UPDATE: Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Classes

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Date(s) - August 12, 2019 - July 17, 2020
12:00 am

Days: M, TH, or online

Publish: 1


EMT–Marcus, EMT–Sheldon, FF1–Sioux Center, FF1–Rock Rapids, EMR–Alvord. (March 16 Update: ALL Classes moved online for the next 2 weeks.) An email will be sent out to students.

The EMT course has been developed to prepare individuals to provide quality pre-hospital emergency care. This course is the minimum standard to be a primary attendant on a transport ambulance service. This course will cover the 2011 EMT Scope of Practice changes.

Modules presented include:

  • Preparation of the EMT
  • Airway Management
  • Patient Assessment
  • Medical/Behavioral Emergencies
  • OB/GYN
  • Trauma
  • Infants and Children
  • Ambulance Operations
  • Additional skills


Clinical time at an emergency room is required in addition to the classroom/online hours. College credit is available.

Prerequisites: Must be 17 years old at the start of class, be proficient in reading, writing, and speaking English, and physically capable of performing basic EMT skills. The student must bring a credit or debit card the first night for completion of the on-line background check. EMS219 is a Prerequisite to EMS225.

Course #DayDateTimeLocationFee
EMS211Online with several mandatory Saturdays8-24/12-18OnlineBuilding H, NCC Campus$1,500
EMS219M, TH 9-14/12-187pm-10pmBuilding H, NCC Campus$1,500
EMS211Online with several mandatory Saturdays1-11/5-3OnlineBuilding H, NCC Campus, Room 514$1,500
EMS225M, TH 1-11/5-37pm-10pmBuilding H, NCC Campus$1,500
EMROnline with several mandatory Saturdays8-24/12-18OnlinePaullina Fire Department$900
Firefighter 1M, TH11-2/5-277pm-10pmRock Rapids Fire DeptFREE

Please submit an application for admission.

Uniform, closed toe shoes, and a watch with a second hand are required for the clinical portion of the course. Clinical sites to be announced at class.

All of these courses may require attendance on one Saturday.

NREMT Testing is schedules at the end of each Semester.

Background Checks will be conducted the first night of class.

Please contact Kevin Miller for more information 712-324-5061 ext. 231 or email

Instructor: TBD
Location: TBD
Section: TBD
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