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  • Learn how to save a life. Help your community, fellow neighbors and friends. Emergency Medical Service courses will teach you how to render care for people experiencing medical emergencies, as well as how to give care to people who have been injured. Levels of training include Emergency Medical Responder, Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedic.

    EMT and Paramedic courses are scheduled regularly on the SCC Lincoln campus located at 8800 O St. EMT and EMR courses also may be held at our many SCC Learning Centers and other locations, based upon the needs of the community. These courses are all offered in daytime, evening and online formats.

    All EMS courses offered by SCC meet the National EMS Education Standards, National Standards Curriculum and will prepare the student to test for the National Registry of EMT certification.

  • Our rotating course offerings include:

    * Designates upcoming class dates listed

  • The EMT Refresher meets the National Registry and state requirements for renewal. This 20-hour course can be taken for National Registration Renewal and/or CEUs can be given.

    5 sessions • 4 hours per session
    $249
    Course Number: EMTL-3333
    Online Registration Keyword: EMT

    Completion of all four sessions will satisfy the new 30-hour National Continued Competency Program requirements for both the NREMT (NCCP) and the state of Nebraska.

    • Airway, Respirations & Ventilation (3.5 hours)
    • Trauma (3 hours)
    • Cardiovascular (8.5 hours)
    • Medical (8.5 hours)
    • Operations (6.5 hours)

    $359
    Course Numbers: EMTL-3016, EMTL-3018, EMTL-3017, EMTL-3019, & EMTL-3020
    Online Registration Keyword: Paramedic

    The 48-hour EMS Instructor Course focuses on various methodologies of instructional preparation, presentation and evaluation in the classroom. Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to develop a topic for presentation in the classroom using proven educational methods and tools. To become a Nebraska State licensed EMS instructor, it is required to have a valid EMT license or higher (for a minimum of three years).

    Required book is available at the SCC Campus Store, 8800 O St. or purchase online at www.sccbookstore.com.

    Students will participate in a hands-on scenario-based learning by performing assessments and treating simulated trauma patients, followed by a brief debriefing on the pathophysiology of the patient’s condition.

    1 day • 4 hours
    $45
    Course Number: EMTL-3023
    Online Registration Keyword: EMT

    Students will participate in a hands-on scenario-based learning by performing assessments and treating simulated medical patients, followed by a brief debriefing on the pathophysiology of the patient’s condition.

    1 day • 4 hours
    $39
    Course Number: EMTL-3022
    Online Registration Keyword: EMT

    4 hours
    $45
    Course Number: EMTL-3007
    Online Registration Keyword: Airway
    3 hours
    $35
    Course Number: EMTL-3253
    Online Registration Keyword: Albuterol
    1.5 hours
    $25
    Course Number: EMTL-3254
    Online Registration Keyword: Glucometer

    Students will learn how to do an initial assessment on a patient who is in need of emergency help. This will include measuring their vital signs and communicating with dispatchers, law enforcement and other health care providers. They provide life-saving interventions while awaiting additional EMS response and assist at the scene and during transport.

    We also offer additional skill courses for EMRs.

    • Medication administration of aspirin and epinephrine by auto injector
    • Application of spinal and extremity immobilization devices
    • Patient transport devices and patient transport

    EMTs are the foundation of pre-hospital emergency medical care. For medical emergencies, they provide rapid response, initial evaluation and care, and transport to an appropriate medical facility. They also provide transport between facilities for people who are bedridden and/or require continuous monitoring and care.

    EMT courses are held each quarter on the SCC Lincoln campus located at 8800 O St. Courses also may be held at our many SCC Learning Centers and other locations, based upon the needs of the community. These courses are all offered in daytime, evening and online formats.

    EMT Additional Skill Courses

    • Non-visualized advanced airway management
    • Impedance threshold device
    • Intravenous fluid monitoring only
    • Peripheral intravenous access and monitoring intravenous fluids
    • Medication administration of albuterol by nebulizer and epinephrine by auto injector
    • Assessment utilizing glucometer
    • Emergency Medical Responder
    • Emergency Medical Technician
    • Paramedic
    Trains licensed out-of-hospital emergency care providers to become licensed Emergency Medical Services Instructors.
  • More Information

    For EMT and EMR course information, please contact Cherri Fuehring at 402-437-2882; 800-642-4075, ext. 2882; or clynch-fuehring@southeast.edu.

    For Paramedic course information, please contact Andrew Eckart at 402-402-437-2819; 800-642-4075, ext. 2819; or aeckart@southeast.edu.


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