Laurens County EMS dedicates itself in providing the best possible clinical training to all employees. In-service training sessions are offered four times a month to allow employees the option of maintaining state and national certifications through the SC DHEC IST program. In addition, the education department offers additional classes to help meet recertification requirements and provide additional knowledge in specialized areas of patient care.

Additional Course Offerings:

  • Healthcare Provider & DOT First Responder
  • Advanced & Pediatric Cardiac Life Support
  • Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support
  • Advanced Medical & Stroke Life Support
  • 12 & 15 Lead EKG & Rapid Sequence
  • Intubation
  • Emergency Medical Technician – Basic

Continuing education is essential for anyone in the world of pre-hospital patient care. We pride ourselves in offering tuition assistance and educational leave compensation to any qualifying employee who wishes to seek professional degrees, certifications in specialized fields, or general knowledge courses related to the EMS profession. The Training Department also assists the various surrounding colleges and EMS councils through our field student internship program. All levels of EMT’s are required by DHEC to have documented ride time with experienced Paramedics in the field.