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EMTs and Emergency Dispatchers Complete NCC Training

On Tuesday, December 12, 2017, Nash Community College held a recognition ceremony honoring students completing Nurse Aide I, Nurse Aide II, Emergency Dispatch Academy, EMT training. The event was held at 6:00 PM in the Nash Community College Brown Auditorium. Watch the ceremony video here.


EMT-Basic training prepares students with the fundamentals of patient assessment, life support techniques, CPR and AED use, airway management using oxygen administration, treating traumatic injuries, childbirth, addressing shock, transferring patients to medical facilities and other vital information pertinent to a career in the field. EMT graduates include: Umar Alolfi, Sherie Blue, Shanna Brannan, Erica Chrisman, Tyler Clark, Carol Dixon, Alexis Jordan, Lakisha Lee, David Lemaire, Derek Long, Marcus Prince, Sabrina Scott, Brandon Sledge, Dustin Thorne, Joshua Turnage, Ashley Watkins and Austin Wester.

EMT Paramedic

The 1,099-hour Paramedic course includes advanced classroom and clinical instruction and a field internship. Paramedics recognized include: Christopher Aquino, Candice Aycock, Christopher Aycock, Julie-Anne Black, Karla Braddy, Trinity Cullom, Chad Edmundson, Guy Todd Green, Myra Huffman, Donald Joyner, Randall Lamm, James Phelps, Justin Price, Tyler Schneider, Robbin Weatherford, Edward Wheeless and Nesereen Zayyad.

Emergency Dispatch Academy

Nash Community College students completing the Emergency Dispatch Academy were recognized at a ceremony held Tuesday, December 12, 2017 in the College’s Brown Auditorium. The Academy features instructor-led lectures, hands-on learning with a dispatch console, opportunities to participate in real life scenarios while learning essential techniques in multi-tasking, and written assessments such as quizzes, module exams and a final exam. Upon completion of the course, students should be able to effectively operate in a critical role within an Emergency 911 Center and able to function as a vital link in the Emergency Response field. Students must have earned a High School Diploma or equivalency and successfully complete a reading comprehension placement test prior to taking the class. Congratulations to the following Emergency Dispatch Academy students: Crystal Swinson and April Wade.