EMT Refresher and Certification Courses

If you are a professional EMT, you can take classes necessary to maintain specific skills or certifications at Forsyth Tech. To find upcoming courses, use our Find A Course option and follow these
steps:

  1. Select an upcoming Term designated CE (Continuing Education).
  2. Under Subject choose either EMS (Emergency Medical Services) or FIP (Fire Protection)
  3. Click submit.

You will see a complete list of courses available in that term. Click the course name for details. Please note that registration for these courses is through fire/EMS/law agencies only. You must register through the agency with which you are employed.

Courses available at Forsyth Tech are listed below. Not all courses are available each term; however if there is enough demand, a class may be scheduled through special arrangement with the program coordinator.

For more information or to ask about scheduling a needed course, contact:

Penni Swaim
Coordinator, Emergency Medical Services
336.757.3054
pswaim@forsythtech.edu

Sharon Turner
Secretary, EMS
336.757.3057
sturner@forsythtech.edu

EMT Refresher/Certification Courses

EMT Basic Initial
EMT Basic Continuing Education
Methodology of Instruction for Emergency Services

Specialty Classes

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support  (ACLS)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • Emergency Pediatric Care (EPC)
  • Geriatric Education for Emergency Medical Services (GEMS)
  • Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)
  • International Trauma Life Support (ITLS)
  • Advance Medical Life Support (AMLS)
  • Pediatric Education for the Prehospital Professional (PEPP)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Fire Protection Refresher/Certification Courses

Class Day/Date Subject/Practical Time/Hrs
FIP3321/Prevention, Education & Cause Tuesday 10/4   7 – 10 PM (3)
  Wednesday10/5   7 – 10 PM (3)
  Tuesday 10/11   7 – 10 PM (3)
  Wednesday 10/12   7 – 10 PM (3)
  Thursday 10/13   7 – 10 PM (3)
  Tuesday 10/18   7 – 10 PM (3)
  Wednesday 10/19 Review/Written Exam 7 – 10 PM (3)