North Carolina Emergency Medical Services
Emergency Medical Services Curriculum
Looking for a career change? The growing healthcare field offers a world of opportunities.
With Landmark Learning's comprehensive curriculum, you can earn the certifications you need to become a first responder or emergency medical technician. Or we can help you round out your skills as a firefighter or law enforcement officer by equipping you to handle medical emergencies.
Our certified EMT instructors are both healthcare professionals and trained educators who work regularly with patients in emergency settings. As a result, they have a special talent for bringing reality into an active learning environment - with small, intimate classes to assure you get the personal attention you deserve.
We teach you to apply new skills through repetition and through hands-on practice. In fact, most of our courses immerse you in real-world training scenarios that help you retain what you've learned - from night mock rescues to field trips to ambulances.
Above all, Landmark Learning produces proven results. We boast a high pass rate precentage on EMT students taking the National Registry for their first time. You'll be well-prepared to step into a career in emergency medical services.
Emergency Medical Services Curriculum
- Emergency Medical Technician - Basic
- Emergency Medical Technician - Basic Refresher
- Epinephrine Administration
Emergency Medical Technician - Basic (EMT-B Intensive)
Earn your credentials in three weeks with our intensive.
If you're looking for a rapid, informative and thorough way to complete the 169-hour curriculum the State of North Carolina requires to become an Emergency Medical Technician, try this intensive EMT-Basic course. In three weeks you can learn what you need to take the National Registry exam, as well as, the North Carolina state exam and earn your EMT credentials.
Landmark Learning is the leading private teaching instituation approved by the N.C. Office of Emergency Medical Services to teach the EMT-Basic curriculum - and the top provider to offer it in this intensive format.
Our classes meet all day Monday through Saturday for three consecutive weeks. During nights and weekends, we offer you the opportunity to attend 12 hours of clinical experience working with ambulance crews and emergency room personnel who are affiliated with our program.
- Register for EMT-B Intensive
- Course Length: 169 hours over 3 weeks
- Prerequisites: Minimum age 18 years, childhood vaccination and Hep B series, TB test within 6 months of the course start date, high school diploma or GED, no felony convictions and no driving violations.
- Recommended for: Individuals looking a career in emergency medicine; wilderness guides and instructors; ambulance crews, firefighters, law enforcement officers, and military personnel
NOLS Wilderness Medicine Institute (WMI) Wilderness Upgrade for Medical Professionals (Additional Course Upgrade)
If you're ready to practice your emergency medical skills in an outdoor setting, Landmark Learning can help you upgrade your basic-level EMT credentials to become a certified Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician (WEMT).
You'll participate in an additional 48 hours of training in a course authorized by the prestigious NOLS Wilderness Medicine Institute. This intense, hands-on curriculum utilizes daily role plays, case studies and practical scenarios. Expect to spend plenty of time applying your knowledge. Landmark is the only place where you can receive WEMT training in this unique format.
Time to be recertified? Our EMT-Basic refresher course makes certain you get the 24-hours of training required by the National Registry. In fact, if you are in the last year of your certification, our Practical Exam at the end of our course will also count for your requirements.
At the end of the course we'll provide an hourly breakdown of the components you've passed so you can submit them to the National Registry for approval.
- Register for EMT Basic-Refresher
- Course Length: 24 hours (3 days)
- Prerequisites: Minimum age 18 years, childhood vaccination and Hep B series, high school diploma or GED, no felony convictions and clean driving record, CPR certification.
- Recommended for: Current EMT-Basics seeking continuing education hours for recredentialing
This four-hour workshop prepares participants to manage allergic reactions, anaphylaxis, and epinephrine administration by incorporating practical scenarios, mini-lectures, and live sterile injection practice. Course completion results in a four-year North Carolina state certificate.
- Register for Epinephrine Administration
- Course Length: 4 hours
- Prerequisites: None
- Recommended for: Wilderness and outdoor trip leaders, camp staff, programs where medical directors want to include epinephrine administration in protocols