have fee-waived.
January........................................ Environmental  Emergencies
February ...................................... Respiratory  Emergencies
March ........................................... Airway
April ............................................. Communications for  EMS
May............................................... CPR  Renewal

Wilson Community College offers monthly Continuing Education Training at various locations in Wilson County.  Time is 1900-2200 hrs.  Registration is done on site, all information will be provided by the instructor for registration.  All classes are open to those needing to obtain continuing education for their EMS credential.  Registration Fee is $70.00 per class unless fee waived. 

Silver Lake Fire Department  
3rd Tuesday of each month

Wilson County EOC   
3rd Thursday of each month

Wilson Co Rescue  
4th Tuesday of each month

Stantonsburg EMS 
4th Wednesday of each month

Elm City EMT
4th Thursday of each month.

Wilson County EMS
date/time announced each month

Wilson City Fire Department
date/time announced as scheduled

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