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EMT basic, intermediate courses to be taught at Iowa Central CC

Monday, September 24, 2001

There are two EMT courses being offered by Iowa Central Community College in Storm Lake starting in October - the EMT basic course and an EMT intermediate class.

EMT-B Class at ICCC

A 16-week Emergency Medical Technician basic course will begin Wednesday, October 3, at Iowa Central Community College.

The course will be held every Wednesday night from 6 to 10 p.m. and every other Saturday for six hours at a time to be determined during the first class.

Cost for the course is $503.50 plus books ($88.25). CPR is required and costs $25.

Course topics include patient assessment, examination to recognize signs and symptoms of illness or injury, and safe transport of patients along with skill proficiencies in patient assisted medications, automated defibrillation (AED), non-medicated IV monitoring, and advanced airway adjuncts.

The class consists of 114 classroom/lab hours and 24 clinical hours. Small group hands-on activities complement the skills taught during the lecture.

The instructor is Matt Imming, EMS coordinator for Iowa Central.

EMT-I Class at ICCC

A 10-week Emergency Medical Technician Intermediate class will begin Tuesday, October 9, at Iowa Central Community College in Storm Lake.

The course will be held every Tuesday night from 6 to 10 p.m. and on three Saturdays for six hours at a time to be established during the first class.

Cost for the course is $391.13 plus books ($88.25). CPR is required and costs $25.

EMT-B certification is required for admittance into the EMT-I class.

Course topics include additional training in patient assessment, intravenous therapy, advanced airway management and automated defibrillation (AED).

The class consists of 54

lecture/lab hours, 23 clinical hours and 23 field hours.

The instructor is Alan Buschmann, paramedic specialist at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake.

To register or for more

information on either course, call the ICCC Storm Lake Center at 732-2991.



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