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Fall EMT Training Program Begins Oct. 29 in Ware

WARE — Holyoke Community College in collaboration with the Quaboag Valley Community Development Corp. and Emergency Medical Training Solutions, is offering an EMT training program beginning Oct. 29 at the E2E: Quaboag Region Workforce Training and Community College Center at 79 Main St. in Ware.

The EMT-B Emergency Medical Technician Basic Course meets on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 to 9:30 p.m. and on select Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. until Feb. 6, 2019. The 13-week program consists of more than 170 hours of in-class lectures and additional online study, training, field trips, and workshops designed to prepare students for the state EMT certification exam. The course covers all aspects of emergency care, including patient handling, extrication, and communication; working with law enforcement; legal issues; ethics; medical equipment; and safe transportation of patients.

The course fee is $1,099 plus $200 for texts. For more information or to register, contact Ken White at (413) 552-2324 or kwhite@hcc.edu, or visit www.hcc.edu/workforce.

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