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EMS Academy

EMT & Advanced EMT Certification Courses

Coastal Bend College – Alice, in partnership with HALO-Flight EMS Academy, has provided instruction for students interested in first responder careers since 2012. Courses provide students with the necessary skills and practicum opportunities in advance of State testing.

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. 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.

For more information,
contact Academy Coordinator:

Wendy Greer, LP 


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Jose Guevara (left) and James Diaz (right), emergency medical technician students at Coastal Bend College, lift fellow student Jonathan Canales and load him in to the back of an ambulance while Wendy Greer teaches them how to use a stretcher Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017.

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