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Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Community Education

Hawkeye Community College offers a variety of EMS courses for individuals to train for and advance their skills as EMS volunteers and professionals.

Emergency Medical Responder (EMS-114)

This 2-credit course prepares you as an entry-level emergency medical responder (EMR). Upon successful completion of this course, you'll be eligible to take the NREMT psychomotor and cognitive exams. Must pass the NREMT psychomotor and cognitive exam to become certified to work as an EMR. You must be at least 17 years old to register.

This course utilizes a combination of classroom lecture, online reading and assignments, and skills practice.

2017–2018 Course Cost: $522.00 *

See the course description for more information.

Search for EMS-114 Sections

  1. Search for the course in My Hawkeye.
  2. Select a term from the "Term" drop down menu.
    • Fall Term: August–December
    • Spring Term: January–May
    • Summer Term: May–August
  3. Subjects drop down menu: Select "EMS—Emergency Medical Services".
  4. Course Number: Type "114".
  5. Click the Submit button to view the search results.

Learn how to register as a guest student

Emergency Medical Technician (EMS-201)

This 7-credit course prepares you as an entry-level emergency medical technician (EMT). Upon successful completion of this course, you'll be eligible to take the NREMT psychomotor and cognitive exams. Must pass the NREMT psychomotor and cognitive exam to become certified to work as an EMT. You must be at least 17 years old to register.

This course utilizes a combination of classroom lecture, online reading and assignments, and skills practice.

2017–2018 Course Cost: $1564.25 *

See the course description for more information.

Search for EMS-201 Sections

  1. Search for the course in My Hawkeye.
  2. Select a term from the "Term" drop down menu.
    • Fall Term: August–December
    • Spring Term: January–May
    • Summer Term: May–August
  3. Subjects drop down menu: Select "EMS—Emergency Medical Services".
  4. Course Number: Type "201".
  5. Click the Submit button to view the search results.

Learn how to register as a guest student

Continuing Education Courses

Hawkeye periodically offers continuing education classes for EMS professionals.

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

View Continuing Education EMS & Fire Training Course Schedule

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

Continuing Education Hours Approval Requests

To submit a continuing education training for approval by Hawkeye Community College for continuing education hours, your agency must have completed an affiliation agreement with Hawkeye.

Submit Continuing Education Training for Approval

Program Advisor

Marla Williams
Health Education and Services Center 223
319-296-4428
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Greg Helmuth
Health Education and Services Center 223
319-296-2329 ext.1401
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Administrative Assistant

Amy Rieck
Health Education and Services Center 222
319-296-4010
319-296-4051 (fax)
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