EMS Training Academy - A non-profit helicopter emergency medical service for south Texas.

EMT Certification Course

HALO-Flight EMS Training Academy will begin a 23-week Emergency Medical Technician course on January 15, 2018, in partnership with Coastal Bend College (Alice Campus). Classes will be held Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 6 until 10:30 p.m. at 704 Coyote Trail in Alice.

Instruction along with labs and hospital/EMS clinicals will run through June 2018. There will be some Saturday labs from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. during the course.

The course consists of classroom, lab, and hospital/EMS clinicals. Prerequisite for entry is a high school diploma or GED and a minimum age of 18 by the end of the course. A criminal background check will be required of all students. A current American Heart Association BLS (CPR/AED) Provider is required prior to clinical internship. (An AHA class will be conducted January 17 & 18, 2018).  Students provide current immunization records (including Hepatitis B series,  Tetanus, diphtheria, mumps, measles, rubella and varicella. A negative result from a tuberculosis skin test is required no more recent than six months (May/June).

If you are interested in registering for this EMT course, please contact Debbie Cadena at Coastal Bend College (Alice Campus) for registration details at dcadena@coastalbend.edu or 361.664.3039.

If you have any questions about the course or require additional information, please contact Wendy Greer at wendyg@haloflight.org

James Diaz (left) and Jose Guevara (right), emergency medical technician students at HALO-Flight EMS Training Academy on the  Coastal Bend College Alice Campus, lift fellow student Jonathan Canales and load him in to the back of an ambulance while learning how to use a stretcher. (Photo courtesy of the Caller)

Advanced EMT Certification Course

HALO-Flight EMS Training Academy also offers Advanced EMT courses. For more information contact Wendy Greer at wendyg@haloflight.org.

Outreach Education

If you have questions, please contact our Academy Coordinator,
Wendy Greer, LP