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Emergency Medical Services, Education (EMR, EMT, AEMT – New & Continuing Education)

EMS Refresher

This EMS Cont. Ed is designed to assist EMT/Paramedics in maintaining their NREMT requirements and proficiency, knowledge and skills pertinent to providing emergency care in the pre-hospital setting.  The program adheres to the refresher curriculum set forth by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the National Registry of EMTs.

Iowa EMS Instructor Development Conference Date(s): 4/5/14

This course is for instructors that help/instruct EMS classes for Iowa Lakes Community College.  The reason to attend this class is to improve EMS instruction in the State of Iowa. This is the second annual event. A national experienced instructor will be the key-note instructor at this Conference. This class will be held in the Des Moines area. Call Steve Dobbins, Iowa Lakes EMS/Fire Programmer at 712-852-5226 or for more information or if you are interested in attending.

Course #: 54211 Site: DMACC Time: 8am-5pm (Sat.)

Emergency Medical Tech (EMT)-2 $662 Date(s): 4/3/14-7/7/14

This is the second half of the EMT course.  You must successfully complete both EMT-1 & EMT-2 to be eligible to take the EMT certification Exam.  EMT certification is required before providers can move to more advanced level training.  This pre-hospital education course completes the comprehensive cognitive and psychomotor skills of the EMT course.  It includes a short clinical/field component.  It follows the EMT National Education Guidelines.  With successful completion of this course students are eligible to attend the National Register EMT practical and written exam to become certified.  Course #: 51900 Site: Emmetsburg (3208) Time: 6:30-9:30pm (Mon. & Thurs.)

EMS Practical Evaluator Endorsement $10 Date(s): 3/25/14

This endorsement is required for EMS providers to be an evaluator for the State practical exam. This class is a webinar style class presented by the Bureau of EMS. It is offered at one location at each Iowa EMS Training program. The college EMS program recommends previously endorsed providers come to the class to be updated on changes from the State.  Course #: 54210   Site: Estherville (101) Time: 7-9pm (Tues.)

University of Okoboji Annual
Emergency Medical Services Conference

Presented by Dickinson County EMS Association in conjunction with Iowa Lakes Community College

Save the Date: September 20 & 21, 2014
(8 am - 5 pm Saturday and/or Sunday)

When available, the flier will be posted under Related Documents (located on the right hand side of this screen).

Location: Dickinson County Community & Expo Building, 1510-15th Street, Spirit Lake, IA


Continuing Education
Iowa Lakes Community College
300 South 18th Street
Estherville, IA 51334
712-362-7231 or 800-252-5664

Allied Health
Iowa Lakes Community College
3200 College Drive
Emmetsburg, IA 50536-1098
712-852-5242 or 712-852-5306
800-242-5108, ext 5242 / 5306

Questions or comments? Please email us at or call 712-362-2604 or 800-521-5054.
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