EMT/EMS 2012 Class ScheduleFor 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.
|ACLS 2013||March 19 & 20||8 a.m. - 4 p.m.||EMS
|March 12 (recert)||8 a.m. & 1 p.m.||EMS
|July 16 & 17
||8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
|July 9 (recert)||8 a.m. & 1 p.m.||EMS|
|Sept 17 & 18||8 a.m. - 4 p.m.||EMS
|Sept 10 (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.
|PALS 2013||May 14 & 15||8 a.m. - 4 p.m.||EMS|
|May 7 (recert)||8 a.m. & 1 p.m.||EMS|
|August 20 & 21||8 a.m. - 4 p.m.||EMS|
|August 13 (recert)||8 a.m. - 1 p.m.||EMS|
|November 19 & 20||8 a.m. - 4 p.m.||EMS|
|November 12 (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.
| ITLS 2013
||April 13 & 14||8 a.m. - 4 p.m.||EMS|
|April 9 or 13 (recert)||8 a.m. - noon||EMS|
|October 12 & 13||8 a.m. - 4 p.m.||EMS|
|October 8 or 12 (recert)||8 a.m. - noon||EMS|
Opportunity for EMS providers to renew their mandatory requirements for re-licensure. Review of all skills at the various levels of EMT's.
|Skills Review 2013||March 5||1 - 4 p.m.||EMS|
|September 3||1 - 4 p.m.||EMS|
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.
|EMS In-Services 2013
|October 30||6 p.m.||EMS|
|November 20||6 p.m.||EMS|
|December 18||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.
|Adult & Pediatric|
|CPR 2013||January 8||6 p.m.||EMS|
|February 5||6 p.m.||EMS|
|March 5||6 p.m.||EMS|
|April 2||6 p.m.||EMS|
|May 7||6 p.m.||EMS|
|June 4||6 p.m.||EMS|
|July 2 - Full
|August 6||6 p.m.||EMS|
|September 3||6 p.m.||EMS|
|October 1||6 p.m.||EMS|
|November 5||6 p.m.||EMS|
|December 3||6 p.m.||EMS|
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.
|First Aid 2013||January 15||5:30 p.m.||EMS|
|March 12||5:30 p.m.||EMS|
|May 14||5:30 p.m.||EMS|
|July 9||5:30 p.m.||EMS|
|September 10||5:30 p.m.||EMS|
|November 12||5:30 p.m.||EMS|
Instructor updates the first Tuesday of every month at 9:30 a.m., same dates as CPR.
|BLS Instructor 2013||January 8||8 a.m.||EMS|
|July 23||8 a.m.||EMS|
|Dysrythmia 2013||January 14 & 17
|March 11 & 14
|May 13 & 16
|July 15 & 18
|August 12 & 15
|September 16 & 19
|November 11 & 14
Trauma Nurse Core Course
Please contact Emergeny Medical Services for registration: 258-2403.
||November 6 & 13
Emergency Nurses Pediatrics Course
Please contact Emergency Medical Services for registration: 258-2403.
|ENPC 2013||December 10
Prehospital RN Course (printable registration)
|PHRN 2013||June 25||8 a.m.||EMS|
|July 30||8 a.m.||EMS|
EMS Services (offered through Lake Land College with SBL instructors)
|CPI 2013||February 19
|May 22 (Competency)
||8 a.m. & 1 p.m.
|May 28 (Competency)||8 a.m. & 1 p.m.||Education Center|
|May 30 (Competency)||8 a.m. & 1 p.m.||Education Center|
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.