mcc2 300HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (11/21/13) - Webster County High School and Webster County Area Technology Center senior students will soon have the opportunity to enroll in a dual credit Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course. Madisonville Community College (MCC) will be offering the 6 credit hour FRS 2061 - Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course in its spring 2014 semester. The course will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5-9 p.m. beginning January 13 on MCC’s Health Sciences Campus (750 North Laffoon Street in Madisonville). The dual credit course offers considerable savings for the students. Per the dual credit agreements, the $864 tuition charge will be waived and the $50 dual credit registration fee will be paid through grant funding from the Webster County Fiscal Court. Assistance of up to $150 will be provided for the required textbooks.
 
MCC’s Emergency Medical Services/Paramedic Program Coordinator Tim Martin states, “The college and the two local schools are very excited about this opportunity which prepares students for the national examination required to become an EMT. I hope that students will also consider going on to be part of the paramedical program at the college that will prepare them for an exciting career in that field.”
 
The EMT course will cover all knowledge aspects of trauma care as outlined by national standards considered to be the responsibilities of ambulance operations. It involves typical anatomy and physiology, patient assessment, care for respiratory and cardiac emergencies, control of bleeding, application of dressing and bandages, treatment for traumatic shock, care for fractures/ dislocation/sprains and strains, medical emergencies, emergency childbirth, burns/heat emergencies, environmental emergencies, principles of vehicle rescue, transportation of patients, and general operations of ambulance systems.
 
Students interested in this dual credit opportunity should contact Cindy Collins, guidance counselor at Webster County High School. Adults interested in this class or the paramedical program should contact Tim Martin at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call MCC’s Enrollment Center 270-824-8621.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Joyce Riggs

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

3/13 - 16

In Other News...

Cadiz Police Arrest Report - March 31, 2015

CADIZ, Ky. (3/31/15) — The Cadiz Police Department released the following report. Officer Aaron Acree arrested William… Read More

BES Celebrates 'Family Fun Night' Thursday

BREMEN, Ky. (3/30/15) — Bremen Elementary School celebrated Family Fun Night Thursday, March 26. Family Fun Night is… Read More
1 DOW 17,776.12
-200.19 (-1.11%)    
2 S&P 2,067.89
-18.35 (-0.88%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,900.88
-46.56 (-0.94%)    
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

March 27, 2015 6020

Three Arrested during Execution of Search…

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 25, 2015 5519

Fazoli's, Roses Coming to Madisonville

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 5232

One Dies, Another Injured in Mortons Gap Traffic…

by Deputy Heath Owens
March 25, 2015 5173

Grand Jury Finds No Criminal Wrongdoing in Bean…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 30, 2015 4539

Man Charged with Child Abuse After Allegedly…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 24, 2015 4322

UPDATE: One Injured in Hopkinsville Road Accident

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

March 09, 2015 14055

Multi-Agency Drug Bust Results in $1 Million Meth…

by KSP DESI
March 02, 2015 11681

Madisonville Teen Faces Numerous Drug Charges

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center

Stories Trending Today

March 30, 2015 4539

Man Charged with Child Abuse After Allegedly…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 30, 2015 2544

Juvenile Arrested for Cruelty to Animals

by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office
March 30, 2015 2488

Man Charged for Selling Drugs from Red Cardinal…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 30, 2015 2426

Two Charged in Bremen Meth Bust

by Sheriff Curtis McGehee
March 30, 2015 2244

Report of Suspicious Man Ends with PI, Meth…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 29, 2015 1429

Huge Turnout Joins to Support Shanice Bean Family

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 30, 2015 1356

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - March 30,…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 31, 2015 1296

Man Charged for Driving While under Influence of…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 31, 2015 1075

Happenings and Meetings - Hopkins County

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 30, 2015 1034

Hopkins County Sheriff's Arrest Reports

by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office