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Seats Open for Spring EMT Training at HCC

HOLYOKE — There are still seats available for emergency medical technician training classes beginning in January at Holyoke Community College.

The spring 2019 HCC EMT Basic Course (EMT-B) runs from Jan. 31 to May 23. 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 the Center for Health Education on Jarvis Avenue. 

The course is taught by local EMT Mike Marafuga and covers all aspects of emergency care, including patient handling, extrication, and communication, and makes extensive use of the center’s medical simulation labs.

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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