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EMERGENCY & HEALTHEMT | EMR Emergency Medical Technician On-site | Hybrid $FREE The EMT course has been developed to prepare you to provide quality prehospital emergency care. This course is the minimum standard to be a primary attendant on a transport ambulance service. This course will cover the 2011 EMT Scope of Practice changes. Modules presented include: Preparation of the EMT; Airway Management; Patient Assessment; Medical/Behavioral Emergencies; OB/GYN; Trauma; Infants and Children; Ambulance Operations, and additional Tuition may be Available See page 16 skills. Clinical time at an emergency room is required in addition to the classroom hours. College credit is available. Prerequisites: Must be 17 years old at the start of the class, be proficient in reading, writing, and speaking English, and physically capable of performing basic EMT skills. NCC and Sioux Center locations The class will begin meeting on Monday nights until late October. The classes will begin meeting twice a week on Mondays and Thursdays until completion in April. You must bring a credit or debit card the first night for completion of the on-line background check. Minimum class size of 12 is required. 56754 Instructor: Rick Kiers Sept. 18–April 7 | 6–10PM Location: Royale Meadows Health Center in Sioux Center (first session held at NCC) Fee: $1,400 56777 Instructor: John Hansen Sept. 18–April 7 | 6–10PM Location: NCC Room H510 Fee: $1,400 Hybrid Course—Online Option Northwest Iowa Community College and Iowa Western Community College from Council Bluffs have teamed up to offer the EMT course in an on-line version. The students will be required to attend 5 all day Saturday sessions in order to complete the required skills practice & competencies. You MUST have access to high-speed internet at your residence to take this course. You must bring a credit or debit card the first night for completion of the on-line background check. Minimum class size of 6 is required. 54190 Instructor: Brian Hellenga Aug. 14–Dec. 9 | Fee: $1,500 (Orientation Aug. 14 | 6 pm) 56751 Instructor: Brian Hellenga Jan. 15–May 5 | Fee: $1,500 (Orientation Jan. 15 | 6pm) 3 Emergency Medical Responder (First Responder) The Emergency Medical Responder course, formerly known as First Responder, is designed to train you in patient stabilization techniques through the use of initial basic emergency care prior to the arrival of an ambulance. You will be instructed to the current 2011 EMR guidelines and Iowa scope of practice. You will take the National Registry EMR Exam upon completion of the course. The class will meet on Monday and Thursday evenings until completed. The first session (November 20) will be held at the NCC Campus, Room 514, Building H in Sheldon for orientation. Prerequisites: Must be 17 years old at the start of class, be proficient in reading, writing, and speaking English. 56897 | Instructor: Robert Hoting Nov. 20–March 3 | 7–10PM Location: Alvord Community Building (first session held at NCC, Room H514) | Fee: $825 FALL 2017 | 11


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