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Registration Open for Spring 2020 EMT Training at HCC

HOLYOKE — Registration is now open for the spring 2020 Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) training program at Holyoke Community College.

HCC’s EMT Basic Course begins Jan. 28 and runs through June 2. The program 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 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 Michele Cabral at (413) 552-2257 or mcabral@hcc.edu or visit www.hcc.edu/workforce and click on ‘register.’