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Emergency Training

Please note that the Senior Citizen Discount is not applicable to these classes.

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Required: All students must obtain a Health Care Provider Level CPR card prior to the start of the class
Recommended: Stethoscope, B/P Cuff and Penlight for each class (More information given at first class.)

This is a hybrid class consisting of four hours per week in classroom and ten hours per week online. Attendance at all sessions is mandatory.
During the 220-hour Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course, you will learn about human anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, patient assessment techniques, management of common medical complaints, management of the trauma patient, administration of limited medications, and concerns for special patient populations. Course material will be presented through lectures, simulation labs, and clinical rotations where students will interact with patients. Successful course completion requires obtaining the minimal level of competency as outlined in the National EMS Educational Standards. After successfully completing this course, students will be eligible to sit for either the NJ EMT Certification exam or the National Registry EMT Certification exam to obtain certification. The NJ Dept. of Health allows 16 and 17 year olds to attend this class and receive a provisional certificate. Once 18, the student will receive the full certificate. Those 16 and 17 year olds interested in registering must come the first night of class twenty minutes early with a parent to sign a parental consent form. Textbook required - available in college bookstore. 22.0 CEU. Cost: $1,425

NCEMT-CS001-01

September 5 - December 19

19 sessions / Tuesdays, 6:30 - 10:00 p.m. and Saturdays*, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

*Saturday classes: October 21, November 18 and December 16 (1/2 hour lunch break included)

Instructor: James J. McCann, Director, Mercer County Fire Academy


Class meets at Dempster Fire Training Center, 350 Lawrence Station Rd. Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

For questions regarding this course, call Mercer County Fire Academy at 609-799-3245 or e-mail James McCann.

BLS (Basic Life Support) for Health Care Providers and Professional Rescuers (Ages 16+)
(For New and Renewal)

This course provides training for adult, child, and infant CPR. Learn one and two rescuer CPR as well as rescue breathing and skills for conscious and unconscious choking victims. Also learn how to use barrier devices and AED. All participants will receive an American Heart Association card valid for two years. Cost: $115
NCHSC-CS002-01

September 28
1 session / Thursday / 6:30 - 11:00 p.m.

or

NCHCS-CS002-02

November 18

1 session / Saturday / 9:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.*

*1/2 hour lunch

Instructor: LifeForce, USA, Inc.

Heartsaver Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) / Automated External Defibrillation (AED)
(Ages 16+)

The Heartsaver CPR/AED course consists of the following topics: CPR for adult, child and infant victims; first aid for conscious and unconscious choking victims; use of AED; and the use of barrier devices.

This course is intended for:
lay-rescuers
workplace programs
fitness professionals

teachers and coaches

babysitters

parents and more.

It also fulfills the CPR/AED requirement of Personal Training Certification.

All participants will receive an American Heart Association card valid for two years. Cost: $115

NCHSC-CS003-01

October 2

1 session / Monday / 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Instructor: LifeForce, USA, Inc.

or

NCHSC-CS003-02

December 7

1 session / Thursday / 6:30-9:30pm

Instructor: LifeForce, USA, Inc.

 

 

 

 

 


 

Dispatcher Courses

NECI 9-1-1 Basic Dispatcher
(9-1-1 Officer National Certification Course)
This NECI 9-1-1 Officer Basic Dispatcher national certification course will provide students with basic skills in public safety communications. Students must successfully pass a written exam and practical exam in order to receive certification. This course is approved by the State of New Jersey Office of Telecommunications Services. Attendance at all sessions is MANDATORY. Textbook required and is available at the MCCC college bookstore. 3.5 CEU. Cost: $350
NCEMT-CS007-01
October 17 - November 03*
7 sessions / Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays / 6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.**

*No class October 31

**Sunday classes meet 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Class meets at Dempster Fire Training Center, 350 Lawrence Station Rd. Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

 

Emergency Medical Dispatcher (2.8 CEU)

Prerequisite: NECI 9-1-1 Basic Dispatcher course (NCEMT-CS007-01)
All students must obtain a Health Care Provider Level CPR card prior to the start of the class and must maintain same throughout the course and certification process.

This course follows the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Emergency Medical Dispatch National Standard Curriculum. Students will gain the knowledge and skills to become an Emergency Medical Dispatcher. Students must successfully pass a written exam and practical exam in order to receive certification. This course is approved by the State of New Jersey Office of Telecommunications Services. Attendance at all sessions is MANDATORY. 2.0 CEU. Cost: $300

NCEMT-CS008-01

November 5 - November 12
4 sessions / Sundays, Tuesdays and Fridays / 6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.*
* Sunday classes meet 08:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Class meets at Dempster Fire Training Center, 350 Lawrence Station Rd. Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


CONTACT US :

Registration Desk: 609-570-3311
Register online here.

Unless otherwise noted, Continuing Studies students must be 18 years of age or older.

 

REFUND POLICY: 
10 or more days before the beginning of a class: 100% refund

Less than 10 days before class start date: no refund

Credit card payments will be refunded to the credit card; cash and check payments will be refunded via a check from MCCC.

 


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