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Halifax County Emergency Services sponsoring EMT class

SoVaNow.com / December 13, 2011
Halifax County Emergency Services is hosting an Emergency Medical Technician – Basic Course beginning Jan. 9, at the Halifax County Rescue Squad in South Boston.

The class will meet most Mondays and Thursdays from 6:30-10:30p.m. each evening.

Class tuition is free, however students are required to purchase their own textbook (available the first and second night of the class for $80).

The Emergency Medical Technician – Basic course is designed to provide training to prepare an individual to function independently in a medical emergency. This course provides the basic knowledge and skills needed to provide basic life support (BLS) care and is required to progress to more advanced levels of pre-hospital patient care. Prerequisites for EMT Basic:

- Be at least 16 years old

- Be of sound physical and mental condition, able to carry out the duties of an EMT

- Have never been convicted of a felony

- Have never been found guilty of child, elder, or domestic abuse

- Have never had an EMS license or certification revoked or suspended by any certifying agency Cost: Free Tuition, $80 book Emergency Care of the Sick and Injured; 9th Ed. Dates: Mondays & Thursdays 6:30-10:30 p.m. Class: Limited to 30 students Lead Instructor Jeff Toler, NREMT-P Primary Course Location Halifax County Rescue Squad

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I think the class would be better with a different insturctor.

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Is it too late to join


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