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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 injury 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 910-272-3407 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 Emergency Medical Services Continuing Education, contact Kenny Locklear, EMS Coordinator, 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 – $35.00

           FISDAP – $15.75

Textbook Required – Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured( Advantage Access version) 11th Edition. ISBN:978-1-284-10690-9.  http://www.jblearning.com/cart/Default.aspx?bc=10690-9&ref=psg&coupon=ROBCCNC

        Book – $135.00 (estimate) 

 

 

Schedule

EMT Hybrid

Dates:     03/29/2021 – 07/11/2021

Days:       One weekend per month mandatory

Time:       Online/Weekends will be 8:30 – 4:30 

Location:      RCC Main Campus Building 17, Room 1752-B

 

Contact

LOCKLEAR, KENNETH

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

BROADWELL, LORETTA

Secretary | Building – 17
Email: lbroadwell@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3407

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:     03/08/2021 – 06/14/2021

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 1755-A

 

Contact

LOCKLEAR, KENNETH

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

BROADWELL, LORETTA

Secretary | Building – 17
Email: lbroadwell@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3407

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:     02/16/2021 – 12/02/21

Days:       Tuesday and Thursday

Time:       6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Location:      RCC Main Campus Building 17, Room 1749B

Contact

LOCKLEAR, KENNETH

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

BROADWELL, LORETTA

Secretary | Building – 17
Email: lbroadwell@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3407

Hours=115

This class is 100% online with instructor contact each Tuesday night via video conference. If you are unable to attend the planned meeting session, it is recorded, so the student can view at a later time. Community paramedicine is a new and growing field that focuses on expanding the traditional role of paramedics. Community paramedics function in various capacities and with an interdisciplinary  approach that encompasses all aspects of healthcare. The community paramedic course will prepare paramedics to function in the expanded setting (post-discharge, 911 prevention, or opiate prevention) while considering the holistic picture of patient care. The course will prepare students to sit for the national CP-C exam offered through the International Board of Specialty Certification

 

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Cost and Requirements

Registration and Fees:  $182.00

Schedule

Dates:   02/15/2021/ – 05/10/2021

Days: 100% online

Contact

LOCKLEAR, KENNETH

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

BROADWELL, LORETTA

Secretary | Building – 17
Email: lbroadwell@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3407

Hours=96

This class meets the requirements set forth by NCOEMS and National Registry for renewal of the EMT certification. This class also meets the requirements for three(3) more attempts at the state test. This class is 100% online unless your certification has lapsed or you are seeking three(3) more attempts at the state test. In that case, a Technical Scope of Practice(TSOP) is required.

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Cost and Requirements

Registration and fees: $182.00

Schedule

Dates: 04/05/2021 – 07/01/2021

Days:   Online

Contact

LOCKLEAR, KENNETH

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

BROADWELL, LORETTA

Secretary | Building – 17
Email: lbroadwell@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3407

Hours=120

This class meets the requirements set forth by NCOEMS and National Registry for renewal of the AEMT certification. This class also meets the requirements for three(3) more attempts at the state test. This class is 100% online unless your certification has lapsed or you are seeking three(3) more attempts at the state test. In that case, a Technical Scope of Practice(TSOP) is required.

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Cost and Requirements

Registration and fees: $182.00

 

Schedule

Dates: 04/05/2021 – 07/01/2021

Days:   Online

Contact

LOCKLEAR, KENNETH

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

BROADWELL, LORETTA

Secretary | Building – 17
Email: lbroadwell@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3407

Hours=144

This class meets the requirements set forth by NCOEMS and National Registry for renewal of the Paramedic certification. This class also meets the requirements for three(3) more attempts at the state test. This class is 100% online unless your certification has lapsed or you are seeking three(3) more attempts at the state test. In that case, a Technical Scope of Practice(TSOP) is required.

 

Click Here to Register

 

Cost and Requirements

Registration and fees: $182.00

Schedule

Dates: 04/05/2021 – 07/01/2021

Days:   Online

Contact

LOCKLEAR, KENNETH

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

BROADWELL, LORETTA

Secretary | Building – 17
Email: lbroadwell@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3407

Hours=144

This class meets the requirements set forth by NCOEMS and National Registry for renewal of the Paramedic certification. This class also meets the requirements for renewal of the Critical Care and Flight Paramedic Certification(FPC). This is also a great prep course to test initially for Critical Care or Flight Paramedic. This class also meets the requirements for three(3) more attempts at the state test. This class is 100% online unless your certification has lapsed or you are seeking three(3) more attempts at the state test. In that case, a Technical Scope of Practice(TSOP) is required.

 

Click Here to Register

Cost and Requirements

Registration and fees: $182.00

Schedule

This class is 100% online unless your certification has lapsed or you are seeking three(3) more attempts at the state test. In that case, a Technical Scope of Practice(TSOP) is required.

Dates: 04/05/2021 – 07/01/2021

Days:   Online

Contact

LOCKLEAR, KENNETH

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

BROADWELL, LORETTA

Secretary | Building – 17
Email: lbroadwell@robeson.edu
Phone: (910) 272-3407