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EMT-Intermediate-New River Valley

The New River Valley Training Center has announced their 2014-2015 EMT-Intermediate training program.  The program is scheduled to start September 9, 2014 and finish on July 30, 2015.  The class will meet weekly, Tuesday and Thursday nights 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm and approximately 1 Saturday per month 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.  The class will be approximately 295 lecture and lab hours along with approximately 190 hours to be completed in the Clinical and Field settings. Tuition is $1,500.00 based on receiving funding from the Virginia Office of EMS.  Tuition will include the textbooks. If funding is not received from Virginia OEMS, the Tuition will be $1,850.00.  The application deadline will is 5:00 pm August 22, 2014.  For more information and to apply please see icon 2014-15 NRVTC ALS Application Packet

 
EMT Intermediate - Franklin County
Patrick Henry Community College is offering an EMT to EMT Intermediate course to be held at their Franklin County Site (The Franklin Center).  This will be a one day per week course, Thursdays from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, starting August 28 and concluding May 14, 2015.  For additional information please see icon PHCC Franklin County EMT - Intermediate 2014 Flyer
 
EMT Intermediate - Martinsville
Patrick Henry Community College is offering an EMT to EMT Intermediate course to be held on their Main Campus.  This course will meet Monday, Tuesday & Thursday nights from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm.  For Additional information please see icon PHCC EMT Intermediate 2014 Flyer
 
Intermediate to Paramedic - Martinsville
Patrick Henry Community College is offering 2 different EMT Intermediate to Paramedic courses. One is a 1 day per week,  meeting Tuesdays only, 8:30 am to 8:00 pm and the other will meet Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm.  For additional information please see icon PHCC Intermediate to Paramedic 2014 1 Day/Week Flyer and icon PHCC Intermediate to Paramedic 2014 Night Classes Flyer
 
CCPT StarPoints 2014 Symposium
Carilion Clinic Patient Transport's 10th Annual StarPoints Symposium will be held Saturday September 13, 2014, at the Holiday Inn Roanoke Valley View,  with on site Registration starting at 7:30 am and presentations wrapping up at 4:30 pm. Opening Speaker will be Donnie Woodyard Jr CCEMT-P, Director, Louisiana State Bureau of EMS.  His presentation wil be; Managing & Designing an International EMS Service. Other educational sessions will include a full day presentation on Air Care, 4 different choices during 4 different break out sessions and a BLS (CPR) just in case you're about to expire.  They day will conclude with "Doc Talk Live with Andi", a talk show with open discussion from 4 OMDs from our region fielding your questions about today's issues facing EMS. Six (6) hours of CE credit wil be available for ALS & BLS providers. The Fee is $30.00, which includes light breakfast, lunch and afternoon snacks.  Pre-Registration by August 29th is required.  For Registration and further schedule & presentation information please see icon CCPT StarPoints 2014 Brochure
 
EMT Intermediate - Danville

Danville Area Training Center (DATC) will be conducting an EMT-Intermediate course, starting on Thursday September 11, 2014 with the course finishing on June 18, 2015.  A National Registry Practical Exam will be held in the Danville area within two weeks of the conclusion of the course.  The course will meet every Tuesday and Thursday night, and the 3rd Monday night every month from 6:00 pm to 9:50 pm all nights. Students passing the applicable modules of the course will receive an Emergency Medical Technician - Intermediate Career Studies Certificate from Danville Community along with the applicable college credit for the modules.  The course fee will be $1,400.00, which does NOT include the cost of textbooks or National Registry Testing fees.

For more information please see icon DATC EMT-Intermediate 2014-15 Application

 
EMT - Pitsylvania County

An EMT Initial Certification Course will be held at Blairs Fire & Rescue, 7100 US Hwy 29, Blairs VA on Monday and Wednesday nights, from 6:00 pm until 10:00 pm beginning with an informational meeting Monday September 8, 2014 and projected Psychomotor test date of April 11, 2015. Cost is $300.00 and includes book, workbook, test fee and $100 deposit refundable upon completion of the class. Register with Kevin Carter 434-836-1869. For additional information please see icon EMT Blairs Fire & Rescue 9-14

 
ACLS - Franklin County
Franklin County Public Safety is offering an American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Provider (16 hour) Course October 1, 2 & 4, 2014, 6pm - 10pm on 1st & 2nd  and 8:30 am - 5:00 pm on the 4th.  The course will be held at the Public Safety Training Center located at 1516 Franklin St. Rocky Mount, VA 24151.  Fees are $75.00 for Virginia certified Advanced Life Support providers and $155.00 for other Medical Professionals.  Registration Deadline is September 22, 2014.  For more information including registration information please see icon Franklin County ACLS October '14
 
ACLS Experienced Provider - Franklin County
Franklin County Public Safety is hosting an ACLS Experienced Provider course Saturday October 18, 2014 starting at 8:30 am at The Franklin Center, 50 Claiborne Ave, Rocky Mount, VA.
The ACLS Experienced Provider course is for experienced clinicians with prior ACLS training.  The ACLS -EP is "the next step" in training providing a stimulus to identify special circumstances in resusciation.  The cost is $125.00 which does NOT include the course manual which is required. Prerequisites are current ACLS and BLS certification and students must have the 2013 American Heart Association ACLS - Experienced Provider Manual.  Registration along with payment closes October 3, 2014.  For registration and additional information please see icon Franklin County ACLS Experienced Provider October '14
 
Mass Casualty Incident Management Modules I & II - Pittsylvania County

A Mass Casualty Incident Management (MCI) Management Module I & II course will be held Saturday October 4, 2014 at Cool Branch Rescue Squad, 3060 Old Mountain Rd, Penhook, VA. For additional and registration information please see icon MCI Management I & II Cool Branch Rescue 10-14

 
PALS - Franklin County
Franklin County Public Safety is offering an American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider (16 hour) Course November 1 & 2, 2014.  The course will be held at the Public Safety Training Center located at 1516 Franklin St. Rocky Mount, VA 24151.  Fees are $75.00 for Virginia certified Advanced Life Support providers and $155.00 for other Medical Professionals.  Registration Deadline is October 17, 2014.  For more information, including registration information please see icon Franklin County PALS November '14
 
Mega CE Weekend - Franklin County
Franklin County Public Safety and Franklin County agencies and their Auxilaries are again offering a MEGA CE weekend, October 17 - 19, 2014 at The Franklin Center, 50 Claiborne Ave Rocky Mount, VA. Twenty four (24) hours of Category 1 CE is being offered for ALS & BLS providers. 
Pre-registration is requested, but there are no charges. Register by e-mailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it For a schedule of classes please see icon Franklin County Mega CE Weekend October 2014

 
CPR & First Aid Courses - Franklin County
Franklin County Public Safety is offering AHA CPR and First Aid Courses multiple times each month between now and January 2015.  The classes will be held at The Franklin Center 50 Claiborne Ave Rocky Mount, VA 24151. For course schedule and registration information please see icon Franklin County CPR & First Aid Sept 2014 - Jan 2015