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Sixteen Complete EMT Training Course at SCC

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Surry Community College is proud to announce that sixteen students have completed a six-month course in Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) training and were honored in a presentation recently.

According to Kenneth Vaught, SCC Emergency Medical Program Coordinator, some of these students will be applying their new skills with volunteer agencies in both North Carolina and Virginia, and some will begin their ascent into the Emergency Medical Services healthcare profession.

Students completing the EMT training course are Leeland Atwood of Mount Airy, Matthew Baliles of Stuart, Va., Cristian Boyd of Mount Airy, Charles Crumpton of Mount Airy, Keeley Cuthrell of Mount Airy, Abigail Jenkins of Mount Airy, Madison Jordan of Pinnacle, Aubrey Mabe of Pilot Mountain, Megan Mabe of Jonesville, Piper Marion of Dobson, Samuel Reams of Clemmons, Hannah Shelton of Mount Airy, Madison Spencer of Dobson, Courtney Thomas of Mount Airy, Michelle VanNostrand of Danbury, and Madison Willard of East Bend.

In SCC’s EMT course, students learn the basics of emergency medical care, from life-threatening medical conditions to major traumatic injuries, for adult and pediatric patients. The course also includes the American Heart Association's BLS/CPR certification, logistical operations of EMS, basic Anatomy and Physiology, and Emergency Vehicle Driving. Students finish with a foundation and the ability to provide the basics of emergency healthcare.

Anyone interested in the Emergency Healthcare profession can get more information at www.surry.edu/ems. SCC’s next EMT course is scheduled to begin May 2024, at The Yadkin Center, 1001 College Drive, Yadkinville. Additional courses will begin in July 2024, at the Center for Public Safety, 1220 State Street, Mount Airy. Visit www.bit.ly/SCC-EMT to preregister. For questions, contact Kenneth Vaught, SCC EMT Program Coordinator, at (336) 386-3633 or vaughtk@surry.edu. You may also follow the program page on Facebook @surryems.

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