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Emergency Medical Services

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  • ADVANCED CARDIAC LIFE SUPPORT (ACLS)

    Total Contact Hours: 16
    Tuition: $100
     
    This 16-hour skill development course for personnel practicing in critical care units, emergency departments, and paramedic ambulances. The course will teach students a system of protocols for management of the patient experiencing cardiac difficulties.  Additional cost- Required textbook available through American Heart Association or online bookstore. 

  • BASIC LIFE SUPPORT CPR

    Total Contact Hours: 5
    Tuition: $70

    An 5-hour course designed for persons considering a career in the health care profession or wanting the skills to save a life. Students will be trained in the techniques of lifesaving skills for respiratory and cardiac emergencies involving adults, children and infants. Upon completion, the students will receive a CPR card from the American Heart Association. This is a required course for all students enrolling into the EMT Program.  Additional costs- Required textbook available through American Heart Association, Wharton or Richmond Bookstores, or online bookstore. 

 

  • INTERNATIONAL TRAUMA LIFE SUPPORT (ITLS) - BASIC

    Total Contact Hours: 16
    Tuition: $85
     
    This course includes lectures on theory and provides skills necessary for the management of trauma emergencies as specified by International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) guidelines. This course is required for students enrolled in the Emergency Medical Services programs.  Additional cost- Required textbook available through ITLS or online bookstore.

  • INTERNATIONAL TRAUMA LIFE SUPPORT (ITLS) - ADVANCED

    Total Contact Hours: 16
    Tuition: $95
     
    This re-certification course includes lectures on theory and provides skills necessary for the management of trauma emergencies as specified by International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) guidelines. The course is intended to be repeated multiple times in order to maintain certification.  Additional cost- Required textbook available through ITLS or online bookstore.

  • PEDIATRIC ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT (PALS) 

    Total Contact Hours: 16
    Tuition: $100

    This course includes instruction and skill building necessary for the management of pediatric emergencies as specified by the American Heart Association guidelines. This course was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency.  Additional cost- Required textbook available through American Heart Association or online bookstore.

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