The KCC South Extension Center offers the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-B) course (PMED 1017), the Certified Nursing Assistant course (PNUR 1438), and the Phlebotomy (HLTH 1404) course.
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.
Phlebotomy Techniques (HLTH 1404)
Phlebotomists draw blood for tests, transfusions, research, or blood donations. work mainly in hospitals, medical and diagnostic laboratories, blood donor centers, and doctors’ offices. Phlebotomists work mainly in hospitals, medical and diagnostic laboratories, blood donor centers, and doctors’ offices.
HLTH 1404 includes classroom instruction and laboratory practice to ready students for HLTH 1412, Phlebotomy Tech Practicum, which may be completed at Iroquois Memorial Hospital. HLTH 1312, Medical Terminology, must be taken before or concurrently with HLTH 1404.
Fall Classes (August - December)
Class meets Monday through Wednesday for 16 weeks during the fall.
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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.
Appropriate assessment score required. Each student in health career programs 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.