Emergency Medical Technician (career training)

We offer State approved Emergency Responder, Emergency Medical Technician and an intensive Accelerated Emergency Medical Technician course at various times and locations throughout the year including a follow-up Paramedic course for those who have completed the Emergency Medical Technician course and have been working as an EMT.

 
Accelerated EMT Program-Lehigh Valley Only Course Description
NEW REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS!
 
At this time, Registration can be made by:
 
1.  Email ncregistrar@mymail.lccc.edu and send check or money order to arrive within 7 days to :
                 LCCC
                 Attn: Business Office
                4525 Education Park Drive
                Schnecksville, PA 18078
2.  If you can only pay by credit card, go to thie website of our training partner,  to register:  www.emiclasses.com .  Then scroll down to the July 6th start date.

The Accelerated EMT Class is an extremely fast-paced, dynamic and highly structured program, run during July, designed to certify education to individuals likely to respond to pre-hospital emergencies.  The program includes didactic presentation, skill demonstration, hands-on practical skill workshops and practical experience provided by the partnering hospital and Pennsylvanis State Certified EMT instructor team.  Successful completion of National Incident Management System online training (NIMS 100 and 700) is required before class start as well as other prerequisites.  AHA CPR and HazMat Awareness requirements will be completed during class.  This program is held at the George E. Moerkirk Emergency Medicine Institute (EMI) of LVHN, 2100 Mack Blvd., Allentown, with clinical experiences at LVHN sites.  Textbook is required and can be purchased at EMI about 1 month before class start and picked up between the hours of 7:30-11:30 am and 12:30-3:30pm.

Prerequisites for all EMI Allentown participants are:
1.  NIMS 100 and NIMS 700 online (for EMI)
2.  Physicians's release form
3.  List of inoculations  (for EMI)
4.  Proof of medical insurance
5.  Home internet/computer access for online testing
Course Number:
CRN:
Dates:
Time:
Days:
Location:
Cost:
EMS 475 - 10
56262
7/6 - 7/31/20
8 am-4:30 pm
Monday thru Friday
Off Campus
$1,225
Course Number:
EMS 475 - 10
CRN:
56262
Dates:
7/6 - 7/31/20
Time:
8 am-4:30 pm
Days:
Monday thru Friday
Location:
Off Campus
Cost:
$1,225
Accelerated EMT Program-Schuylkill County Course Description
This is the same EMT Basic Program normally offered, but the timeline has been shortened with more frequent classes to accommodate students who have more time in the summer to accomplish and finish this important training.   This class is held at the Morgan Campus of LCCC, 234 High Street, Tamaqua, PA.  Textbook and gear are included.

Prerequisites for the Schuylkill County participants are:
1.  Physician's release form
2.  Proof of medical insurance

Details of prerequisites sent out in email or letter along with the medical release form, a month before class start date, required back to the Coordinator a full week before first class.

For more information email pdonohue@lccc.edu;  to register call 610-799-1197 and press 3 for Noncredit, or email ncregistrar@mymail.lccc.edu.
Course Number:
CRN:
Dates:
Time:
Days:
Location:
Cost:
EMS 475-55
29117
6/8 - 7/30/20 (see more classes Spring 2021)
Mon-Thu 5:30-9:30 pm; Sat 9 am-noon
Monday thru Thursday & Saturday morning
LCCC Campus, Tamaqua
$1,250 (includes book, no additional gear)
Course Number:
EMS 475-55
CRN:
29117
Dates:
6/8 - 7/30/20 (see more classes Spring 2021)
Time:
Mon-Thu 5:30-9:30 pm; Sat 9 am-noon
Days:
Monday thru Thursday & Saturday morning
Location:
LCCC Campus, Tamaqua
Cost:
$1,250 (includes book, no additional gear)
Emergency Medical Responder Course Description
48 - 80 hour course for people first on the scene of an accident or medical emergency, teaching:  CPR, emergency care, patient handling, assisting ambulance and rescue personnel on scene.  Text additional for most classes.  Minimum number of registrants = 12.

Employment in a First Responder position will need Child Abuse and Criminal History clearances.

For more information and to get on waitlist, email pdonohue@lccc.edu.

PLEASE NOTE!  There is no online registration at this time.  To register call 610-799-1197, then press 3 for noncredit, come in person to a campus, or email ncregistrar@mymail.lccc.edu.
 
Course Number:
CRN:
Dates:
Time:
Days:
Location:
Cost:
EMS 400-52
29711
3/24 - 6/11/20
6:30 - 10 pm (also more classes in Fall)
Tues. & Thurs.
Off Campus (EMI)
$375 (text is additional)
Course Number:
EMS 400-52
CRN:
29711
Dates:
3/24 - 6/11/20
Time:
6:30 - 10 pm (also more classes in Fall)
Days:
Tues. & Thurs.
Location:
Off Campus (EMI)
Cost:
$375 (text is additional)
EMT Basic Course Description
The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program is for individuals who are likely to respond to pre-hospital emergencies.  Upon successful completion, the student will be Pennsylvania DOH certified.  Minimum age is 16, and if 18 or older will be eligible to test for the National Registry EMT credential.  National Registry Fee is appx. $75.00.  Please note location listed with each class offering.  Participants will be required to secure a physician release form, show proof of health insurance, as pre-requisites to submit before first class.  In addition, internet and computer access for online testing is required for some locations.  Text, gear and attire requirements differ at different locations and may incur additional cost.  

PLEASE NOTE!  There is no online registration at this time.  Please email ncregistrar@mymail.lccc.edu then send check or money order to arrive within 7 days to:  LCCC
                                                                                       ATTN:  Finance Department
                                                                                       4525 Education Park Drive
                                                                                       Schnecksville, PA 18078

For more information email pdonohue@lccc.edu.

Locations for classes:
George E. Moerkirk Emergency Medicine Institute, 2100 Mack Blvd., Allentown
Morgan Campus, LCCC, 234 High St., Tamaqua
Joseph F. McCloskey School of Nursing, 420 S. Jackson St., Pottsville
 
Course Number:
CRN:
Dates:
Time:
Days:
Location:
Cost:
EMS 403-12
54205
9/8 - 1/21/21 (also more classes in Spring)
Tue.&Thu. 6:30-10 pm; Sat, 8 am-4 pm
Tue. & Thu. pms,; 1 or 2 Sat. per month
EMI - Off Campus
$1,150, gear and book additional
Course Number:
EMS 403-12
CRN:
54205
Dates:
9/8 - 1/21/21 (also more classes in Spring)
Time:
Tue.&Thu. 6:30-10 pm; Sat, 8 am-4 pm
Days:
Tue. & Thu. pms,; 1 or 2 Sat. per month
Location:
EMI - Off Campus
Cost:
$1,150, gear and book additional