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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.  

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 910-272-3371 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

 

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) 

 

 

Schedule

EMT Hybrid Class

Dates:     07/24/2021 – 12/6/2021

Days:       Class will be taught online plus the following weekends face-to-face:

                   7/24 – 7/25, 8/7 – 8/8, 8/28 – 8/29, 10/23 – 10/24, 11/6 – 11/7

Time:       0830 – 1530 on weekend dates

Location:      RCC Main Campus Building 17, Room 1755-A

 

 

 

Contact

LOCKLEAR, KENNETH

EMS Director | Building – 17
Email: kelocklear@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3404

Lawson, Brad

EMS Instructor, Building 18

Email: blawson@robeson.edu

Phone: (910)272-3452

Sampson, Barbara

EMS Compliance Officer | Building – 17
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:     08/09/2021 – 12/13/2021

Days:       Monday 1st week, Wednesday 2nd week, alternating schedule

Time:       6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Location:      RCC Main Campus Building 17, Room 1749-B

 

Contact

LOCKLEAR, KENNETH

EMS Director | Building – 17
Email: kelocklear@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3404

Lawson, Brad

EMS Instructor | Building – 18
Email: blawson@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3452

SAMPSON, Barbara

EMS Compliance Officer| Building – 17
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

Dates:     07/26/2021 – 07/8/2022

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

Time:       0830 – 1600

Location:      RCC Main Campus Building 17, Room 1749B

Contact

LOCKLEAR, KENNETH

EMS Director | Building – 17
Email: kelocklear@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3404

Lawson,Brad

EMS Instructor | Building – 18
Email: blawson@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3452

SAMPSON, BARBARA

EMS Compliance Officer | Building – 17
Email: bsampson@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3371

Cost and Requirements

Registration and Fees:  $182.00

Schedule

Dates:   10/18/2021/ – 01/10/2022

Days: 100% online

Contact

LOCKLEAR, KENNETH

EMS Director | Building – 17
Email: kelocklear@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3404

SAMPSON, BARBARA

EMS Compliance Officer | Building – 17
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: 08/09/2021 – 11/01/2021

Days:   Online

Contact

LOCKLEAR, KENNETH

EMS Director | Building – 17
Email: kelocklear@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3404

SAMPSON, BARBARA

EMS Compliance Officer | Building – 17
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: 08/09/2021 – 11/01/2021

Days:   Online

Contact

LOCKLEAR, KENNETH

EMS Director | Building – 17
Email: kelocklear@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3404

SAMPSON, BARBARA

EMS Compliance Officer | Building – 17
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: 08/09/2021 – 11/01/2021

Days:   Online

Contact

LOCKLEAR, KENNETH

EMS Director | Building – 17
Email: kelocklear@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3404

SAMPSON, BARBARA

EMS Compliance Officer | Building – 17
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: 04/05/2021 – 07/01/2021

Days:   Online

Contact

LOCKLEAR, KENNETH

EMS Director | Building – 17
Email: kelocklear@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3404

SAMPSON, BARBARA

EMS Compliance Officer | Building – 17
Email: bsampson@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3371

This course meets the requirements for Child Care, Nursing Assistant, Nursing and other agencies that require the American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR card. Written and performance testing is required. This class is offered as requested by groups of six or more and can be offered during the day, evening, or weekends. This class may also be offered off-campus at your place of business if adequate space is available. We also host classes on or off-site for groups and businesses.

This class is offered on our main Campus, building 17, every 2nd and 3rd Friday of the month, 0830-1230.

To register for a session please use the Eventbrite link below:

https://rcccpr.eventbrite.com

Cost and Requirements

CPR: 

  • Cost: $40

You can register and pay on that date.  No pre-registration required. 

You must be 16 years or older to qualify for this class. 

Schedule and Location

CPR Dates:

  • 8/13/2021
  • 09/10/2021
  • 10/08/2021
  • 11/12/2021
  • 12/10/2021

Time:  8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

RCC main campus, building 17, room 1729A

Contacts

SAMPSON, BARBARA

EMS Compliance Officer| Building – 17
Email: bsampson@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3371

LAWSON, BRAD

Instructor/Coordinator | Building – 17
Email: blawson@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3452

This course will meet the requirements for day cares, schools, industries, lifeguards, construction, and other agencies that require the American Heart Association Healthcare provider CPR and First Aid. Written and performance testing is required. This class is offered as requested by groups of six or more and can be offered during the day, evening, or on the weekend. This class may also be offered at your place of business if space is available.

To register for a session please use the Eventbrite link below:

https://rcccprfa.eventbrite.com

Cost and Requirements

FIRST AID & CPR

  • Cost: $50
    • CPR Card Included 
    • First AID card additional $19 required
  • Must be 16 years of age or older.
Schedule and Location

CPR & First Aid Dates:

  • 08/20/2021
  • 09/17/2021
  • 10/15/2021
  • 11/19/2021
  • 12/17/2021

RCC main campus, Building 17, Room 1729A

Contacts

SAMPSON, BARBARA

EMS Compliance Officer | Building – 17
Email: bsampson@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3371

Lawson, Brad

Instructor/Coordinator | Building – 18
Email: blawson@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3452

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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