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CCE - Public Safety

Public Safety students

 The Public Safety Advanced Education and Training at Palm Beach State College provides courses for certified emergency services professionals designed to improve and expand their level of knowledge and skills as well as coursework needed to maintain their certification. The College also offers:
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Basic Life Support
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • Trauma training classes
  • EMT and Paramedic Refresher classes
  • Basic Community Emergency Response Team training
  • NREMT Psychomotor Exam

Panther EMS Challenge

Palm Beach State College invites YOU to the Panther EMS Challenge!

Palm Beach State College is calling on all EMT and Paramedic teams to compete against other local and regional teams! This competition will feature realistic dynamic scenarios. Join us at this fast-paced competition and put your team to the test!

Register Below To Join Us On July 30, 2021


NREMT Skills & Scenario-based Psychomotor Exam

Paramedic candidates are tested in 6 skills stations. Five skills to include Patient Assessment Trauma, Dynamic Cardiology, Static Cardiology, Oral Station Case A, Oral Station Case B, as well as an Integrated Out-Of-Hospital Scenario.

For Directions on how to register with NREMT for this exam, please visit:

This step must be completed before you are eligible for testing.

Psychomotor Authorization To Test (PATT) Number

Please be aware, your PATT number is a necessary and first part of the registration process for Paramedic candidates. It is necessary to place you on the NREMT reservation list for the testing. Without your correct PATT number, you will not be allowed to test. Please make sure you include it when you register. 

This number will be auto-generated once the candidate has completed the information found under the Create Certification Application tab, found on the website. If you are testing at the Paramedic level, this number is REQUIRED in order to be allowed to test the Psychomotor Skills Exam. The candidate is also REQUIRED to bring a copy of their PATT letter to the testing to be given to the National Registry Representative onsite.                                                                    

 American Heart Association (AHA) Training

BLS (CPR) Provider - AHO0123

The BLS for Healthcare Provider course is designed to train participants to recognize cardiac arrest, provide high-quality CPR for victims of all ages, and to provide early use of an AED. The class also teaches how to relieve choking. Contact Hours: 4.5


BLS (CPR) Renewal - AHO0124

This course is designed to update and renew health professionals in BLS. You must have a current American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers card and bring it with you to class. Current textbook is required for this class. Contact Hours: 3

No Classes Scheduled For Palm Beach Gardens Campus At This Time
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider - (ACLS) AHO0033

The ACLS Provider course is designed for health care providers who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies. EKG recognition is an essential element of the ACLS course, and participants will be responsible for the identification and interpretation of EKG rhythms. Prerequisites: Participants must be proficient in performing high-quality BLS skills, reading and interpreting electrocardiograms, understanding ACLS drugs, and bag-mask ventilations. Participants must complete and pass the Pre-course Self-Assessment with a score of 70% or higher.  Contact Hours:  13.5

No Classes Scheduled At This Time



Advanced Cardiac Life Support Renewal - (ACLS) AHO0032

This course will update and renew qualified providers in Advanced Cardiac Life Support. You must bring your current ACLS card to class. Participants must also be proficient in performing high quality basic life support skills, reading and interpreting electrocardiograms, understanding ACLS drugs, and bag valve mask ventilations. Participants must complete and pass the pre-course self-assessment with a score of 70 percent or higher. Textbook is mandatory and available for purchase at the college bookstore. Contact Hours:  7

No Classes Scheduled At This Time


Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider - AHO0481

Prerequisites: Students must be proficient in performing child and infant BLS skills using current AHA guidelines, reading and interpreting ECG rhythm strips and knowing basic resuscitation pharmacology. Participants must complete and pass the Pre-course Self-Assessment with a score of 70% or higher.

Via didactic and experiential teaching methods, students learn to recognize and provide emergency care for respiratory failure, shock and cardiopulmonary arrest. Students rotate through BLS, advanced airway, vascular access, fluid therapy, medication and rhythm disturbance and management stations. Contact Hours:  14

No Classes Scheduled At This Time

 Child Care First Aid & CPR

Child Care First Aid and CPR - HEO0106

This class is designed for child care personnel and meets one of the requirements for the Florida staff credential. Material covered will include safe environment, basic first aid and basic rescue techniques, such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and foreign body airway obstruction (choking) for infants and children. Palm Beach State College certification cards will be issued.    Contact Hours: 8                                                                                   

No Classes Scheduled At This Time

Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

EMT Basic Refresher - EMO0381

This course is designed to meet the recertification needs of the EMT-Basic who is currently certified by the State of Florida. The course length is 40 hours. Course content includes Basic Life Support and a minimum of 2 hours in pediatric/SUIDS education. Updates on current trends in pre-hospital care will be covered. As Basic Life Support Renewal is included in the EMT Refresher, participants must bring their current Basic Life Support Provider card with them to class. Contact Hours: 40

No Classes Scheduled At This Time
Paramedic Refresher - EMO0170

This 32-hour course provides a review of critical issues and topics for the paramedic currently certified by the State of Florida. All materials presented follow the EMT-Paramedic Refresher Training program set forth by the U.S. DOT at the time of the course.  Contact Hours:  32

No Classes Scheduled At This Time


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