Health and Public Services

Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Course

This non-credit course is designed to prepare the student as an entry-level Emergency Medical Technician. Hawkeye Community College's EMS training program follows the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Department of Transportation (DOT) EMT instructional guidelines (2009). This course includes all skills necessary for the individual to provide emergency medical care at a basic life support level with an ambulance, fire department, or rescue service. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be eligible to take the NREMT psychomotor and cognitive exams. Completion of this course does not guarantee certification as an EMT. As a part of the program, students will complete a psychomotor or practical skills exam for their certification. These costs are included in the program costs. Students must also complete a cognitive or written exam for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) through a Pearson VUE Testing Center. Hawkeye Community College is an official Pearson VUE testing center for computerized testing. These costs are not included in the program costs.

Class Dates Monday, February 17 - Thursday, June 6
Class Schedule

Afternoon Session: Mondays and Thursdays from 1:00-4:30pm

Evening Session: Mondays and Thursdays from 6:00-8:30pm
Costs $1050 - Includes costs for psychomotor or practical skills exams.
Costs for cognitive or written exams not included.

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Nichole Anfinson
Health Education and Services Center 217B
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Program Coordinator

John Cockrell
Health Education and Services Center 217C
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Bryan Renfro
Black Hawk Hall 180
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