EMS Training

Continuing Education for EMS and Prehospital Personnel

  • Monthly courses are held at the local fire departments within Haywood County
  • Call for further information on course dates/times
  • Blood Borne Pathogens/Haz Mat Review, Scene Safety: Meth Labs, Airway Management and Skill Lab, Trauma Skills Lab/Patient Packaging/Lifting and Moving, Epi Pen Training and Anaphylaxis, Child and Elder Abuse/Domestic Violence, Pediatric Assessment and Emergencies, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Response, Rehabilitation: The Role of EMS and First Responders, Environmental Emergencies, EMS Assist Skills Lab, Protocol Review: Induced Hypothermia/Team CPR

ONLINE BLS and ALS Continuing Education for EMS and Prehospital Personnel

  • Monthly courses are held online for BLS and ALS level EMS and Prehospital personnel.  Credit hours are granted upon successful completion of the course requirements.  A great way to catch up on those required CE hours!
  • Call for further information on course dates/registration
  • January – Patient Assessment and Documentation,
    February – Respiratory Emergencies,
    March – Environmental Emergencies,
    April – Altered Mental Status,
    May – Diabetic Emergencies,
    June – Trauma related Emergencies,
    July – Childhood Emergencies,
    August – Burns,
    September – Airway Management,
    October – Special Needs Patients,
    November – Child and Elder Abuse,
    December – Chest Trauma

ONLINE Critical Care Continuing Education for EMS and Prehospital Personnel

  • Monthly courses are held online for Critical Care level EMS and prehospital personnel. Credit hours are granted upon successful completion of the course requirements.
  • Call for further information on course dates/registration
  • January – Organ Donation and Transport,
    February – Pain Management,
    March – Sepsis and MODS,
    April – Child Abuse,
    May – Infectious Disease and & Control,
    June – Medical legal Aspects,
    July – Gastrointestinal Emergencies,
    August – Endocrine Emergencies,
    September – Trauma Care,
    October – Chest Tubes/Thoracotomy,
    November – Surgical Airways,
    December – Neurological Emergencies

EMT-Basic Initial Course-Traditional Classroom

  • Next course starts July 2014!
  • GED/HS Diploma and reading placement test required
  • 24 hours of field rotations required

EMT-Intermediate Initial Course

  • Next course starts July 2014!
  • High School Diploma/GED, Reading and Math placement test required
  • Physical, Immunizations, Drug Screening, and Criminal background check required
  • 96 hours of clinical rotations required

EMS Methodology-ONLINE!

  • Next course starts July 2014!
  • Meets OEMS requirements for Instructor Credentials
  • Call for further information on course dates/registration

S.T.A.B.L.E.

  • Sugar, Temperature, Airway, Blood Pressure, Lab Work, Emotional Support
  • April 30, 2014.  Seating limited to first 30 registrations!
  • S.T.A.B.L.E is the most widely distributed and implemented neonatal education program to focus exclusively on the post-resuscitation/pre-transport stabilization care of sick infants.
  • Course will be offered again in the fall

EMT-Paramedic to Paramedic Transition Course ONLINE

  • Meets the National Registry of EMT’s requirements for transition from NREMTP to NRP
  • NCOEMS approved
  • Call for further information on course dates/registration

CPR/First Aid/ACLS/ACLS EP/PALS

  • HCC is Haywood County’s only American Heart Association Training Center.
  • Let us help train your business, community group, or family in CPR & First Aid.
  • Are you a healthcare provider needing to renew your CPR card for work…. Call us and we can help!

ACLS-Experienced Provider

  • March 25, 2014
  • Seating is limited.  Textbook required.
  • ACLS/ACLS EP/PALS courses scheduled on regular basis throughout the year

AMLS/PHTLS/PEPP

  • AMLS/PHTLS/PEPP courses scheduled on a regular basis throughout the year
  • Call for further information on course dates

For more information on EMS training please contact Nathan Rickman, HCC EMS Coordinator nmrickman@haywood.edu or  (828)-565-4103