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Upcoming Events and Deadlines

Great Bend/Grandview Plaza Paramedic App Deadline: Aug 1
Fall EMT & AEMT Classes Begin: Aug 7-11
Last Day for Refund: Aug 25
Labor Day: Sept 4
Last Day to Drop with "W": Nov 1
Spring Enrollment Begins:  Nov 1
Thanksgiving Break: Nov 20-24
Finals: Dec 6-11
Christmas/New Year Break: Dec 18-Jan 1
Spring EMT Classes Begin: Jan 4
Spring GVP AEMT Class Begins: Jan 9
Spring Chaparral AEMT Class Begins: Jan 10

Upcoming Paramedic Programs

Salina/Goodland - Application Deadline: CLOSED
Class: August 2017 - December 2018 - Thursdays 0800-1700

Great Bend/Grandview Plaza - Application Deadline: CLOSED
Class: January 2018 - May 2019 - Tuesdays 0800-1700

Holton/Great Bend - Application Deadline: October 1, 2017
Class: January 2018 - May 2019 - Thursdays 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
    • 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 hrs 

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 November 1st for spring 2018 classes and April 10th for fall 2018 classes.  See our spring 2018 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 Excel in CTE Initiative (SB155) 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 Excel in CTE Initiative (SB155) will be available to high school students at no cost except textbook and program fees, as applicable. See our spring 2018 High School EMT flier for more information or contact Ashlie Thomas at (620) 792-9341 or thomasa@bartonccc.edu.

Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) - 10 credit hrs

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 spring classes will open up on November 1st. See our spring 2018 AEMT flier for more information or contact Ashlie Thomas at (620) 792-9341 or thomasa@bartonccc.edu.    

Paramedic Program - Associate of Applied Science Degree

See our updated Paramedic cost & Paramedic application requirements needed prior to applying. Each applicant will need to contact Ashlie Thomas to obtain the Phase I document for instructions on how to get started on your application. For questions, more information or to get started on your application, please contact Ashlie Thomas at (620) 792-9341 or 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 prior to the first day of the program. 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.

Upcoming Paramedic Programs

Salina/Goodland - Application Deadline: CLOSED
Class: August 2017 - December 2018 - Thursdays 0800-1700

Great Bend/Grandview Plaza - Application Deadline: CLOSED
Class: January 2018 - May 2019 - Tuesdays 0800-1700

Holton/Great Bend - Application Deadline: October 1, 2017
Class: January 2018 - May 2019 - Thursdays 0800-1700
Contact Ashlie Thomas for application or with questions - thomasa@bartonccc.edu 

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%

 

EMS Instructor Coordinator (IC) - 9 credit hrs

Barton offers an IC course each fall semester. Must be certified Kansas Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or higher. For requirements, 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 
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"

Barton EMS Student/Faculty Apparel

If you are a Barton EMS student or faculty member that would like to purchase EMS apparel, please visit our online store, D's Duds, to place your order.