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August 2017
    
NREMT Practical Testing - BASIC Description Information NREMT Practical Testing - BASIC This is the psychomotor NREMT Exam for Basic EMT certification. If you need a partial examination - please call us at: 843.529.0977 so that we can assist you.
Session Schedule:
Friday, August 25, 2017 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Note: Please be sure to include the last four of your SSN, Date of Birth, and your South Carolina Number. If you need assistance with registering please call the office at: 843.529.0977. If you only need a partial retest - please call the office to pay and schedule.
Lowcountry EMS Council 
237 Oakland Drive
Walterboro , SC   29488
Enrolled: 5, Max: 24
Cost: $100.00

    
Basic EMT Course - Initial Training Description Information Basic EMT Course - Initial Training The 200 hour EMT-Basic program is the initial pre-hospital emergency medical technician certification in South Carolina. This program prepares the candidate to provide basic emergency medical care to victims of trauma and illness. This course follows and exceeds the 2009 US Department of Transportation (DOT) / National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) EMT-Basic National Standard Curriculum. This is a hybrid course and totals 88 hours online, 136 hours in class, for a total of 224 hours. The course includes: DOT/NHTSA EMT-Basic National Standard Curriculum Advanced Airway Module CPR Course SC Enrichment Modules Infection Control Hazardous Materials Pneumatic Anti-Shock Garments IV Maintenance Weapons of Mass Destruction Entrance Requirements High School Diploma or GED (copy must be provided). Eighteen (18) years of age prior to the last class Achieve the minimum score on the Wonderlic Exam ($35.00 cost) or have a college degree. Be physically fit and able to perform all the tasks required of an EMT-Basic (refer to . Class size limited to the first 24 qualified, paid registrations. A fully executed payment plan agreement is acceptable to qualify the applicant as paid. Tuition Payment Plan Available, please call for details. Enrolling All initial students must complete an Enrollment Agreement in person at the Council office in order to enroll in a LCREMSC program. The Enrollment Agreement may be completed on the day that the student takes the Wonderlic exam.
Session Schedule:
Monday, August 28, 2017 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday, December 11, 2017 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Note: The Dates Shown are the start and end dates...call if you have questions. Most courses are either M/W or T/TH rotations. If your start date is a Monday and the End date shown is a Wednesday - the course will follow a Monday/Wednesday (M/W) schedule. *** If you enter a credit card number the full amount will be debited from your account immediately. Please choose Cash or Check if you wish to set up payment arrangements. Additionally, please call us if you don't hear from us within two (2) business days after you have registered. *** If your company/organization is paying for your course(s), please select the "PO" option and email us at: info@lowcountryems.com - and provide us with the contact person that is in charge of your organization's finances.
College of Charleston 
81 St. Philip St
Charleston , SC   29424
Enrolled: 24, Max: 24
Cost: $1,100.00

    
Basic EMT Course - Initial Training Description Information Basic EMT Course - Initial Training The 200 hour EMT-Basic program is the initial pre-hospital emergency medical technician certification in South Carolina. This program prepares the candidate to provide basic emergency medical care to victims of trauma and illness. This course follows and exceeds the 2009 US Department of Transportation (DOT) / National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) EMT-Basic National Standard Curriculum. This is a hybrid course and totals 88 hours online, 136 hours in class, for a total of 224 hours. The course includes: DOT/NHTSA EMT-Basic National Standard Curriculum Advanced Airway Module CPR Course SC Enrichment Modules Infection Control Hazardous Materials Pneumatic Anti-Shock Garments IV Maintenance Weapons of Mass Destruction Entrance Requirements High School Diploma or GED (copy must be provided). Eighteen (18) years of age prior to the last class Achieve the minimum score on the Wonderlic Exam ($35.00 cost) or have a college degree. Be physically fit and able to perform all the tasks required of an EMT-Basic (refer to . Class size limited to the first 24 qualified, paid registrations. A fully executed payment plan agreement is acceptable to qualify the applicant as paid. Tuition Payment Plan Available, please call for details. Enrolling All initial students must complete an Enrollment Agreement in person at the Council office in order to enroll in a LCREMSC program. The Enrollment Agreement may be completed on the day that the student takes the Wonderlic exam.
Session Schedule:
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday, August 31, 2017 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday, December 14, 2017 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Note: The Dates Shown are the start and end dates...call if you have questions. Most courses are either M/W or T/TH rotations. If your start date is a Monday and the End date shown is a Wednesday - the course will follow a Monday/Wednesday (M/W) schedule. *** If you enter a credit card number the full amount will be debited from your account immediately. Please choose Cash or Check if you wish to set up payment arrangements. Additionally, please call us if you don't hear from us within two (2) business days after you have registered. *** If your company/organization is paying for your course(s), please select the "PO" option and email us at: info@lowcountryems.com - and provide us with the contact person that is in charge of your organization's finances.
College of Charleston 
81 St. Philip St
Charleston , SC   29424
Enrolled: 17, Max: 24
Cost: $1,100.00
September 2017
    
BLS Provider Description Information BLS Provider The BLS for Healthcare Providers Course teaches CPR skills for helping victims of all ages (including doing ventilation with a barrier device, a bag-mask device, and oxygen); use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (FBAO). It's intended for participants who provide heath care to patients in a wide variety of settings, including in-hospital and out-of-hospital. For certified or noncertified, licensed or nonlicensed healthcare professionals.
Session Schedule:
Saturday, September 2, 2017 11:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Note: Please dress comfortably as the training program requires kneeling. Course Fees are nonrefundable.
Lowcountry EMS Council 
237 Oakland Drive
Walterboro , SC   29488
Enrolled: 0, Max: 8
Cost: $75.00

    
Heartsaver First Aid/CPR/AED Description Information Heartsaver First Aid/CPR/AED Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives. Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies. This course also teaches adult CPR and AED use.
Session Schedule:
Saturday, September 2, 2017 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Note:
Lowcountry EMS Council 
237 Oakland Drive
Walterboro , SC   29488
Enrolled: 1, Max: 8
Cost: $75.00

    
EMS Instructor - Methodology Course Description Information EMS Instructor - Methodology Course The forty-hour EMS Instructor Training Program focuses on those skills necessary to successfully present any of the Certificate EMS courses. The course provides a solid foundation in learning theory, yet moves directly into hands on application. With the emphasis on practical skill development, instructor trainees will complete this course with the confidence and skills necessary to teach any EMS course. This course is designed as a series of interactive lessons facilitated by an instructor trainer. Included throughout the course are group discussions, individual exercises, and scenario based role plays that allow participants to apply their developing instructor skills. The EMS Instructor course is required for all Training Officers and anyone wishing to be considered for training as a Basic EMT Instructor, Advanced EMT Instructor, or Paramedic Instructor.
Session Schedule:
Monday, September 18, 2017 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday, September 22, 2017 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday, September 25, 2017 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Note: Please call us if you have any questions,
Lowcountry EMS Council 
237 Oakland Drive
Walterboro , SC   29488
Enrolled: 4, Max: 12
Cost: $495.00

    
BLS Instructor - American Heart Association Description Information BLS Instructor - American Heart Association BLS Instructor course: This course is suited for those that have reached instructor potential for The American Heart Association Basic Life Support Instructor Course is designed to provide instructor candidates the knowledge and skills necessary to teach basic life support providers. The course provides instructor candidates the opportunity to develop and refine their presentation and teaching skills and includes the following topics: •AHA ECC educational philosophy •National AHA policies and procedures that affect ECC instructors •Sufficient background information so instructors will comprehend BLS subject matter and be able to answer questions posed by participants in courses •Essential teaching methods •An overview of educational aids available to the instructor for teaching provider courses Prerequisites to the BLS Instructor Course: •Have a current BLS PROVIDER card. •You must bring your CPR card with you to class. •You must have a course completion certificate for the BLS Instructor Essentials, which can be taken from: www.onlineaha.com. •Please register as an instructor at: www.ahainstructornetwork.org and align with Lowcountry Regional EMS Council. - This will assist us with ensuring that you are able to instruct courses in a timely manner.
Session Schedule:
Friday, September 22, 2017 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Note: Prerequisites to the BLS Instructor Course: •Have a current BLS PROVIDER card. •You must bring your CPR card with you to class. •You must have a course completion certificate for the BLS Instructor Essentials, which can be taken from: www.onlineaha.com.
Lowcountry EMS Council 
237 Oakland Drive
Walterboro , SC   29488
Enrolled: 1, Max: 12
Cost: $250.00

    
BLS Provider Description Information BLS Provider The BLS for Healthcare Providers Course teaches CPR skills for helping victims of all ages (including doing ventilation with a barrier device, a bag-mask device, and oxygen); use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (FBAO). It's intended for participants who provide heath care to patients in a wide variety of settings, including in-hospital and out-of-hospital. For certified or noncertified, licensed or nonlicensed healthcare professionals.
Session Schedule:
Friday, September 22, 2017 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Note: Please dress comfortably as the training program requires kneeling. Course Fees are nonrefundable.
Lowcountry EMS Council 
237 Oakland Drive
Walterboro , SC   29488
Enrolled: 0, Max: 12
Cost: $69.00

    
NREMT Practical Testing - BASIC Description Information NREMT Practical Testing - BASIC This is the psychomotor NREMT Exam for Basic EMT certification. If you need a partial examination - please call us at: 843.529.0977 so that we can assist you.
Session Schedule:
Friday, September 29, 2017 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Note: Please be sure to include the last four of your SSN, Date of Birth, and your South Carolina Number. If you need assistance with registering please call the office at: 843.529.0977. If you only need a partial retest - please call the office to pay and schedule.
Lowcountry EMS Council 
237 Oakland Drive
Walterboro , SC   29488
Enrolled: 0, Max: 24
Cost: $100.00
October 2017
    
Advanced EMT - Initial Training Description Information Advanced EMT - Initial Training The 248 hour AEMT program is the next certification level above EMT. This program prepares the candidate to provide more aggressive care to victims of trauma and airway compromise as well as providing the student with more in-depth patient assessment skills. Skills taught in this program include nasal intubation and IV therapy. Entrance Requirements Must maintain at minimum a South Carolina or National Registry EMT certification throughout the course. Achieve the minimum score on the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS). Refresher candidates are not required to take the TEAS exam. Each student must be covered by employer's Worker's Compensation or have major medical health insurance that remains in effect throughout intermediate training. The clinical contracts require that our office have on file for each student participating in the clinical process a current health statement verifying that the student has tested negative for tuberculosis within twelve (12) months of the beginning of the class and verifying immunization against Rubella, Rubeola, Varicella and Hepatitis B. The Health Statement form and detailed instructions will be provided at the first class meeting. The Lowcountry Regional EMS Council is approved by the South Carolina State Approving Agency to receive Veterans Administration benefits for paramedic training. Please contact the Council office for information about utilizing your VA benefits for paramedic tuition. Federal law requires additional specific policies regarding recipients of Veterans Administration Education Benefits. These policies may be found here. Class size limited to the first 24 qualified, paid registrations. A fully executed payment plan agreement is acceptable to qualify the applicant as paid. If you have questions - please call us at: 842.529.0977.
Session Schedule:
Monday, October 2, 2017 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Note: If you have opted to pay half now and the additional amount due within 30 days of starting class, please ensure that you entered the correct payment information. Also, please enter a discount code of: DWNPYMT - so that your first payment is only half of the course fee, otherwise the fee will not be split into two payments and the full amount will be debited from your account immediately. If your company/organization is paying for your course(s), please select the "PO" option and email us at: info@lowcountryems.com - and provide us with the contact person that is in charge of your organization's finances.
Lowcountry EMS Council 
237 Oakland Drive
Walterboro , SC   29488
Enrolled: 0, Max: 35
Cost: $1,350.00
January 2018
    
Anatomy and Physiology - 68 Hours Description Information Anatomy and Physiology - 68 Hours This 68 hour course was designed as the anatomy and physiology prerequisite for the Paramedic curriculum and meets all of the anatomy and physiology objectives of the 1999 U.S. Department of Transportation/NHTSA Paramedic Curriculum. This provides students with a better understanding of the "why's and how's" of the different illnesses and injuries encountered in the field. The course provides EMS personnel the opportunity to solidify the foundation of their medical knowledge in a concentrated, forty-five hour course on human anatomy and physiology. Paramedic students may exempt this module if they have a passing score in a course taught by a Technical School, College, or University that meets the objectives of the Anatomy and Physiology curriculum. If the student completed the class more than five (5) years prior to the start date of the paramedic class, the student must pass the comprehensive final exam to exempt the Anatomy and Physiology prerequisite. Only one attempt will be allowed. This will be an classroom course, with online components. Students must have internet access to participate in this program. If needed, please contact us for assistance in obtaining internet.
Session Schedule:
Thursday, January 11, 2018 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Thursday, January 18, 2018 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Friday, January 26, 2018 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Thursday, February 1, 2018 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Friday, February 9, 2018 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Thursday, February 15, 2018 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Friday, February 23, 2018 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Friday, March 2, 2018 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Note: Please be sure that you are able to attend the first and last day of the course at the Walterboro location. This is an interactive online course. Call for additional details.
Lowcountry EMS Council 
237 Oakland Drive
Walterboro , SC   29488
Enrolled: 1, Max: 32
Cost: $375.00
March 2018
    
Paramedic - Initial Training Description Information Paramedic - Initial Training The Dates Shown are the start and end dates...call if you have questions. The competency based paramedic course follows the 2009 National EMS Education Standards and consists of at least 1,100 hours of classroom instruction, laboratory, clinical and field rotations through the Lowcountry Region. In addition students will complete provider level courses in trauma, advance cardiac life support, and advance level pediatric life support. The course will prepare students to participate in the National Registry Paramedic exam. Entrance Requirements Must maintain at minimum a South Carolina or National Registry EMT certification throughout the course. Achieve the minimum score on the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS). Successfully complete an anatomy and physiology course within the past 5 years. Lowcountry Regional EMS Council will be offering a LREMSC Anatomy & Physiology Course. Please contact the LREMSC Education Director if you believe you qualify for an exemption to have the courses you have successfully completed evaluated. An official school transcript is required to perform an exemption evaluation. Please assure that you allow ample time for the acquisition of an official transcript and the exemption evaluation process. Must be covered by employers' Worker's Compensation or have major medical health insurance that remains in effect throughout Paramedic training. The clinical contract requires that all individuals having contact with patients (including students performing clinical rotations) undergo a national criminal background check. Each student is required to submit a photocopy of their driver’s license to the Council Staff for completion of the criminal background check. If you are considering paramedic training and have an arrest record, you must contact us as soon as possible to determine whether you are eligible for participation in the paramedic course. The hospital and field clinical contracts require that our office have on file for each student participating in the clinical process a current health statement verifying that the student has tested negative for tuberculosis within three (3) months prior to the beginning of clinicals and verifying immunization against Rubella, Rubeola, Varicella, Tetanus and Hepatitis B. The contracts also require a drug screen immediately prior to the start of clinical rotations. The Lowcountry Regional EMS Council is approved by the South Carolina State Approving Agency to receive Veterans Administration benefits for paramedic training. Please contact the Council office for information about utilizing your VA benefits for paramedic tuition. Federal law requires additional specific policies regarding recipients of Veterans Administration Education Benefits. These policies may be found here. Class size limited to the first 32 qualified, paid registrations. A fully executed payment plan agreement is acceptable to qualify the applicant as paid. Tuition Payment Plan Available Enrolling All initial students must complete an Enrollment Agreement in person at the Council office in order to enroll in a LCREMSC program. Students must make an appointment to complete the Enrollment Agreement by calling (843) 529-0977. The Enrollment Agreement may be completed on the day that the student takes the TEAS and Basic EMT Knowledge exam provided the student makes those arrangements in advance.
Session Schedule:
Monday, March 26, 2018 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday, March 7, 2019 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Note: This course is 1,318 clock hours in duration, over an 12 month span.
Lowcountry EMS Council 
237 Oakland Drive
Walterboro , SC   29488
Enrolled: 1, Max: 24
Cost: $5,000.00