EMS Advanced Refresher Course

Co-Sponsored with MEDIC EMS & Eastern Iowa Community Colleges

January 25, 26, & 27, 2019

The EMS Refresher Course is designed to provide current information helpful in providing quality patient care in the emergency medical service setting.

The content of the course is based on the Paramedic National Continued Competency Program (NCCP) that requires a total of 60 hours of continuing education to recertify. The model contains three components, or ‘buckets’: a national component, a local or state component, and an individual component. The national competency component requires all Paramedics to obtain 30 hours of continuing education. The topic areas for the national component is published by the NREMT every four years. The most recent revision of the National Component was published in October 2016.

Continuing Education Hours/CEHs: Eastern Iowa Community Colleges will award one continuing education hour (CEH) of Credit for each contact hour attended. CEHs earned will be applicable for renewal of an EMS Provider Certification/license in Iowa and Illinois. Attendance of the entire program will satisfy NCCP National Requirement.

Nursing Contact Hours: 30 Illinois and Iowa Nursing Contact Hours are only available on the Refresher certificate if purchased for an additional $15 through Eastern Iowa Community Colleges Iowa Board of Nursing Approved Provider No. 8.

Fees: The cost for the entire EMS Refresher Program is $150.00, or $50.00 PER DAY. Participant Handouts will be available at www.eicc.edu.

Parking: Parking is available in the North East Lot. Parking is prohibited around the Heart Center. Parking is prohibited in the North Parking Ramp on Fridays only, but permitted on the weekends.

Electronic Devices: The use of Laptops, Headphones, MP3 players, IPODS, etc. is prohibited during presentations.

For additional information, Chuck Gipson, Quality/Education Manager, MEDIC EMS, (563) 323-6806; or Jamie Temple, EMS Coordinator, EICC, (563) 336-3444 or toll-free 1-800-850-5440, or by email at gipson@medicems.com, or jtemple@eicc.edu.


BY MAIL OR FAX: (563) 441-4053 To register for the complete course or selected topics, complete the attached registration form and mail with a check or money order to: Eastern Iowa Community Colleges, Attn: Registration, 101 West Third Street, Davenport, IA 52801

BY PHONE: (563) 441-4100, You may also use your MasterCard, Visa, American Express or Discover card.

ONLINE:(via Credit Card)

  • Got to www.eicc.edu/ceregistration
  • The easiest way to register is with the section number. The section number can be found in the brochure. It is the six digit number under Registration Type below. Enter section number and then click Submit at the bottom of the page.

Refunds and Substitutions: If your plans change, you may cancel your registration up to three business days (Monday -Friday) prior to the start of the program and receive a full refund. After that, no refunds will be issued. Please note that if you don’t cancel and don’t attend, you are still responsible for payment.

Class Cancellation: Three business days (Monday - Friday) prior to the activity, a decision will be made by the college administration to run or cancel the program based on the number of individuals who have enrolled and paid. Each college reserves the right to cancel a class due to insufficient enrollment.

It is the policy of Eastern Iowa Community Colleges not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age (employment), sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion and actual or potential parental, family or marital status in its programs, activities or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code §§ 216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.) Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681 - 1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.).

If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with the policy, please contact Debora J. Sullivan, Equity Coordinator, 306 W. River Drive, Davenport, Iowa 52801, 563/336-3487, djsullivan@eicc.edu or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 West Madison, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661, phone number 312-730-1560, fax 312-730-1576.