In a ceremony held Tuesday, December 18, 2018, Nash Community College recognized students for completing the Emergency Dispatch Academy and EMS training.
The Emergency Dispatch 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.
Emergency Dispatch Academy graduates are:
EMT 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.
The graduates are:
Ethan F. Wrenn
Paramedic – The 1,000-hour Paramedic course includes advanced classroom and clinical instruction and a field internship. The graduates are: