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Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Specialty Certifications (CEU)


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EMS Specialty Certifications Overview


The emergency medical services (EMS)​ program trains students on life-sustaining assessment, how to provide care to those who are experiencing an out of hospital medical or traumatic emergency, and process for transporting those patients to an appropriate medical facility. 

CCBC Pathway


Health Professions Pathway.  Pathways are designed to help you meet your academic and career goals by aligning related courses and programs.  Pathway students participate in a variety of activities that help explore career opportunities in their field of study.  You can meet with a CCBC advisor who help align — or realign — your educational plan with the Pathway that best supports you and your goals.

CEU Credentials


CCBC Credential:

Students will earn a CCBC Course Certificate and will have access to a Continuing Education academic record (transcript).

External Credential:

Certifying Agency: American Heart Association (AHA)
Certification valid for two years

Certifying Agency: National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) Courses
Certification valid for four years​

Financial Aid and Payment Options


Partial Payment Option (through Nelnet Business Solutions)
Tuition Waiver for those who qualify
Employer/Sponsor Paid Tuition
Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS)
Local Office of Workforce Development

Length of Training


One to eight weeks, varies by course.

Classes offered at CCBC Essex.

Application Process


AHL218 and AHL220 students must have prior permission to register.  All other courses are open for registration.

Contact Katie York at kyork@ccbcmd.edu for upcoming sessions.

Prior Learning Assessment


This program has no options for obtaining course waiver(s) for prior learning.

CEU Courses


National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) Courses
 

Advanced Medical Life Support Provider (AMLS)

This course emphasizes the use of scene size-up, history, potential treatment strategies, and a physical exam to systematically rule out and consider possibilities and probabilities in treating patients’ medical crises.

Course Number 

 Course Hours 

 Textbook Information

  (approximate cost; subject to change)

Costs

 T=Tuition/F=Fees  

AHL251

16

Included with course cost and provided during class.

$249

T-$75/F-$174


Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)

This course provides students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to successfully assess and manage a trauma patient prior to arrival at a hospital.

Course Number 

 Course Hours 

Textbook Information

(approximate cost; subject to change)

Costs

 T=Tuition/F=Fees  

AHL216

16

Included with course cost and provided during class.

$250

T-$75/F-$174


Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC)

This course teaches skills designed to decrease preventable death in a mass casualty or active shooter event.

Course Number 

 Course Hours 

 Textbook Information

  (approximate cost; subject to change)

Costs

 T=Tuition/F=Fees  

AHL203

16

Included with course cost and provided during class.

$350

T-$105/F-$245


Geriatric Education for EMS (GEMS) Core Provider

This course provides students the skills and knowledge to handle the unique medical, social, environmental and communications challenges of older adults.

Course Number 

 Course Hours 

Textbook Information

  (approximate cost; subject to change)

Costs

 T=Tuition/F=Fees  

AHL248

8

Included with course cost and provided during class.

$159

T-$48/F-$111

 

American Heart Association (AHA) Courses

CPR for Health Care Providers
This course trains participants in basic life support skills such as identifying life-threatening emergencies, giving high-quality chest compressions, delivering appropriate ventilations, and providing early use of an AED.

Course Number 

 Course Hours 

Textbook Information

  (approximate cost; subject to change)

Costs

 T=Tuition/F=Fees  

AHE805

7

Included with course cost and provided during class.

$109

T-$33/F-$76


Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)

This course builds on the foundation of lifesaving BLS skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR, systems of care, recognition and intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, and post-cardiac arrest care.

Course Number 

 Course Hours 

 Textbook Information

  (approximate cost; subject to change)

Costs

 T=Tuition/F=Fees  

AHL213

12

Included with course cost and provided during class.

$225

T-$68/F-$157

 

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Refresher

Course Number 

 Course Hours 

 Textbook Information

(approximate cost; subject to change)

Costs

 T=Tuition/F=Fees  

AHL218

8

Included with course cost and provided during class.

$150

T-$45/F-$105

 

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

This course prepares students to identify and treat cardiopulmonary arrest and common conditions that may lead to cardiopulmonary arrest in infants and children.

Course Number 

 Course Hours 

Textbook Information

(approximate cost; subject to change)

Costs

 T=Tuition/F=Fees  

AHL526

12

Included with course cost and provided during class.

$225

T-$68/F-$157

 

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Refresher

Course Number 

 Course Hours 

 Textbook Information

(approximate cost; subject to change)

Costs

 T=Tuition/F=Fees  

AHL220

8

Included with course cost and provided during class.

$150

T-$45/F-$105

 

Career Opportunities


Advanced certifications make existing healthcare providers more marketable across the emergency medical services field.

Career Coach


Research your career interests, explore live job postings, take a career assessment, discover which companies in the Baltimore region are hiring, and more.  View a brief tutorial video on how to use Career Coach at https://youtu.be/C7KpznbPYfA.  Explore career and training opportunities at https://ccbcmd.emsicc.com/.

Contact Information


For more information email Katie York kyork@ccbcmd.edu

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