Public Safety Training

 

Public Safety Training

Upcoming EMS Course Information:

For additional information or to register, contact Heather at (336) 694-8052 or heather.albert@piedmontcc.edu

Register for classes HERE


EMT Initial - 

Are you interested in helping others while serving your community?

Obtain required lifesaving skills and knowledge with Piedmont Community College

North Carolina Emergency Medical Technician EMT

Piedmont Community College will be holding an Emergency Medical Technician Program.  Upon successful completion of the program, the Emergency Medical Technician graduate will be able to sit for the North Carolina Emergency Services credentialing exam and National Registry EMT exam.  

 

Course Number:

EMS 4200

Course Title:       

Emergency Medical Technician Initial

Textbooks required:

Emergency Care & Transportation Of The Sick And Injured Student - 11th ed

                                 

ISBN-13:  9781284107029            ISBN: 1284107027

Course Date:       

January 14,2020 - June 30, 2020

Course Days/ Times:

Tuesday and Thursday 1800 - 2200

Some Saturday's 09:00 – 18:00 (1hr lunch)

Location:

Cost:              

TBD

$180 (Registration - Unless fee exempt), $8 (Insurance), $9 (CPR), $15 EVOS, $5 (Patch)

Documents needed to register:

  • Driver’s License or Identification Card
  • High School Diploma/GED/Adult High School Diploma
  • Placement Test Scores/Copies of College transcripts (if applicable)
Register Here

EMS 3000 Basic Anatomy and Physiology (Online) - 

EMS 3000 is intended for Pre-Paramedic program students. This course encompasses both anatomy and physiology of the human body. It includes cell structure and function as well as basic concepts of A&P. As an online basic anatomy and physiology course, the AAOS Navigate 2 online learning system and Blackboard learning system are utilized.

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** NEXT CLASS: January 13, 2020 - TBD

** Textbook Required: Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology, 8th ed

                                      ISBN: 978-0-8036-6937-6

** Registration Fee: $180 (Unless fee exempt)

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Paramedic Refresher

This 120-hour course was designed following the North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services 2016 document “EMS Refresher Educational Program Guideline.” The curriculum for this refresher course meets the National Education Standards curricula requirements for re-credentialing Paramedics. This refresher course is intended for the North Carolina EMS community to use for recredentialing their Paramedic. This course may also be used as a “preparatory” class for currently credentialed Paramedics wishing to test for their National Registry. The information contained in this course will help prepare Paramedics for the WRITTEN NREMT exam.

Course Prerequisites

EMS Credential Status:

 Currently holds a valid North Carolina or NREMT Paramedic credential.

OR

 Held an Advanced Level North Carolina EMS Credential (AEMT or Paramedic) that has expired within the last four (4) years.

Course Information

Class Dates: Online – 9/23/19 – 1/12/20    In Class Dates (0900-1800) - 01/04/20 AND 01/05/20 OR 01/11/20 AND 01/12/20

 

Class Location: Online – Piedmont Community College Blackboard;

      In-Class - 331 Piedmont Dr, Yanceyville, NC 27379 Building: P Room: P108


North Carolina Paramedic PatchParamedic Initial (Session I) - 

The Piedmont Community College Paramedic Program session one is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of  the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). The full paramedic program will be held in two session; this is session one.  Upon successful completion of session one, the student will be able to sit for the North Carolina Advance Emergency Medical Technician credentialing exam and/ or continue onto the second session of the paramedic program. 

** NEXT CLASS: Jan. 6, 2020 - July 11, 2020

                               Monday and Wednesday Nights - 1800 - 2200 and every other Saturday 0900 - 1800

** FEE: $180 (Registration - Unless fee waived); $8 (Insurance); $9 (CPR)

Register Here

Paramedic Initial (Session II) - 

The Piedmont Community College Paramedic Program session two is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of  the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). The full paramedic program will be held in two session; this is session two. Upon successful completion of both session one and two, the Paramedic graduate will be able to sit for the North Carolina Paramedic credentialing exam and National Registry Paramedic exam. 

** NEXT CLASS: July 13, 2020 - December 19, 2020

                               Monday and Wednesday Nights - 1800 - 2200 and Some Saturday classes 0900 - 1800

** FEE: $180 (Registration - Unless fee waived); $8 (Insurance); $84 (Specialty Cards)

 Register Here

Please note that many courses are fee waived for eligible personnel. In the case that a course is not fee waived, PCC is proud to note that Continuing Education courses do not require out-of-state registration fees. Contact the appropriate program director for more information.


ABOUT PCC EMS PROGRAMS:

EMS Education

This program is designed, at a minimum, "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."

Piedmont Community College’s EMS Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Education Programs for the EMS Professions (CoAEMSP).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
727-210-2350
www.caahep.org

 

Committee on Accreditation for Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions

8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312
Rowlett TX 75088 
(214) 703-8445
FAX (214) 703-8992
www.coaemsp.org


 

Piedmont Community College has not run a Paramedic Program prior to 2018.  At this time, we can only report the pass rates, retention rates, and employment status rates for 2018.  The college is running a Paramedic Program in 2019.  We expect to run a paramedic program in 2020.  Please register here if interested in the 2020 Paramedic Program  

Paramedic Class of 2018

Paramedic State Exam First Time Pass Rates:

2017 - 0 (Did not run a class)

2018 - 75%

2019 - 

National Registry First Time Pass Rates:

2017 - 0 (Did not run a class)

2018 - at this time no one has tested

2019 -

Paramedic Program Retention Rates:

2017 - 0 (Did not run a class)

2018 - 71%

2019 - 

Graduate Job Placement:

2017 - (Did not run a class)

2018 - 80%

2019 - 

 

Contact Information: Heather Albert, Director – heather.albert@piedmontcc.edu

Piedmont Community College Caswell Campus – K219: (336) 694-8052

 


Fire/Rescue Education

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Piedmont Community College’s advanced specialized training program for Fire Professionals offers a wide variety of training and learning opportunities for our community’s public and private sector fire service professionals. Our programs focus on the most recent updates, topics and equipment and are taught by experienced professionals from the field. Training for certification is offered in Firefighter; Emergency Vehicle Operations; Driver Operator Pump Operations; Hazardous Material Responder; Fire Life Safety Educator I, II, and II; and Technical Rescuer. Classes are taught throughout Person and Caswell counties at the local fire departments.

 

Currently Caswell County Fire Departments are running First Responder Classes. 

For Specific Dates and Locations, Contact: Heather Albert, Director at Heather.Albert@piedmontcc.edu   (336) 694-8052 

Please note that many courses are fee waived for eligible personnel. In the case that a course is not fee waived, PCC is proud to note that Continuing Education courses do not require out-of-state registration fees. Contact the appropriate program director for more information.

Register for classes here or at local fire department


Law Enforcement Education

In-Service training is tailored to fit the needs of local and area law enforcement agencies and the North Carolina Department of Public Safety on an annual basis. Classes are also offered for individuals seeking certification as a Detention Officer.

Contact: Nancy Oberman, Director
Public Safety Training Center: (336) 694-4013
 

Please note that many courses are fee waived for eligible personnel. In the case that a course is not fee waived, PCC is proud to note that Continuing Education courses do not require out-of-state registration fees. Contact the appropriate program director for more information.