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Emergency Medical Services Programs


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The Emergency Medical Services Programs of the College provide educational and training programs for emergency care units, industrial safety, and governmental agencies. In addition, other academic, vocational and technical courses are offered. The Emergency Medical Services Programs offerings include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Emergency Medical Service training is designed to train people to become state certified as Emergency Medical Technicians from the basic through the paramedic level. Medical Responder and First Responder are also offered. Continuing Education and American Heart Association classes such as Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support are offered.
  2. CPR and first aid courses to train persons to provide immediate aid to victims of accidents and sudden illness. Many classes are offered on site at businesses, industries and government agencies.

If your department has an event coming up in the near future and you would like for me to publicize ithere on the EMS Training Calendar, please email me the information at the email listed below.

Vance-Granville Community College currently offers three programs: EMT (Basic) Program, Paramedic program and CPR/ACLS/PALS Pro.

Paramedic Class prerequisites:

  • High school diploma or high school equivalency
  • Reading comprehension and English language skills at post-secondary level
  • mathematical skills on post-secondary level

EMS Department Contacts:

Stephen Barney, Coordinator/Instructor of EMS Programs
PO Box 917
Henderson, NC 27536
Office: (252) 738-3273
Email: barneys@vgcc.edu

Kimberly Jackson, Administrative Assistant
PO Box 917
Henderson, NC 27536
Office: (252) 738-3233
Email: jacksonk@vgcc.edu

All Departments in Continuing Education: 252-738-3300