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Emergency Medical Services

Robeson Community College provides an array of classes to meet the market demand for Emergency Medical Services (EMS). In this exciting field of study, you will learn how to properly assess a patient, provide acute care in the emergency setting, identify and modify illness and injury risks, provide acute illness and slip and fall injuries care. EMS is a critical component of the nation’s healthcare system. The job market awaits each of our graduates with open arms. Robeson Community College is excited to have you join one of our progressive classes in EMS.

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.  

FINANCIAL 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 910-272-3371 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 Emergency Medical Services Continuing Education, contact Kenny Locklear, EMS Director, at 910-272-3404 or kelocklear@robeson.edu

CoAEMSP 

2020 Annual Report Review Results

  1. State Exam: 94.7%
  2. Retention: 58.3%
  3. Positive (Job) Placement: 100%

 

The Robeson Community College Paramedic program has been issued a Letter of Review by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services
Professions (CoAEMSP Executive Office). This letter is NOT a CAAHEP accreditation status, it is a status signifying that a program seeking initial accreditation has demonstrated sufficient
compliance with the accreditation Standards through the Letter of Review Self Study Report (LSSR) and other documentation.
Letter of Review is recognized by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) for eligibility to take the NREMT’s Paramedic credentialing examination(s).
However, it is NOT a guarantee of eventual accreditation.
To contact CoAEMSP Executive Office:
8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
214-703-8445 FAX 214-703-8992
https://coaemsp.org/

Minimum Expectations

Paramedic: “To prepare competent entry-level Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains with or without exit points at the Advanced Emergency Medical  Technician and/or Emergency Medical Technician, and/or Emergency Medical Responders levels”.

2022-2023 CATALOG AND STUDENT HANDBOOK

Robeson Community College – Acalog ACMS™

 

General Information for all classes

Cost of Registration

  1. Tuition=$180.00
  2.  Supply fee=$10.00

Required Textbook

  1. Each required textbook is listed below in the tab for the respective course

Prerequisite(s)

  1. EMT= Reading comprehension test(TABE) or completion of college English
  2. AEMT= Reading comprehension test(TABE) or completion of college English and math comprehension test(TABE) or completion of college math. EMT certification(NC or National Registry)
  3. Paramedic=Reading comprehension test(TABE) or completion of college English and math comprehension test(TABE) or completion of college math. EMT or AEMT certification(NC or National Registry)

Background and Drug Screen

  1. EMT– Not required
  2. AEMT – Required
  3. Paramedic-Required
  4. Information will be given on the first day of class concerning the background and drug screen

Vaccination Records

  1. EMT-Not required
  2. AEMT-Required
  3. Paramedic-Required

Uniform Requirements

  1. EMS pants
  2. Robeson Community College shirt
  3. Black boots ( tennis shoes, clogs, etc.. are not allowed)
  4. Black belt (leather or web material)
  5. Uniforms will be worn to class and during clinical rotations
  6. Vendor information will be given during orientation

Additional Costs

  1. PHTLS Card=$15.00
  2. ACLS and PALS card=$7.50 each

Taught at the National Registry Level

The EMT Initial class is a foundation class that introduces the student to the world of Emergency Medical Science. This course exposes the student to patient assessment, managing trauma and medical issues that arises within the populace. The student will learn the skills to splint a potential fractured bone, assist with breathing, perform CPR and bandage wounds that occur among a multitude of other skills.

a. With completion of this class the student will be able to test for their Emergency Medical Technician Certificate at the State and/or National level.
b. With completion of this class and successfully passing the State(NCOEMS) or National Registry test, the student can enter a Paramedic Course.
c. Requirements: 12th Grade Reading Scores or successful completion of a college level English Class.

Class Hours= 278

Clinical Hours= 48

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Cost & Requirements

Requirements: 12th Grade Reading Scores or successful completion of a college level English Class.

Registration: $180.00

Fees:  Supply – $10.00

           Campus Access – $2.00

           Uniform shirt – $24.00

           FISDAP – $31.00

Textbook Required –

Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured 12th edition with Advantage Access and Fisdap Internship Package

https://www.jblearning.com/cart/Default.aspx?bc=23665-1&ref=psg&coupon=ROBCCNC

 

        Book – $252.75 (estimate) 

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Schedule

EMT Hybrid Class- Online didactics

Dates:     February 19th-June 5th, 2022

Days:       Class will meet on 5 weekends(Saturday/Sunday) 

Time:       0830-1700 on face to face weekends.

Location:      RCC Main Campus Building 19

 

EMT Night Class– Face to Face- meets every Tuesday and Thursday Nights

Dates: February 1st-June 30th, 2022

Time: 1800-2200 each night

Location: RCC Main Campus, Building 19

 

EMT Day Class- Meets every Monday and Wednesday

Dates: February 7th-July 13th, 2022

Time: 0830-1530

Location: Building 19, EMS 

 

 

 

 

Contact

 

Kenny Locklear

EMS Director | Building – 19
Email: kelocklear@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3404

Brad Lawson

EMS Coordinator | Building – 19
Email: blawson@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3452

Barbara Sampson

EMS Compliance Officer | Building – 19
Email: bsampson@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3371

 

Taught at the National Registry Level

The AEMT Initial class is an advanced class that builds on the foundation of the EMT class. This class introduces cardiac rhythms, Intravenous Therapy, intubation and medication administration.

  1. With completion of this class the student will be able to test for their Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Certificate at the State and/or National level.
  2. With completion of this class and successfully passing the State(NCOEMS) or National Registry test, the student can enter a Paramedic Course
  3. Requirements: 12th Grade Reading and Math Scores or successful completion of a college level English and Math class.

Class Hours=179

Clinical Hours=96

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Cost and Requirements

Required for class attendance:  12th Grade Reading and Math Scores or successful completion of a college level English and Math class.

Registration fee:     $180.00

Supply fee:               $10.00

Campus Access:      $2.00

Textbook Required – Advanced Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured (Advantage Access version). 3rd Edition

Schedule

AEMT Hybrid Night Course

Dates:     March 7th to June 13th, 2022

Days:       Every Monday night

Time:       6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Location:      RCC Main Campus Building 19, EMS Building

 

Contact

Kenny Locklear

EMS Director | Building – 19
Email: kelocklear@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3404

Brad Lawson

EMS Coordinator | Building – 19
Email: blawson@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3452

Barbara Sampson

EMS Compliance Officer | Building – 19
Email: bsampson@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3371

The Paramedic Initial class brings the student into full focus. In this course, the student will continue to build upon the knowledge they have learned. The class will expand the students skill set for patient assessment, medication administration, intubations and cardiology. The student will also learn new procedures, such as, needle decompression, cardiac pacing and converting lethal arrhythmias. The student will learn how to analyze, identify and treat a variety of rhythms, including interpreting 12 leads.

Class Hours=660

Clinical Hours=500

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Cost and Requirements

12th Grade Reading and Math Scores or successful completion of a college level English and Math class.

Registration fee:     $180.00

Supply fee:               $10.00

Campus Access:      $2.00

Textbook Required=Nancy Caroline’s Care in the Streets 8th edition(Advantage Access version). http://www.jblearning.com/cart/Default.aspx?bc=45702-5&ref=psg&coupon=ROBCCNC

Schedule

Paramedic Night Class:

Dates:     February 23rd--December 12th, 2022

Days:       Rotational Basis: 1st week – Monday/Tuesday, 2nd week – Wednesday/Thursday, Repeat

Time:       1800-2200

Location:      RCC Main Campus Building 19, EMS Building

 

Paramedic Hybrid

Dates: March 23rd-December 14th, 2022

Days: Every Wednesday night, 1800-2200, One weekend a month

Time: 1800-2200(Wednesday Nights) 0830-1700(Weekends)

Location: RCC main campus, Building19, Emergency Services Building

Contact

Kenny Locklear

EMS Director | Building – 19
Email: kelocklear@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3404

Brad Lawson

EMS Coordinator | Building – 19
Email: blawson@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3452

Barbara Sampson

EMS Compliance Officer | Building – 19
Email: bsampson@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3371

Do you want to further your training as a Paramedic? Do you want to open new doors for your career? This may be the class for you!! This class is 100% online. Free to those who are fee waived or $180.00 for those who are not. EMS agencies across the nation are employing CCP’s.

Requirements: Current NC Paramedic or National Registry credential

Description: Community Paramedicine is an emerging healthcare delivery model that increases access to basic services through the use of specialty trained EMS providers in an expanded role. Community Paramedics care for patients at their home or in other non-emergent settings outside of a hospital, under the supervision of a physician or advanced practice provider.

Required Course Materials

  • Community Health Paramedicine, (1st Edition) by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). Published by Jones & Bartlett Learning (2017). ISBN: 978-1284040968

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Cost and Requirements

Registration and Fees:  $182.00

Schedule

Days: 100% online

Contact

Kenny Locklear

EMS Director | Building – 19
Email: kelocklear@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3404

Brad Lawson

EMS Coordinator | Building – 19
Email: blawson@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3452

Barbara Sampson

EMS Compliance Officer | Building – 19
Email: bsampson@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3371

Hours=96

This class meets the requirements set forth by NCOEMS and National Registry for renewal of the EMT certification. This class is 100% online.

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Cost and Requirements

Registration and fees: $182.00

Schedule

Dates: March 22nd- June 14th, 2022

Days:   Online

Contact

Kenny Locklear

EMS Director | Building – 19
Email: kelocklear@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3404

Brad Lawson

EMS Coordinator | Building – 19
Email: blawson@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3452

Barbara Sampson

EMS Compliance Officer | Building – 19
Email: bsampson@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3371

Hours=120

This class meets the requirements set forth by NCOEMS and National Registry for renewal of the AEMT certification. This class is 100% online.

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Cost and Requirements

Registration and fees: $182.00

 

Schedule

Dates: March 22nd- June 14th, 2022

Days:   Online

Contact

Kenny Locklear

EMS Director | Building – 19
Email: kelocklear@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3404

Brad Lawson

EMS Coordinator | Building – 19
Email: blawson@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3452

Barbara Sampson

EMS Compliance Officer | Building – 19
Email: bsampson@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3371

Hours=144

This class meets the requirements set forth by NCOEMS and National Registry for renewal of the Paramedic certification. This class is 100% online.

 

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Cost and Requirements

Registration and fees: $182.00

Schedule

Dates: March 22nd-June 14th, 2022

100 % online

Contact

Kenny Locklear

EMS Director | Building – 19
Email: kelocklear@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3404

Brad Lawson

EMS Coordinator | Building – 19
Email: blawson@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3452

Barbara Sampson

EMS Compliance Officer | Building – 19
Email: bsampson@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3371

Hours=144

This class meets the requirements set forth by NCOEMS, National Registry, Flight Paramedic Certification(FPC) , and Critical Care Paramedic (CCP)for renewal of the certifications. This is also a great prep course to test initially for Critical Care or Flight Paramedic. This class is 100% online.

 

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Cost and Requirements

Registration and fees: $182.00

Schedule

This class is 100% online.

Dates: February 15th- May 11th, 2022

Days:   Online

Contact

Kenny Locklear

EMS Director | Building – 19
Email: kelocklear@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3404

Brad Lawson

EMS Coordinator | Building – 19
Email: blawson@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3452

Barbara Sampson

EMS Compliance Officer | Building – 19
Email: bsampson@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3371

Cost and requirements

Tuition: 182.00

Schedule

Dates: 10/18/2021-01/10/2022

Days: Online

 

Contacts

Kenny Locklear

EMS Director | Building – 19
Email: kelocklear@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3404

Brad Lawson

EMS Coordinator | Building – 19
Email: blawson@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3452

Barbara Sampson

EMS Compliance Officer | Building – 19
Email: bsampson@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3371