EMS Certifications

Emergency Medical Technician – Hybrid

Designed to train individuals to become emergency medical personnel, this course teaches patient assessment and basic life support techniques including airway management and CPR; hemorrhage control; oxygen administration; shock; bandaging and splinting; skull, spine, and chest injuries; child birthing; exposure to cold and heat; and transferring patients to medical facilities.

The EMS Program at Carteret Community College (CCC) is accredited by the N.C. Office of EMS and is approved by the N.C. Community College System to offer EMS education courses. The CCC EMT programs meet the current standards of the NC OEMS and 2009 DOT/NHTSA national education standards EMT curriculum.

The course will begin Monday, June 22, 2020 and will end September 13, 2020. The class will be presented in a web-supported format which will require you to complete weekly online assignments. You will also attend four weekend training sessions. These training sessions are 100% mandatory and will be held at Carteret Community College unless otherwise noted by your instructor.  Classroom and laboratory instruction is reinforced through field experience on an ambulance.  (Online hours 160, Onsite hours 64, Clinical hours 24, Total hours 248.)

Text books can be purchased from the Carteret Community College Bookstore or contact 252-222-6252.  Affiliated students may receive a registration fee waiver with a letter of affiliation from a qualified department.

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Paramedic – Hybrid

Designed to train individuals to become a Paramedic, this course teaches advanced life support techniques including advanced airway management, advanced pharmacology, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Medical Life Support, Prehospital Trauma Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, and operations.

The EMS Program at Carteret Community College (CCC) is accredited by the N.C. Office of EMS and is approved by the N.C. Community College System to offer EMS education courses. The CCC EMT programs meet the current standards of the NC OEMS and 2009 DOT/NHTSA national education standards EMT curriculum.

The course will begin Monday April 20, 2020 and will end May 16, 2021. The class will be presented in a web-supported format which will require you to complete weekly online assignments. You will also attend 29 weekend training sessions. These training sessions are 100% mandatory and will be held at Carteret Community College unless otherwise noted by your instructor.

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Didactic Online Hours 228
Didactic Lab Hours 428
Clinical Hours 480

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Need more information? Contact the Public Safety Coordinator at whitek@carteret.edu or 252-222-6201.

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