Wednesday, November 26: Due to inclement weather, Iowa Lakes is closed today. The Men’s Basketball game against South Australia tonight in the Laker Gymnasium has been cancelled.
Emergency Medical Services, Education (EMR, EMT, AEMT – New & Continuing Education)
Emergency Medical Responder (EMR), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) & Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) classes
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT):
This course is based on the new EMT educational standards. It emphasizes development of student skills in patient assessment and examination for adults and pediatrics; recognition of signs & symptoms of illness or injury; proper procedures when rendering emergency medical care. This course is approximately 138 hours of class room including psychomotor skills labs and 20 hours of onsite clinical evaluation. Some general topics covered include: human anatomy & physiology; bleeding & shock; bandaging & splinting; med/behavioral; OB/GYN; environmental emergencies and ambulance operations. Must register and pass both EMT-1 & EMT-2 to be eligible to take the certification exam. *NOTE CHANGE OF DATE*
Transition classes for EMT may also be obtained by auditing select classes. Contact Allied Health 712-852-5242 for details.
|10/30/14 - 1/15/15
1/22/15 - 4/16/15
|10/30/14 - 1/15/15
1/22/15 - 4/16/15
1/5/14 - 4/3/14
|Spirit Lake||Steven Hopkins||HEAL-117-07D
|*10/23/14 - 12/22/14
1/6/15 - 4/3/15
Approximant Fees: EMT $ 1030.50 + $ 531 Fee includes book
Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT):
This course is based on the new AEMT educational standards. It involves additional training on the same topic areas listed above plus some additional skills. It is approximately 177 hours of class room including psychomotor skills labs and a minimum of 45 hours of clinical/field time.
Transition classes for AEMT may also be obtained by auditing select classes. Contact Allied Health 712-852-5242 for details.
|ILCC, Spirit Lake, Rm TBA||Jeff Messerole||EMS-312-TBA||AEMT||TBA||10/1/15-4/21/16||M/Th||6:30-9:30p|
|ILCC, Spirit Lake, Rm TBA||Jeff Messerole||HEAL-118-TBA||AEMT||TBA||10/1/15-4/21/16||M/Th||6:30-9:30p|
Approximant Fees: AEMT $1202.25 + $ 743 Fee includes book
To register go to: http://www.iowalakes.edu/continuing_education or call 1-800-252-5664
Tuition assistance available through GAP if qualified go to: http://www.iowalakes.edu/continuing_education for more information.
Questions, contact: Steve Dobbins, EMS/Fire Programmer (712) 852-5226.
Emergency Medical Services, Continuing Education
See below titles for EMS Continuing Education scheduled at this time. Many of these classes are for specific personnel within the EMS System. There are also General Conferences scheduled throughout the area. All are good opportunities for EMS Con ED. Provider Class Audits - This can be done at EMT or AEMT classes listed. Look at the schedule and decide which classes you need to attend. When you come to class, just complete the correct paperwork and pay $10 or bill your department. This is a very inexpensive way to receive continuing education. It can cover the topics needed for a refresher and transition. The College also approves Credit for many services doing in-house education. Contact Steve Dobbins, EMS Programmer at 712-852-5226 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions about the classes listed, need a copy of a provider class schedule or would like to see if a class can be approved for EMS credit.
|University of Okoboji
|57316||9/20,21/14||Sat/Sun||14||Spirit Lake Expo Center||N/A||$85|
|EMR/EMT Practical||57699||09/27/14||Sat||8a-4p||4||ILCC Eburg||533|
State EMS Instructor Update
Get the latest information and stay current when teaching EMS classes. This course is recommended for any one that instructs EMS provider class and Continuing Education classes. If your current State EMS License/Certification has the EMS Instructors Endorsement (T) you are required to attend this update, sponsored by the Bureau or EMS, once every two years to maintain your endorsement. This class is presented in a webinar format at one location in each IA EMS Training Program’s Area by the IDPH, Bureau of EMS. It is Formal Education (FE)
EMS Practical Evaluator Exam Endorsement
This endorsement is required for EMS providers to be an evaluator for the State/NREMT practical exam. This class is a webinar style class present by the Bureau of EMS. It is offered at each Iowa EMS Training program. The college EMS program also recommends previous endorsed providers come to the class to be updated on changes from the State.
ILCC Practical Evaluator or Instructor
These class are held to train evaluators and instructors that wish to help with practical exams & classes at the college. They will orientate, review and update College guidelines and requirements for staff working at the college. Optional EMS credit will be given.
|Name of Class||#||Date||D/W||Time||Hrs||Location||Rm#|
|ILCC EMS Practical Evaluator Workshop||57658||11/11/14||Tue||6:30p-8:30p||ILCC, Estherville||502|
|ILCC EMS Program Inst & Clinical Inst workshop||57677||1/13/2015||Tue||5p-6:30p||1.7||
University of Okoboji EMS Conference – Save the date Sept 26 & 27, 2015
Plans are already being made for the 29th Annual EMS Conference in Spirit Lake. Mark your calendar September 26 & 27, 2015. Enjoy the camaraderie of other EMS providers from Iowa, Minnesota and South Dakota while obtaining EMS Continuing Education credit from a number of national known EMS Instructors.
3200 College Dr.
Emmetsburg, IA 50536
Iowa Lakes Community College
300 South 18th Street
Estherville, IA 51334
712-362-7231 or 800-252-5664