EMS Courses

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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 Course Description

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.  EMT Programs are held at:
A.  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.
B.  The Morgan Campus of LCCC, 234 High Street, Tamaqua, PA.  Textbook and gear are included.

Prerequisites for all 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

Details of prerequisites sent out in email or letter along with medical forms, two months before class start date for EMI class and several weeks before class start date for Tamaqua, required back to the Coordinator two weeks before first class.

Call 610-799-1574 for more information or to register call 610-799-1197 then press 3 for Noncredit or email ncregistrar@mymail.lccc.edu 

Course Number:
Dates:
Time:
Days:
Location:
Cost:
EMS 401 - 54
5/22
7 pm
Wed.
Tamaqua Accelerated EMT Info Session
Free
Course Number:
EMS 401 - 54
Dates:
5/22
Time:
7 pm
Days:
Wed.
Location:
Tamaqua Accelerated EMT Info Session
Cost:
Free
EMS 401-54A
5/29
7 pm
Wed.
Tamaqua Accelerated EMT Info Session
Free
Course Number:
EMS 401-54A
Dates:
5/29
Time:
7 pm
Days:
Wed.
Location:
Tamaqua Accelerated EMT Info Session
Cost:
Free
EMS 475-T55
6/10 - 8/1 (also more classes in Fall)
Mon-Thur 5:30-9:30 pm; Sat 9 am-1 pm
Mon - Thur and Sat
Morgan Campus, Tamaqua
$1,200 (includes text)
Course Number:
EMS 475-T55
Dates:
6/10 - 8/1 (also more classes in Fall)
Time:
Mon-Thur 5:30-9:30 pm; Sat 9 am-1 pm
Days:
Mon - Thur and Sat
Location:
Morgan Campus, Tamaqua
Cost:
$1,200 (includes text)
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.

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

Call 610-799-1574 for more information and 610-799-1197 then press 3 for Noncredit to register or email ncregistrar@mymail.lccc.edu.
 
Course Number:
Dates:
Time:
Days:
Location:
Cost:
EMS 400-52
3/19 - 6/13
6:30 - 10 pm (also more classes in Spring)
Tues. & Thurs.
Off Campus (EMI)
$350 (text is additional)
Course Number:
EMS 400-52
Dates:
3/19 - 6/13
Time:
6:30 - 10 pm (also more classes in Spring)
Days:
Tues. & Thurs.
Location:
Off Campus (EMI)
Cost:
$350 (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.  Please note location listed with each class offering.  Participants will be required to secure a physician release form, show proof of health insurance, and pass reading and math placement testing prior to final acceptance into this program.  In addition, internet and computer access for online testing is required for some locations.  Call 610-799-1574 to request information or to learn more about the tuition payment plan.  Please leave complete name, mailing address and phone number.  Text, gear and attire requirements differ at different locations and may incur additional cost. National Registry Fee is appx. $75.00.   Free Information Sessions are scheduled for each of the classes and you must attend one for the class you are interested in, but call to register.

Call 610-799-1574 for more information or to register call 610-799-1197 then press 3 for Noncredit or email ncregistrar@mymail.lccc.edu

Locations for classes:
Cetronia Ambulance, 4300 Broadway, Allentown
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:
Dates:
Time:
Days:
Location:
Cost:
EMS 401-50
1/10
7 - 8 pm
Thurs.
EMI Information Session
Free
Course Number:
EMS 401-50
Dates:
1/10
Time:
7 - 8 pm
Days:
Thurs.
Location:
EMI Information Session
Cost:
Free
EMS 401 - 50A
1/17
6:30 - 7:30 pm
Thurs.
EMI Information Session
Free
Course Number:
EMS 401 - 50A
Dates:
1/17
Time:
6:30 - 7:30 pm
Days:
Thurs.
Location:
EMI Information Session
Cost:
Free
EMS 401-15A
12/19 (also more classes in Spring)
7 pm
Wed.
Tamaqua Information Session
Free
Course Number:
EMS 401-15A
Dates:
12/19 (also more classes in Spring)
Time:
7 pm
Days:
Wed.
Location:
Tamaqua Information Session
Cost:
Free
EMS 403-S50
1/7 - 5/8 (also more classes in Fall)
Mon & Wed, 6:30-9:30 pm; Sat, 9 am-12 noon
Mon. & Wed. evenings, Sat. morning
EMT Basic-Tamaqua
$1,200 includes gear and book
Course Number:
EMS 403-S50
Dates:
1/7 - 5/8 (also more classes in Fall)
Time:
Mon & Wed, 6:30-9:30 pm; Sat, 9 am-12 noon
Days:
Mon. & Wed. evenings, Sat. morning
Location:
EMT Basic-Tamaqua
Cost:
$1,200 includes gear and book
EMS 403-51
2/5 - 6/13 (also more classes in Fall)
Tues. & Thurs., 6:30-10 pm; Sat., 8 am-4 pm
Tues. & Thurs., 1 or 2 Sat. per month
EMI Basic EMT
$1,050 (text and gear are additional)
Course Number:
EMS 403-51
Dates:
2/5 - 6/13 (also more classes in Fall)
Time:
Tues. & Thurs., 6:30-10 pm; Sat., 8 am-4 pm
Days:
Tues. & Thurs., 1 or 2 Sat. per month
Location:
EMI Basic EMT
Cost:
$1,050 (text and gear are additional)