Continuing Education for Career Development

INFORMATION SESSION DATES
Fall 2015
September 17, 2015
November 19, 2015
Spring 2016
February 4, 2016
March 14, 2016
All Information Sessions will be held in Building 17 Health Sciences Room 1752B at 3 p.m.

Emergency Medical Services – Continuing Education

 

From initial certification to refresher courses, Robeson Community College provides continuing education for the local medical community. Our classes are in coordination with the Robeson County EMS and are taught at a variety of locations throughout Robeson County for both ALS and BLS providers.

Continuing Education Schedule

2015 Continuing Education Program RCC Building 17 Room 1729-A

 January           13th and 20th        8:30am-4:30pm

Cardiac Emergencies, Respiratory Emergencies

April                14th and 21nd        8:30am-4:30pm

Preparatory/Operations , Professionalism/Ethics/Social Media , HIPAA/Confidentiality &  Refusals/Abandonment, SIDS/Grieving Families & DNR/ Advanced Directives & Sexual assault, Triage                                                     

JULY               14th and 21st         8:30am-4:30pm

Trauma, Medical Emergencies, Pharmacology, IV/IO Practice                                         

OCTOBER       13th and 20th          8:30am-4:30pm

OB/GYN, Pediatrics, Geriatrics, Pt. Assessment, Hazmat/BBP                                           

These classes are mandatory for full-time RCEMS employees.

 

Additional Continuing Education opportunities…

Lumberton City Fire Department

2nd, 3rd & 4th Mondays of each month  1:00 pm – 4:00 pm.

Various Topics will be covered

Lumberton Rescue & EMS

4th Monday of Each month 7:00pm – 10:00pm

Various Topics will be covered

Red Springs Rescue

3rd Saturday of February, May, August, and November 8:30-4:30

Various Topic will be covered

 

Costs
All registration fees must be paid before a student is considered registered for a course. In addition, students are required to purchase textbooks and educational materials. Paramedic courses have additional expenses and fees for uniforms, criminal background checks, drug testing, immunizations, fit testing, tuberculosis screening, clinical site transportation, and liability and health insurance. All fees must be paid prior to announced deadlines.  

FINANACIAL AID, FEE WAIVERS, AND EMPLOYER REIMBURSEMENT
Non-degree continuing education classes are not covered by financial aid.  If you are an active volunteer or work with an EMS provider, fire department, or law enforcement agency, you may qualify for a registration fee waiver. Please call 910-272-3407 for additional information concerning such waivers. Also, consult with your department representative, company officer, or supervisor to learn if other agency-provided financial aid is available. Some companies purchase students’ textbooks or reimburse certain expenses upon completion of an educational program.

Program Contact

If you would like additional information about the Emergency Medical Science Program, contact Eric Freeman, Program Director, at 910-272-3316 or efreeman@robeson.edu