Copy of EMS / AHA Programs

 
Eugene Edwards
Eugene Edwards, NR-P, BSN
EMS Program Director
(828) 659-0422
 
Donnie Tipton Brenda Agreda Marvin Hancock William Kehler
Donnie Tipton, Coordinator
Paramedic Program
(828)659-0407
Brenda Agreda, Lead Inst.
Paramedic Program
 
Marvin Hancock, Inst.
Paramedic Program
 
William Kehler, Coordinator
EMT Program
 
 
 
AHA Instructors
 
Click below to order/purchase AHA E-Cards
Purcahse E Cards
 
 
 
EMS Programs Class Offerings:
 
Sign Up for a CPR Course:
 

AHA CPR – BLS (Healthcare Providers)

Date: Choose your Date

           August 11, 2021

          October 6, 2021

          December 1, 2021

 

Time: 5:30pm to 9:30pm

 

Cost: $20.00 per person (To be paid at the time of registration) 

 

Card fee: $5.00 This fee will be collected the day of class.

 

Class location:  William Harold Smith Building, 1st floor.

 

Register by clicking here: Register Now

 

The last day to register is by noon on the Monday prior to day of class. 

 

For more questions contact Eugene Edwards at 828-659-0422 or eredwards12@go.mcdowelltech.edu.

 

CPR Healthcare Providers 2021
CPR Non-Healthcare Providers 2021
AHA CPR 1st Aid - Heart Saver (Non-Healthcare Providers)
 
 
Date: Choose Your Date
         September 8, 2021
 
Time: 4pm to 10pm
 
Cost: $20.00 per person. To be paid at the time of registration 
 
Card fee: $20.00 will be collected the day of class.
 
Class Location: William Harold Smith Building, 1st floor.
 
Register by clicking here: Register Now
 
For more questions contact Eugene Edwards at 828-659-0422 or eredwards12@go.mcdowelltech.edu

American Heart Association (AHA) classes: CPR, ACLS, ACLS-EP, or PALS classes contact eedwards@mcdowelltech.edu to set up a class or for information on a program.
 

 


Are you interested in saving a life or helping someone in need?

Are you interested in an Emergency Medical Career?

If so, our Emergency Medical Program Offers the Training You Need and Want!

 

Register Now

 

EMT Fall 2021 Class Info

 

Orientation: July 20, 2021 at 6 PM in the William Harold Smith Building, Room 107. 

 

Class Dates: August 10, 2021 - December 31, 2021 

 

Class hours: 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm every Tuesday and Thursday, and some pre-scheduled Saturdays & Sundays 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

 

For any further questions you may contact Eugene Edwards at 828-659-0422 or eredwards12@go.mcdowelltech.edu.

 

 

 

Fall 2021 EMT Class

 

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Paramedic

 

Orientation: July 20, 2021 at 6pm in the William Harold Smith Building, Room 107

 

Class Dates: August 10, 2021 - December 31, 2022

 

Class Hours: Tuesday and Thursdays 6pm - 10pm, some pre-scheduled Saturdays 8am - 5pm, online assignments and clinicals

 

For any further questions you may contact Eugene Edwards at 828-659-0422 or eredwards12@go.mcdowelltech.edu.

 

 

Fall 2021 Paramedic

 

 

 

 

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

 
Students enrolled in the EMT or Paramedic courses can apply for the HEERF Scholarship, State Employee's Credit Union (SECU) Scholarship and the Governor's Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Scholarship. These courses are being offered at no cost for a limited time as long as students turn in HEERF Scholarship application.
 
Contact Tabitha Buff at 828-659-0465 or tmbuff54@go.mcdowelltech.edu with any questions regarding the scholarships.
 
Click the following link for more information and to apply:
 
 

Additional EMT and Paramedic Class Information

 
A Career Readiness Certificate (CRC) or Works Key certificate at the Gold level is required. This can be obtained at Job Link on Baldwin Ave. in Marion the phone number is 828-659-6001.

The McDowell Technical Community College Paramedic program has been issued a Letter of Review by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). This letter is NOT a CAAHEP accreditation status, it is a status signifying that a program seeking initial accreditation has demonstrated sufficient compliance with the accreditation Standards through the Letter of Review Self Study Report (LSSR) and other documentation. Letter of Review is recognized by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) for eligibility to take the NREMT's Paramedic credentialing examination(s). However, it is NOT a guarantee of eventual accreditation.

To Contact: CoAEMSP
8301 Lakeview Parkway
Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
Ph: 214.703.8445 | Fax: 214.703.8992 | www.coaemsp.org

Our goal:
"To prepare competent entry-level Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains with or without exit points at the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician and/or Emergency Medical Technician, and/or Emergency Medical Responder levels"

Our faculty:
Is dedicated to providing training to new and current technicians at all levels of the EMS profession. We offer the Emergency Medical Technician, Advanced Emergency Medical Technician and the Paramedic programs for new students and an array of different continuing education opportunities for experienced providers.

Our EMS Program strives to:
  • provide a learning environment that offers students the cognitive and technical skills necessary to become a competent, entry level paramedic
  • prepare competent, entry level Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains
  • provide leadership in the emergency medical care community
  • provide students with the ability to effectively communicate, orally and in writing
 
Our EMS Program:
Prepares professional paramedics at the certificate level to address the health care needs of diverse populations in our region. In accordance with the college's teaching mission, our EMS Program provides a scholarly atmosphere that stimulates service and creative activities by our faculty and students.
 
Handbook and Student Information:
Forms:
For more information, please contact Eugene Edwards at 659-0422.
 
Wilderness First Aid/CPR
 
This class is designed to help anyone that may require first aid in remote locations or around the house in rural areas. The goal of first aid is to preserve life, alleviate suffering, and prevent further injury/illness until more advanced care can be obtained.
The class will cover CPR, choking, wound care, medical emergencies, skeletal injuries, burns, environmental issues, and emergency/non-emergency moves. There will be an outside skills portion to the class.
 
Dates/Times: To Be Determined
Location: McDowell Tech, William Harold Smith Building Room 107
Cost:$50 per person (must pre-pay before the class starts)
Optional: CPR, 1st Aid AED card ($20 cash paid during the class)
Class Size: 20 maximum, Last day to register is June 26th by noon