Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Training

Upcoming Events

 

Change Lives by Saving Lives

From initial training through re-certification, our hands-on courses prepare you to act safely and confidently. 

Sign up for an Open Enrollment class below, or call for custom class options: 

 


AHA Heartsaver Series for child care, workforce, and personal preparedness

Contact Kelly Troska:  320-308-5301 or ktroska@sctcc.edu

Heartsaver AED - Lay person CPR & AED training

Heartsaver First Aid - Basic First Aid training

Heartsaver First Aid with CPR and AED - Basic First Aid and CPR training

Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid - Daycare providers and others who work with children

 

Heartsaver CPR Instructor - both renewal and inital
 
 
Heartsaver Online Option
Complete the cognitive portion of Heartsaver training at your own pace. Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED Online Part 1 is a Web-based, self-directed course. The course teaches students critical skills and knowledge needed to respond to and manage a first aid or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives. Content includes how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies, as well as perform CPR and use an AED.
1. Register and purchase the course at www.onlineaha.org (course code #90-1401, $39.95 paid to AHA).
2. Complete the online portion (1-2 hours typical) and print the completion certificate.
3. Email us to register for a one-hour Skills Practice and Testing session ($30, paid to SCTCC) to occur within 60 days of completing the online portion.  Sessions are available by appointment weekdays, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
4. Bring the completion certificate and complete Skills Practice and Testing with one of our BLS Instructors to get a certified card.
 
Heartsaver at Centracare Health - Monticello
We present BLS and Heartsaver classes at Centracare Health - Monticello.  Click here for the schedule or call 763-271-2384.
 

AHA Life Support for emergency and health care professionals

Contact Kelly Troska:  320-308-5301 or ktroska@sctcc.edu

Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers

BLS is designed for individuals who are health care providers, either inside or outside a health care facility. Topics include adult, child and infant CPR, AED use, rescue breathing, and choking care.

Upcoming BLS Initial Classes:
 

Upcoming BLS Refresher Classes:

 
BLS Instructor Class: both renewal and initial
 

 

BLS Refresher Online Option
Complete the cognitive portion of BLS refresher training at your own pace with BLS Online Part 1.
1. Register and purchase the course at www.onlineaha.org (course code #90-1403, $22 paid to AHA).
2. Complete the online portion (1-2 hours typical) and print the completion certificate.
3. Email us to register for a one-hour Skills Practice and Testing session ($30, paid to SCTCC) to occur within 60 days of completing the online portion.  Sessions are available by appointment with two business days' notice weekdays, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., and one hour before scheduled evening BLS classes (see schedule above).
4. Bring the completion certificate and complete Skills Practice and Testing with one of our BLS Instructors.
Click here for answers to frequently asked questions related to the AHA BLS Online option.

BLS at Centracare Health - Monticello
We present BLS and Heartsaver classes at Centracare Health - Monticello.  Click here for the schedule or call 763-271-2384.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

This course is designed for healthcare providers who direct or participate in the resuscitation of a patient, either in or out of the hospital.

Upcoming ACLS Initial Classes:

Upcoming ACLS Refresher Classes:

 

ACLS  Instructor Class: both renewal and initial

Pediatric Advanced Life Support

PALS is an education program covering the first hour of care for critically ill or injured children according to the AHA 2010 guidelines. The program is designed for physicians, nurses, paramedics, and other health personnel who have interests in or responsibilities for resuscitation of children.

Upcoming PALS Initial Classes:

Upcoming PALS Refresher Classes:

PALS  Instructor Class: both renewal and initial

 

 


EMS Education

Contact Kerry Degen:  320-308-5405 or kdegen@sctcc.edu

Emergency Medical Responder (formerly First Responder)
Students will be able to apply the fundamental skills and knowledge required to function as an entry level Emergency Medical Responder. Emphasis will be placed on skills needed for the recognition of, and emergency care of sick or injured people, utilizing basic EMS equipment and assisting Emergency Medical Technicians once they have arrived. This course is designed for non-ambulance personnel such as law enforcement, fire, rescue, DNR, industry, and private citizens who are involved in pre-hospital emergency care and are first on the scene in an emergency.

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
Students will be able to apply the fundamental skills and knowledge required to function as an entry level Emergency Medical Technician. Emphasis will be placed on skills needed for the recognition of, and emergency care and transport of sick and/or injured people, using basic and advanced EMS equipment and assisting Paramedics with advanced procedures.

National Registry Psychomotor Skills Exams
Students completing their course of EMT or Paramedic study at SCTCC or elsewhere will have their practical skills confirmed in this exam, mandatory for students moving toward National Registry and State certification.

  • NREMT - Wednesday, July 23, 9:00am (call for details)

 

 

Contact Info

320.308.5000 or 1.800.222.1009

1540 Northway Drive
St. Cloud, MN 56303