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Health Careers at the SEC

The KCC South Extension Center offers the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-B) course (PMED 1017) and the Certified Nursing Assistant course (PNUR 1438).

Emergency Medical Technician (PMED 1017)

Emergency Medical Technicians provide basic emergency care at the scene of an accident or illness and stabilize and transport the victim to a facility providing emergency medical services. Many EMTs continue their education and become Paramedics.

EMT-B includes classroom instruction as well as hours of hospital clinical and ambulance ride time. Upon satisfactory completion of the course, the student will be eligible to take the state EMT-B test. 

Spring Class (January - May)

Class meets Tuesday and Thursday evenings for 16 weeks during the spring semester.

Certified Nursing Assistant (PNUR 1438)

Certified nursing assistants work in a variety of healthcare settings. Becoming a CNA can be the first step toward the Practical Nursing or Registered Nursing degrees at KCC.

PNUR 1438 includes classroom instruction and meetings at a local hospital or resident home for clinical.

Summer Class (June - July)

Class meets Monday through Thursday for 8 weeks during the summer. After two weeks, students spend 2 days in a clinical setting and the other 2 days in the classroom.

Sign up today and begin training for your new career!

Financial aid may be available for students in the health careers programs. Phone 815-802-8780 for more information. An advisor is available to answer questions or register you for the class on Tuesdays 4-7 p.m.; and Thursday's, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. and other times by appointment.

Additional information

Appropriate assessment score required. Each student in this program must have a physical exam, criminal background check without any disqualifying convictions and a negative drug screen. Physical exam form must be completed before clinical experience begins. Questions? Phone 815-802-8780.​​