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2017 EMT-Basic Course Through Illini EMS

2017 EMT-Basic Course Through Illini EMS

Become a leader in the healthcare field by learning life-saving knowledge and skills in the spring 2017 EMT-Basic course through Illini EMS! Learn to take charge in medical emergencies and gain hands-on experience with real patients in the emergency room and out in the Champaign-Urbana community. Our EMT-B course will challenge students to shift from passive bystanders to active healthcare professionals. Over the course of the spring 2017 semester you will learn:

·         Treatment of cardiac arrest beyond CPR

·         In-depth pre-hospital treatment of heart attacks, strokes, respiratory disease, diabetes, emergency childbirth, allergic reactions, psychiatric emergencies, and much more

·         Management of shock, hemorrhage, and a variety of traumatic injuries

·         Pharmacological interventions

·         Medical terminology

·         Patient assessment and the interpretation of a patient’s vital signs

Our course prepares students for the National Registry Exam, certifying them as an EMT-B. Our mix of classroom training, online material, and clinical exposure provides our students a strong foundation for a future in healthcare. If interested, more information can be found on our website at https://www.fsi.illinois.edu/iems/. To apply, read through the Course Policies and Procedures form found on the Documents page for a full list of application requirements, and complete the Application Questionnaire found on the Courses page under the EMT-B section. 

Completed applications are due Thursday, December 8th at 5:30 PM, with all required physical forms submitted to the IEMS office (room 115A, Illini Union). Questions? Contact us at illinimedservices@illinois.edu or (217) 333-9492.

Volunteer with Tap In Leadership Academy!

Get involved with Tap In Leadership Academy, a local non-profit organization serving the Champaign community through educational empowerment and leadership development during the Tap In Leadership Academy’s After-school Enrichment Program! Volunteers serve as tutors for elementary through high school scholars, and assist and participate in enrichment programs. Past enrichments have included cultural cooking, bucket drumming, spoken word, intramural sports and so many more!

Attend their Volunteer Orientation or email Kimarri (kimarri@tapinacademy.org) for more information about volunteering. Feel free to stick around after for a quick informational meeting with their RSP presidents about how you can become part of their RSO as well!

When: February 8th at 6pm

Where: Gregory Hall (1GH) room 307

Student Alumni Ambassadors 2016 Recruitment


The Student Alumni Ambassadors (SAA) is a premier Registered Student Organization on campus which focuses on developing their members professionally and creatively while planning and executing large scale events to engage the campus-community in what it truly means to be an Illini. Some of their feature events include Illinois Sights and Sounds (the Freshmen welcome presentation), iHelp (the fall campus-wide day of service), Homecoming programming (Including the Comeback program honoring esteemed Alumni), Senior 100 Honorary (an award honoring 100 accomplished graduating seniors), and Grad Fest (a program to celebrate graduates).

Additionally, SAA provides its members with countless opportunities to engage with campus and grow professionally through Service Requests across many campus units. While giving students an opportunity to engage with campus through their programming, providing countless leadership opportunities, and molding students to be active on this campus in order to become engaged alumni, the Student Alumni Ambassadors is a family that take great pride in their work and their membership.

2016 Recruitment for the SAA begins with their Information Sessions on January 26th and 27th at 7PM in the Main Library Room 66. They are looking for mainly motivated Freshmen who are looking to be a part of a prestigious campus group.

Visit illinisaa.com or email ldevrie2@illinois.edu with any questions.