CCE - Public Safety
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- 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
Palm Beach State College invites YOU to the Panther EMS Challenge!
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: https://www.nremt.org/rwd/public/document/paramedic
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 NREMT.org 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
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
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
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
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
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
Child Care First Aid & CPR
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
Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
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
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