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Courses are available for beginning emergency medical techs and firefighters. The innovative Community Paramedicine course is available to existing medics.

First Responder Trainings Starting Soon

A series of online and in-person programs will start in August and September to provide both introductory and advanced training to first responders. The innovative Community Paramedicine class is supported by a GlaxoSmithKline grant in order to engage paramedics in preventative medicine so they can reduce emergency room visits. Call 252-940-6375 to register.

Emergency Medical Technician (Hybrid)

For students with little or no medical experience, this course will introduce you to emergency prehospital care. Upon completion of this course, you will be credentialed to provide emergency care at the EMT level and be allowed to take the state credentialing exam. The schedule includes online course components along with weeknight and Saturday sessions. Classes start on August 12 and take place from 6:30pm-9:30pm on Mondays and Wednesdays. The class costs $204.25.

Community Paramedicine (CP-C)

This course is open to current paramedics with a minimum of one year filed experience and will follow the guidelines established by the Inter­national Board of Specialty Transport as well as guidelines set by NCOEMS when developed. This course is a blended course that has weekly online assignments and will meet two Saturdays for guest lectures and skills review/assessment. Upon completion of this course you should have the base knowledge needed to take and pass the national CP-C exam. The text for this course is the Community Health Paramedicine by AAOS, ISBN 978-1-284-04096-8. This course starts September 16 and costs $185.

Online FP-C/CCP-C Review Course

This course covers the material to prep current Paramedics for the FP-C or CCP-C credentialing exam administered through Board of Critical Care Transport Paramedic Certification. The course also serves as continuing education credit for current credentialed FP-C, CCP-C, and other critical care providers. This course uses the 2nd Edition Critical Care Transport by AAOS, ISBN 978-1-284-04099-9. This online course will start August 12 and costs $185.

Online Anatomy and Physiology for Paramedics

This course provides a basic study of the structure and function of the human body. The curriculum for anatomy and physiology meets the North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services anatomy & physiology requirement for initial paramedic courses. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of the fundamental principles of A&P. This course is completely online and students are required to register prior to August 19. This course uses the Anatomy and Physiology for Health Professions 2nd Edition with the Navigate 2 Advantage Access Code; ISBN 978-1-284-03694-7. It costs $185.