Robeson Community College

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

Continuing Education Program RCC Building 17

Quarterly Continuing Education

JANUARY 16TH & 23RD              8:30AM – 4:30PM          HAZMAT/BBP/PROTOCOL

FEBRUARY 6TH & 13TH              8:30AM – 4:30PM          ACLS (Must pre-register)

FEBRUARY 20TH & 27TH           8:30AM – 4:30PM          PHTLS (Must pre-register)

FEBRUARY 15TH & 22ND           8:30AM – 12:30PM         CPR (Must pre-register)

MARCH 13th & 20th                     9:00AM – 5:00PM          ANNUAL SKILLS

APRIL 17TH & 24TH                     8:30AM – 4:30PM          DEFENSIVE DRIVING

MAY 1ST & 8TH                             8:30AM – 5:30PM          REMEDIATION (IF NEEDED)      

MAY 15TH & 22ND                        8:30AM – 12:30PM         VENOUS ACCESS/LVADS

                                                        1:30PM – 5:30PM           (SPLIT BY SHIFTS TBA)

JUNE  5TH & 12TH                        8:30AM – 5:30PM          REMEDIATION (IF NEEDED)

JULY 10TH & 17TH                        8:30AM – 4:30PM          AIRWAY MANAGEMENT

AUGUST 7TH & 14TH                    8:30AM – 12:30PM         MCI/TRIAGE                                                                        

                                                          1:30PM – 5:30PM           (SPLIT BY SHIFTS TBA)     

SEPTEMBER 11TH & 18TH          8:30AM – 4:30PM          CARDIOLOGY/CAPNOGRAPHY

OCTOBER 2ND & 9TH                   8:30AM – 4:30PM          ACLS (Must pre-register)

OCTOBER 16TH & 23RD               8:30AM – 4:30PM          PALS (Must pre-register)

OCTOBER 18TH & 25TH               8:30AM – 4:30PM          PHTLS (Must pre-register)

OCTOBER 4TH & 11TH                  8:30AM – 12:30PM         CPR (Must pre-register)

NOVEMBER 6TH & 13TH            8:30AM – 12:30PM         OB/PEDIATRICS

                                                          1:30PM – 5:30PM           (SPLIT BY SHIFTS TBA)

*CONTINUING EDUCATION IS MANDATORY FOR ALL FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES*

PRE-REGISTER BY EMAILING BSAMPSON@ROBESON.EDU

 

Additional Continuing Education opportunities…

Monthly Continuing Education

Monthly Con-Ed is held at LFD 2nd, 3rd, & 4th Mondays from 8:30 to 4:30, Lumberton Rescue Unit on the 3rd  Monday night 7pm-10pm, and Fairmont Rescue the 1st Monday night 6pm-10pm. These Con-Ed classes are open to any provider with prior approval from the hosting agency.

Month                                                    Topic

January                            Protocol Roll-Out

February                          Skills Review

March                               Skills

April                                 Defensive Driving

May                                  Venous Access/LVADS

June                                  CPR

July                                   Airway Management

August                             MCI/Triage

September                       Cardiology/Capnography

October                            OB/Pediatrics

November                        Haz-Mat/BBP

December                        OFF

Any questions contact bsampson@robeson.edu

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

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