KCC offering Medical First Responder training in Coldwater starting Jan. 18

Kellogg Community College’s Public Safety Education Department is offering a Medical First Responder course in Coldwater starting in January.

The course, designated EMT C200-60, will run from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays Jan. 18 through March 10 at KCC’s Grahl Center campus, located at 125 Seeley St. The total cost for the course is $525, which does not include books.

The course is designed to provide students with the knowledge of what to do for patient care prior to an ambulance arriving. This includes, but is not limited to, firefighters, police officers, first response team members and those who provide care for the sick.

The course includes training in CPR, bleeding control, airway management, splinting, extrication, oxygen therapy and the skills needed for medical, environmental and other emergencies.

Students who successfully complete the course requirements will be eligible for licensure as a medical first responder.

For more information or to register, contact EMS Clinical Instructor John “Jay” Radabaugh at 269-660-2330 or radabaughj@kellogg.edu.