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Barton Community College's annual Field Operations Day will be hosted on May 6, 2017.

If you would like to participate or observe, please complete our community registration form. For additional information or questions, please contact Jennifer Ladd at laddj@bartonccc.edu

 

Upcoming Events and Deadlines

Spring EMT Classes Begin: Jan 5
Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Jan 16
Last Day for Refund: Jan 20
Career Fair: March 1
Spring Break: March 20-24
Fall EMT & AEMT Enrollment Begins: April 11
Last Day for W on Transcript: April 5
Good Friday: April 14
Easter Monday: April 17
Jon Puryear @ GB: April 19 & 20
Barton Field Ops Day: May 6
Finals: May 8-11
Graduation & Paramedic Cording: May 12
Paramedic & EMT Testing: May 13
Memorial Day: May 29

Upcoming Paramedic Classes

Salina Hybrid - Application Deadline: May 1, 2017
Class: August 2017 - December 2018 - Thursdays 0800-1700

Great Bend/Grandview Plaza - Application Deadline: August 1, 2017
Class: January 2018 - May 2019 - Tuesdays 0800-1700

About EMS Education

The Emergency Medical Services Program offers coursework at all levels of pre-hospital emergency care. The program is designed to provide the necessary training to prepare you for the National Registry Exam for all levels of certification in the State of Kansas.

The program is also designed to meet not only the required continuing education requirements but also a variety of offerings intended to keep you current in the areas of patient care, equipment, techniques, and technology. The program is structured around the current National Standard curriculum and is nationally recognized.

Why Barton EMS

  • Barton offers course work at all levels of prehospital emergency care
    • EMR, EMT, AEMT, and Paramedic
  • Barton also offers all levels of education classes
    • TO I, TO II, and Instructor/Coordinator certification
  • Barton focuses on rural and hard to reach students
  • Barton EMS Education has the largest geographical area of any community college in Kansas; making education convenient and accessible
    • Classes are offered at a variety of sites for training and multiple start dates for student convenience

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - 12 credit hr

We offer EMT classes each spring and fall semester at both our Great Bend & Grandview Plaza campus. No pre-requisites are required. Student must be 17 years or older to test for certification and have no felonies on record. Enrollment opens up on April 11th for fall 2017 classes and November 1st for spring 2018 classes.  See fall 2017 EMT flyer for more information or contact Ashlie Thomas at 620-792-9341 or thomasa@bartonccc.edu.

Are you a high school student interested in taking this course? The Kansas Senate passed Senate Bill 155 in May 2012. This bill authorizes the state of Kansas to pay tuition charges for high school students taking specific tiered Career Technical Courses. Therefore, courses designated as SB155 will be available to high school students at no cost except textbook and program fees, as applicable. See fall 2017 high school EMT flyer for more information or contact Ashlie Thomas at 620-792-9341 or thomasa@bartonccc.edu.

Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) - 10 credit hr

We offer AEMT classes at both our Great Bend & Grandview Plaza campus. Student must be a certified Kansas Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), with no additional pre-requisites required. Student must be 17 years or older to test for certification and have no felonies on record. Enrollment for fall classes will open up on April 11th. See fall 2017 AEMT flyer for more information or contact Ashlie Thomas at 620-792-9341 or thomasa@bartonccc.edu.    

Paramedic Program - Associate of Applied Science Degree

Below are all the forms needed in order to apply for the paramedic program. Please mail completed applications before the deadline listed above. If you have any questions call Ashlie Thomas at (620) 792-9341 or email thomasa@bartonccc.edu.

Student must be a certified Kansas Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT). Must complete all general education requirements. Student must be 17 years or older to test for certification and have no felonies on record. Must complete and pass Paramedic entrance application and interview process.

Barton Community College
Attn: Ashlie Thomas
245 NE 30th Rd
Great Bend, KS 67530

Steps for Application   Application Checklist   Admissions App   Physical & Health Form   
Degree Template    Paramedic Course App    Physician Immunization Checklist   Paramedic Cost

Paramedic Program Outcomes Report

  2016 2015 2014
1st Time Pass Rate 73% 79% 78%
Overall Pass Rate 82% 95% 89%
Retention 94% 100% 91%
Job Placement 97% 100% 96%

 

Training Officer I (TO I) - 1 hr

Barton offers TO I classes each spring semester. Must be certified Kansas Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or higher. For enrollment or more information, contact Ashlie Thomas at 620-792-9341 or thomasa@bartonccc.edu

Training Officer II (TO II)  - 2 hrs

Barton offers TO II classes each spring semester. Must be certified Kansas Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or higher and TO I certified. For enrollment or more information, contact Ashlie Thomas at 620-792-9341 or thomasa@bartonccc.edu.

EMS Instructor Coordinator (IC) - 9 hrs

Barton follows our spring TO I & TO II classes with an IC course in the fall semester. Must be certified Kansas Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or higher and TO II certified. For enrollment or more information, contact Ashlie Thomas at 620-792-9341 or thomasa@bartonccc.edu.

Outreach & Transfer

K-State at Barton
Emergency Medical Services - Paramedic and Technology Management

Curriculum Guides

Emergency Medical Services Certificates
Instructor/Coordinator (IC) - 9 hours 
Training Officer I (TO-1) - 1 hour
Training Officer II (TO-2) - 2 hours
Emergency Medical Technician - 12 hours
Advanced Emergency Medical Technician - 10 hours 
Emergency Medical Responder - 7 hours

Certificate
Emergency Medical Services Paramedic - 52 hours

Associate of Applied Science Degree
Emergency Medical Services - Paramedic - 68 hours - degree guide
Emergency Medical Services - Paramedic - 68 hours - semester guide

College to University 
Barton has agreements with four year colleges that specifically direct your studies in certain programs for seamless transition from Barton to the transfer school.  If you plan to attend Barton and then transfer to a four-year school, please consult with your advisor regarding classes to take at Barton to help you in a smooth transition to your four-year transfer school. Students should also contact the college/university to where they are transferring concerning degree requirements within the appropriate department or college.

Accreditation Information

"The Barton Community College paramedic program is accredited by the Commission on
Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
(www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on
Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical
Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

           Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
           1361 Park Street
           Clearwater, FL 33756
           727-210-2350
           www.caahep.org

To contact CoAEMSP:
           8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312
           Rowlett, TX 75088
           214-703-8445
           FAX 214-703-8992
           www.coaemsp.org"