EMT/EMS 2023 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
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.
|ACLS||January 31||8 am - 4 pm||EMS|
|February 28||8 am - noon||EMS|
|March 28||8 am - 4 pm||EMS|
|April 25||8 am - noon||EMS|
|May 30||8 am - 4 pm||EMS|
|June 27||8 am - 4 pm||EMS|
|August 2||8 am - 4 pm||EMS|
|August 29||8 am - 4 pm||EMS|
|October 4||8 am - 4 pm||EMS|
|November 28||8 am - 4 pm||EMS|
|December 26||8 am - 4 pm||EMS|
Pediatric Advanced Life Support
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.
|PALS||May 9||8 am - 4 pm||EMS|
|August 22||8 am - 4 pm||EMS|
|November 14||8 am - 4 pm||EMS|
International Trauma Life Support
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.
|ITLS||April 22-23||8 am - 4 pm||EMS|
|October 14-15||8 am - 4 pm||EMS|
|April 18 - (1 day recert)||8 am - noon||EMS|
|October 10 - (1 day recert)||8 am - noon||EMS|
CPR | First Aid
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.
|CPR/FA||January 3||5:30 pm||EMS|
|Combo||February 7||5:30 pm||EMS|
|March 7||5:30 pm||EMS|
|April 4||5:30 pm||EMS|
|May 2||5:30 pm||EMS|
|June 6||5:30 pm||EMS|
|July 11||5:30 pm||EMS|
|August 1||5:30 pm||EMS|
|September 5||5:30 pm||EMS|
|October 3||5:30 pm||EMS|
|November 7||5:30 pm||EMS|
|December 5||5:30 pm||EMS|
Prehospital RN Course
|PHRN||Summer dates TBA||TBA||EMS|
|5 Week Course|
|2023||January 25||6 pm||EMS / Ed Center|
|February 22||6 pm||EMS / Ed Center|
|March 29||6 pm||EMS / Ed Center|
|April 26||6 pm||EMS / Ed Center|
|May 31||6 pm||EMS / Ed Center|
|June 28||6 pm||EMS / Ed Center|
|July 26||6 pm||EMS / Ed Center|
|August 30||6 pm||EMS / Ed Center|
|September 27||6 pm||EMS / Ed Center|
|October 25||6 pm||EMS / Ed Center|
|November 29||6 pm||EMS / Ed Center|
|December 27||6 pm||EMS / Ed Center|
|BLS Instructor||January 26||8 am - 4 pm||EMS|
|July 13||8 am - 4 pm|
|Skills Review||March 21||1 to 4 pm||EMS|
|September 19||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 email@example.com or call Program Director, 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.