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EMT/EMS 2022 Class Schedule

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For more information on these courses, or to register, please email the EMS Office, or call (217) 258-2403.

2022 Courses

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 healthcare, 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 SBL instructors.

Course Date Time Location
ACLS January 25 8 am - 4 pm EMS
  February 28 8 am - noon EMS
  March 29 8 am - 4 pm EMS
  April 26 8 am - noon EMS
  May 24 8 am - 4 pm EMS
  June 28 8 am - 4 pm EMS
  August 9 8 am - 4 pm EMS
  August 30 8 am - 4 pm EMS
  October 3 8 am - 4 pm EMS
  November 8 8 am - 4 pm EMS
  December 5 8 am - 4 pm 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 SBL. It is sponsored by the American Heart Association and taught by SBL instructors.

Course Date Time Location
PALS May 10 8 am - 4 pm EMS
  August 23 8 am - 4 pm EMS
  November 29 8 am - noon 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 SBL 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 April 23-24 8 am - 4 pm EMS
  October 15-16 8 am - 4 pm EMS
  April 19 - (1 day recert) 8 am - noon EMS
  October 11 - (1 day recert) 8 am - noon 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 Healthcare Provider course. Continuing education credit is offered to day care providers for whom it is required by Illinois Department of Public Health.

This year First Aid Class will be included with CPR Class every other month on the first Tuesday. CPR will begin at 5:30 pm and First Aid will follow at 7 pm.

Course Date Time Location
CPR January 4 5:30 pm EMS
  February 1 5:30 pm EMS
  March 1 5:30 pm EMS
  April 5 5:30 pm EMS
  May 3 5:30 pm EMS
  June 7 5:30 pm EMS
  July 5 5:30 pm EMS
  August 2 5:30 pm EMS
  September 6 5:30 pm EMS
  October 4    
  November 1    
  December 6    
First Aid January 4 5:30 pm EMS
Combo March 1 5:30 pm EMS
  May 3 5:30 pm EMS
  July 5 5:30 pm EMS
  September 6 5:30 pm EMS
  November 1 5:30 pm EMS

Prehospital RN Course

Course Date Time Location
PHRN TBA TBA EMS
 5 Week Course      

EMS In-Services

Course Date Time Location
2022 January 26 6 pm EMS
  February 23 6 pm EMS
  March 30 6 pm EMS
  April 27 6 pm EMS
  May 25 6 pm EMS
  June 29 6 pm EMS
  July 27 6 pm EMS
  August 31 6 pm EMS
  September 28 6 pm EMS
  October 26 6 pm EMS
  November 16 6 pm EMS
  December 28 6 pm EMS

BLS Instructor

Course Date Time Location
BLS Instructor January 27 8 am EMS
  July 14    

Skills Review

Course Date Time Location
Skills Review March 22 1 to 4 pm EMS
  September 20 1 to 4 pm EMS

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

ALL Emergency Medical Technician - Basic, Advance, and Paramedic courses are taught through Lake Land College. For additional info or to register, please email jballard9365@lakelandcollege.edu or call EMS Coordinator, Jasmine Ballard at 217-234-5370.

For more information on these courses, or to register, please call 217-258-2403 or e-mail the EMS Office.