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EMT Training at HCC to Begin Jan. 28

HOLYOKE — A few seats remain open for Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) training classes at Holyoke Community College for the spring 2020 semester.

HCC’s EMT Basic Course consists of 13 weeks (170-plus hours) of in-class lectures and additional online study, training, field trips, and workshops designed to prepare students for the state certification exam. The training takes place from Jan. 28 to June 2, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 10 p.m. and select Saturdays fom 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at HCC’s Center for Health Education & Simulation, 404 Jarvis Ave., Holyoke. The course covers all aspects of emergency care, including patient handling, extrication, and communication, and makes extensive use of HCC’s medical-simulation labs.

For more information or to register, contact Valentyna Semyrog at (413) 552-2123 or vsemyrog@hcc.edu, or visit www.hcc.edu/become-an-emt.