Health and Public Services

Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

Hawkeye Community College is authorized as an EMS training program by the Iowa Bureau of EMS and has received Letter of Review authorization to conduct EMS training by CoAEMSP, the National Accrediting agency.


Hawkeye offers these continuing education classes for EMS professionals. 

  • Advanced EMT
  • Airway Management
  • EMS 24-Hour Refresher
  • EMS 48-Hour Refresher
  • EMS Evaluator
  • EMS Instructor Update
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
  • Medical for EMS
  • Special Patient Population for EMS
  • Trauma for EMS

View course schedule.

If there is a course you need that is not listed or scheduled, or would like a custom training opportunity or a department-wide training, please contact the program coordinator.

Credit Programs

Hawkeye also offers a credit two-year Emergency Medical Services degree and a one-year Paramedic certificate.

Program Contacts

Administrative Secretary

Amy Rieck
Health Education and Services Center 222
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Program Coordinator

John Cockrell
Health Education and Services Center 222D
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Bryan Renfro
Black Hawk Hall 102
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