July 9, 2021 - Lincoln Co. EMTs Complete Training
Co-Lin Workforce Education Emergency Medical Technician program students are front row from left, Quaneisha Fontenot of Ferriday, Louisiana, Amanda Miller and Robin Hamilton, both of Smithdale, and instructor Valorie Honea; back row from left, instructor Crystal Conn, Britt Hughey of Brookhaven, Tyler Magee of Ellisville, Grayson Bennett of Brookhaven and Hunter Quinn of Silver Creek.
BROOKHAVEN - Seven Copiah-Lincoln Community College Workforce Education students recently completed the non-credit evening Emergency Medical Technician basic course after 220 hours of training.
After 144 hours of textbook training, participants are required to observe for 12 hours in an emergency room and to participate in five ambulance runs. Upon successful completion of the training, students have the option to sit for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians certification, which is required for individuals to receive a state license to practice.