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.

 

Online Schedule

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 Basic

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 internship 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 Injured10th Edition, Jones & Bartlett Learning: (This package has a text and a navigate passcode that allows students access to the e-book/e-workbook, 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, or 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). (19.2 CEUs)

This course is a total of 192 Didactic/Classroom hours and 24 hours of Field Clinical. Class will also meet on the weekend (weekend schedule will be given on the first day of class).

Mondays and Thursdays • 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. • May 18 - August 13
$180 Fee • $2 Insurance Fee • Room: G-126
Instructor: Staff • Section Number: 24588 • Last Day to Register: May 14

BLS CE, CVA, Documentation, Ethics

A nine-hour course designed to assist EMS personnel operating under the Emergency Medical System to acquire CEUs for the purpose of maintaining credentials. Topics include CVA, Documentation, and Ethics. The course follows the guidelines established by the NC Office of EMS and the learning objectives are based upon the 1996 Release of the United States Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration EMT Basic Refresher Course: National Standard Curriculum and the 2002 Supplemental Airway Modules for EMT-Basic. (0.9 CEUs)

Online • for information on EMS online continuing education classes please contact Kyle Willis at tw3701@wilsoncc.edu or 252-246-1296

CPR Training

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.

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