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Upcoming Events and Deadlines

Educator Workshop: Oct 25
Spring Enrollment: Oct 31
Last day to drop with a "W": Nov 5
Jon Puryear NREMT Prep: Nov 14 & 15
Thanksgiving Break: Nov 19-23
Fall Finals: Dec 5-10
Christmas/New Year Break: Dec 19-Jan 1
Spring EMT Classes: Jan 3
Last Day for Refund: Jan 18
Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Jan 21
Spring Break: March 11-15
Last Day for "W" on Transcript: April 4
Fall Enrollment Begins: April 10
Good Friday: April 19
Easter Monday: April 22
Great Bend/Grandview Plaza Paramedic App Deadline: May 1
Holton/Great Bend Paramedic App Deadline: May 1
Field Operations Day: May 4
Spring Finals: May 6-9
Graduation & Paramedic Cording: May 10
Memorial Day: May 27

Upcoming Specialty Classes

Educator's Workshop:
October 25, 2018
8:00am - 5:00pm
@ Great Bend Campus
$50.00 w/lunch provided
contact Ashlie Thomas for enrollment - thomasa@bartonccc.edu 

NREMT Refresher's:
BLS & ALS Refresher
EMT, AEMT & Paramedic
All Live Online
2 Credit Hrs - $250.00/refresher
Enrollment will open September 4, 2018
contact Ashlie Thomas for enrollment - 620-792-9341 
OR Jenny Ladd for specific course information - laddj@bartonccc.edu or 620-786-1110

Upcoming Paramedic Programs

Great Bend/Grandview Plaza 
Applications Open: March 1, 2019
Application Deadline: May 1, 2019
Interviews: June 2019
August 2019 - December 2020
Tuesdays 0800-1700

Holton/Great Bend -
Applications Open: March 1, 2019
Application Deadline: May 1, 2019
Interviews: June 2019
August 2019 - December 2020
Mondays 0800-1700 

Salina/Goodland -
Applications Open: March 1, 2010
Application Deadline: May 1, 2020
Interviews: June 2020
August 2020 - December 2021 
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 October 31st for spring 2019 classes and April 10th for fall 2019 classes.  See our spring 2019 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 2019 High School EMT flyer or 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 fall classes will open up on April 10th. See our fall 2019 AEMT flyer for more information or contact Ashlie Thomas at (620) 792-9341 or thomasa@bartonccc.edu.    

Paramedic Program - Associate of Applied Science Degree - 68 credit hrs

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

Great Bend/Grandview Plaza 
Applications Open: March 1, 2019
Application Deadline: May 1, 2019
Interviews: June 2019
August 2019 - December 2020
Tuesdays 0800-1700

Holton/Great Bend -
Applications Open: March 1, 2019
Application Deadline: May 1, 2019
Interviews: June 2019
August 2019 - December 2020
Mondays 0800-1700 

Salina/Goodland -
Applications Open: March 1, 2010
Application Deadline: May 1, 2020
Interviews: June 2020
August 2020 - December 2021 
Thursdays 0800-1700

Contact Ashlie Thomas for application or with questions - thomasa@bartonccc.edu 

Paramedic Program Outcomes Report

  2017 2016 2015
1st Time Pass Rate 100% 73% 79%
Overall Pass Rate 100% 82% 95%
Retention 83% 94% 100%
Job Placement 100% 97% 100%

 

EMS Instructor Coordinator (IC) - 9 credit hrs

Barton offers an IC course each fall semester with an application and interview process. 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.