Emergency Medical Personnel

Initial EMT-Basic
This course is designed to train individuals to become emergency medical personnel. The student is exposed to emergency patient care through both classroom training and hands-on application. Topics include patient assessment, basic life support techniques (including airway management and CPR), oxygen therapy, treatment of shock, treatment of fractures, management of various medical emergencies and emergency childbirth. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be eligible to take the North Carolina and/or National Registry Basic Emergency Medical Technician certification exam.

TO REGISTER: Go to the Assessment Center. Take the reading exam and score 58 or higher. Take your reading test score and go to registration. Course must be paid for at the time of registration. Make sure you bring your receipt and reading test score with you the first day of class. If you are affiliated with a fire/EMS/police agency, you must present valid proof during registration and a letter from your agency of affiliation for the fee to be waived. No registrations are accepted after the first day of class.

For more information contact:

Tori Shina
EMS Continuing Education Coordinator
(336)334-4822 ext. 50378