Simpson Co. EMT students complete training

Simpson Co. EMT students complete training Picture

MENDENHALL- Four Copiah-Lincoln Community College Workforce Education students at the Simpson County Center 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 5 ambulance runs. Upon successful completion of the training, students have the option to sit for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) certification, which is required for individuals to receive a state license to practice.

Co-Lin Workforce Education Emergency Medical Technician program students pictured from left, Andrew Bowman, Brandon Wester, Jamie Taylor, and Brooks Jones completed 220 hours of training.