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EMT/EMS 2015-2016 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.

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 2016 March 15 & 16 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. EMS
  March 8 (recert) 8 a.m. & 1 p.m. EMS
  April 19 (recert) 8 a.m. & 1 p.m. EMS
  July 19 & 20 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. EMS
  July 12 (recert) 8 a.m. & 1 p.m. EMS
  September 20 & 21 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. EMS
  September 13 (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 2016 May 17 & 18 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. EMS
  May 10 (recert) 8 a.m. & 1 p.m. EMS
  August 16 & 17 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. EMS
  August 9 (recert) 8 a.m. & 1 p.m. EMS
  November 15 & 16 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. EMS
  November 8 (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 2016 April 16 & 17 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. EMS
  April 12 or 16 (recert) 8 a.m. - noon EMS
  October 15 & 16 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. EMS
  October 11 or 15 (recert) 8 a.m. - 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 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 2016 January 5 6 p.m. EMS
  February 2 6 p.m. EMS
  March 1 6 p.m. EMS
  April 5 6 p.m. EMS
  May 3 6 p.m. EMS
  June 7 6 p.m. EMS
  July 5 6 p.m. EMS
  August 2 6 p.m. EMS
  September  6 6 p.m. EMS
  October 4 6 p.m. EMS
  November 1 6 p.m. EMS
  December 6 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. Day care providers are required by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services to take these trainings. Please call to verify dates and space availability.

Course Date Time Location
First Aid 2016 January 12 5:30 p.m. EMS
  March 8 5:30 p.m. EMS
  May 10 5:30 p.m. EMS
  July 12 5:30 p.m. EMS
  September 13 5:30 p.m. EMS
  November 8 5:30 p.m. EMS

 

Trauma Nurse Core Course
Please contact Emergency Medical Services for registration: 258-2403.

Course Date Time Location
TNCC 2016 June 6 & 13 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. EMS
  December 5 & 12 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 2016 June 20 & 27 8 a.m. EMS
  December TBA 8 a.m. EMS

 

ECRN

Course Date Time Location
ECRN 2016 June 9 8 a.m. EMS

 

Prehospital RN Course   (printable registration)

Course Date Time Location
PHRN 2016 June 14 - July 12 8 a.m. EMS
 5 Week Course Tuesdays    

 

EMS In-Services

Course Date Time Location
2016 EMS In-Services January 27 6 p.m. EMS
  February 24 6 p.m. EMS
  March 30 6 p.m. EMS
  April 27 6 p.m. EMS
  May 25 6 p.m. EMS
  June 29 6 p.m. EMS
  July 27 6 p.m. EMS
  August 31 6 p.m. EMS
  September 28 6 p.m. EMS
  October 26 6 p.m. EMS
  November 30 6 p.m. EMS
  December 28 6 p.m. EMS

 

Dysrhythmia Course

Course Date Time Location
2016 Dysrhythmia Course January 11, 14, 18, 21 8 a.m. to noon EMS
  March 14, 17, 21, 24 8 a.m. to noon EMS
  May 9, 12, 16, 19 8 a.m. to noon EMS
  July 18, 21, 25, 28 8 a.m. to noon. EMS
  August 15, 18, 22, 25 8 a.m. to noon EMS
  September 19, 22, 26, 29 8 a.m. to noon EMS
  November 14, 17, 21, 23 8 a.m. to noon EMS

BLS Instructor

Course Date Time Location
2016 BLS Instructor January TBD 8 a.m. EMS
  July TBD 8 a.m. EMS

Skills Review

Course Date Time Location
2016 Skills Review March 28 1 to 4 p.m. EMS
  September 12 1 to 4 p.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 the EMS Office.