EMT/EMS 2012 Class Schedule

For more information on these courses, or to register, please call Shirley Sherwood, RN at (217) 258-2403.
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Advanced Cardiac Life Support (printable registration)
This program teaches medical personnel to take care of cardiac emergencies that may be present in the acute care setting. Heart disease affects millions of people every year and makes up a significant number of patients seen in health care, so training in handling cardiac emergencies is a necessity. The program is designed for physicians, nurses, paramedics, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners and respiratory therapists. It's also a required course for paramedics in our EMS system as well as nurses in our critical care unit and emergency department. First-time students take a two-day course, while those seeking recertification enroll in a one day course. It is an American Heart Association course and is taught by SBLHC instructors.

Course Date Time Location
ACLS 2014 March 18 & 19 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. EMS
  March 11 (recert) 8 a.m. & 1 p.m.
EMS

April 22 (recert) 8 a.m. & 1 p.m. EMS

July 15 & 16
8 a.m. - 4 p.m. EMS

July 8 (recert) 8 a.m. & 1 p.m. EMS

September 16 & 17
8 a.m. - 4 p.m. EMS

September 9 (recert) 8 a.m. & 1 p.m. EMS

 

Pediatric Advanced Life Support  (printable registration)
This program teaches medical personnel to take care of the critically ill or injured child or infant. This program is designed for advanced practice personnel such as physicians, respiratory therapists, nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and paramedics. First-time students take a two-day course, while those seeking recertification enroll in a one-day course. It is required training for our EMS providers and ER nurses at SBLHC. It is sponsored by the American Heart Association and taught by SBLHC instructors.

Course Date Time Location
PALS 2014 May 20 & 21
8 a.m. - 4 p.m. EMS 
  May 13 (recert) 8 a.m. & 1 p.m.
EMS
  August 19 & 20
8 a.m. - 4 p.m. EMS
  August 12 (recert)
8 a.m. & 1 p.m. EMS
  November 18 & 19
8 a.m. - 4 p.m. EMS
  November 11 (recert)
8 a.m. & 1 p.m. EMS

 

International Trauma Life Support   (printable registration)
This program is designed for emergency personnel who work in the pre-hospital setting or emergency department. Course includes information regarding types of trauma, basic and advanced trauma assessment as well as specialty groups of patients such as children and the elderly. Skills include advanced airway maneuvers, trauma packaging and helmet removal and specialty splints. It is a required course in SBLHC EMS system. First-time students take a two-day course, while those seeking recertification enroll in a one-day course.

Course Date Time Location
 ITLS 2014
April 12 & 13 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. EMS 
  April 8 or 12 (recert) 8 a.m. - noon EMS

October 18 & 19 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. EMS 
  October 14 or 18 (recert) 8 a.m. - noon EMS


Skills Review
Cost free.
Opportunity for EMS providers to renew their mandatory requirements for re-licensure. Review of all skills at the various levels of EMT's.

Course Date Time Location
Skills Review 2014 March 5 1 - 4 p.m. EMS
  September 10 1 - 4 p.m. EMS
  March 6
6 p.m. Toledo
  March 18
9 a.m. JCAS
  June 24, 25 & 26
9 a.m. CFD
  June 16
6 p.m. Casey
  September 10 1 - 4 p.m. EMS


EMS In-service
Cost free.
Monthly continuing educational requirements approved by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH). Covers a variety of topics dealing with the assessment and management of patients.

Course Date Time Location
EMS In-Services 2014
January 29
6 p.m. EMS
  February 26
6 p.m. EMS
  March 26
6 p.m. EMS
  April 30
6 p.m. EMS
  May 28
6 p.m. EMS
  June 25
6 p.m. EMS
  July 30
6 p.m. EMS
  August 27
6 p.m. EMS
  September 24
6 p.m. EMS
  October 29
6 p.m. EMS
  November 19
6 p.m. EMS
  December 17
6 p.m. EMS

 

CPR | First Aid  (printable registration)
This community course is offered to lay public providers who either need CPR training for a career or for those who want to take it for personal enrichment. The course is offered once a month on the first Tuesday of the month. A Health Care Provider Course is also offered once monthly for students who must have the training for allied health careers or other job requirements. Please contact the office for dates of the Health Care Provider course. Continuing education credit is offered to day care providers for whom it is required by Illinois Department of Public Health.

Course Date Time Location
Adult & Pediatric CPR 2014




January 7 6 p.m. EMS
  February 4 6 p.m. EMS
  March 4 6 p.m. EMS
  April 1 6 p.m. EMS
  May 6 6 p.m. EMS
  June 3 6 p.m. EMS
  July 1
6 p.m. EMS
  August 5 6 p.m. EMS
  September 2 6 p.m. EMS
  October 7 6 p.m. EMS
  November 4 6 p.m. EMS
  December 2 6 p.m. EMS


First Aid  (printable registration)
This public course is offered for persons either needing first aid training for jobs or day care or for the lay person who wants to take the course for personal enrichment. The course is offered every other month. Continuing education credit is offered to day care providers for whom it is required by Illinois Department of Public Health. Please call to verify dates and space availability.

Course Date Time Location
First Aid 2014 January 14 5:30 p.m. EMS
  March 11 5:30 p.m. EMS
  May 13 5:30 p.m. EMS
  July 8 5:30 p.m. EMS
  September 9 5:30 p.m. EMS
  November 11 5:30 p.m. EMS


BLS Instructor
Instructor updates the first Tuesday of every month at 9:30 a.m., same dates as CPR.

Course Date Time Location
BLS Instructor 2014 January 14 8 a.m. EMS
  July 29 8 a.m. EMS

Dysrhythmia Course

Course Date Time Location
Dysrythmia 2014 January 13, 16, 20, 23
8 a.m. (1/2 day)
EMS
  March 10, 13, 17, 20
8 a.m. (1/2 day)
EMS
  May 12, 15, 19, 22
8 a.m. (1/2 day)
EMS
  July 14, 17, 21, 24
8 a.m. (1/2 day)
EMS
  August 11, 14, 18, 21
8 a.m. (1/2 day)
EMS
  September 15, 18, 22, 25
8 a.m. (1/2 day)
EMS
  November 10, 13, 17, 20
8 a.m. (3rd day - all day)
EMS

 

Trauma Nurse Core Course

Please contact Emergency Medical Services for registration: 258-2403.

Course Date Time Location
TNCC 2014
May 27 & June 3
8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
EMS 

November 25 & December 2
8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
EMS 

 

Emergency Nurses Pediatrics Course

Please contact Emergency Medical Services for registration: 258-2403.

Course Date Time Location
ENPC 2014 June 11 & 18
8 a.m.   EMS 
  December TBA
8 a.m.
EMS


ECRN

Course Date Time Location
ECRN 2014
June 17
8 a.m.
EMS
 
June 24
8 a.m.
EMS
 
October 28
8 a.m.
EMS
 
November 4
8 a.m.
EMS


Prehospital RN Course  (printable registration)

Course Date Time Location
PHRN 2014 June 30 - July 28
8 a.m. EMS
 5 Week Course
Mondays



EMS Services (offered through Lake Land College with SBL instructors)

Course Date Time Location
EMT Basic      
EMT Paramedic      
First Responder      


CPI

Course Date Time Location
CPI 2013 February 19
9 a.m. EMS
  April 16
9 a.m. EMS

May 22 (Competency)
8 a.m. & 1 p.m.
Education Center
  May 28 (Competency) 8 a.m. & 1 p.m. Education Center

May 30 (Competency) 8 a.m. & 1 p.m. Education Center
  June 18
9 a.m. EMS
  July 30
9 a.m. EMS
  September 24
9 a.m. EMS
  November 26
9 a.m. EMS

To register: http://webclass.lakeland.cc.il.us/ems

Other courses offered by SBLHC include CPR instructor training, BTLS instructor course and various specialty classes.

For more information on these courses, or to register,  please call (217) 258-2403 or e-mail ssherwood@sblhs.org.