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Emergency Medical Technician/EMT Bridge/Pre-Hospital Emergency Care for Nurses/Emergency Medical Responder

  • Class Type: Emergency Medical Services
  • Location: Kearney
  • Start Date: September 15, 2022
  • Time: 6 - 9:40 p.m.

The class will meet Thursdays, Sept. 15, 2022, through April 6, 2023. Orientation will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. on Sept. 1.

It will be taught by certified Nebraska Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) instructors, who will cover objectives designed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and hands-on skills. Upon completion of the class, students must take and pass the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) written and practical exam and complete a State of Nebraska application to be licensed in Nebraska.

The EMT bridge, pre-hospital emergency care for nurses and emergency medical responder classes will be taught in conjunction with the EMT class.

EMT (HLTH 1750, 5 credits): Prepares the student for Nebraska licensure as a basic life support Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). This course meets State of Nebraska guidelines for EMT and prepares the student to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) exam.

EMT Bridge (HLTH 1870, 3 credits): Covers the material necessary for a student to progress from the level of Emergency Medical Responder to Emergency Medical Technician. The course meets State of Nebraska guidelines for EMT and prepares the student to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) exam. CPR certification and current Emergency Medical Responder license required to take this course.

Pre-Hospital Emergency Care for Nurses (HLTH 1820, 3 credits): Prepares nurses to work in the field as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). Recognizes the formal training the RN or LPN has already received, thus avoiding unnecessary repetition. This course meets State of Nebraska guidelines for EMT and prepares the student to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) exam. CPR certification and current RN or LPN license required to take this course.

Emergency Medical Responder (HLTH 1780, 2 credits): Prepares students to respond to accidents ro medical emergencies. CPR certification required.

The fee for each class includes in-state tuition, fees, digital text and assessment package. Payment is due at the time of registration. Early registration is encouraged because classes fill quickly; registrations will be honored in the order they are received.

Individuals must have a current BLS Health Care Provider CPR card or its equivalent before they can take the class. See upcoming CPR classes offered by CCC.

Class Details

  • Cost: EMT, $1,134; EMT Bridge, $914; Pre-Hospital Emergency Care for Nurses, $914; Emergency Medical Responder, $300
  • Address:
    1215 30th Ave.
  • Location: CCC-Kearney

Contact

For more information or to register, contact Ruth Kirkland at 308-338-4012; toll-free in Nebraska at 1-877-222-0780, ext. 4012; or by email at hkirkland@cccneb.edu.

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