Training

2016 EMT class just completed!  Next EMT class should start in July 2017

2017 Paramedic class will graduate in July.

For training info, go to Contact Us:   Natasha West

We offer training to the general public as well as healthcare and EMS professionals. We have a dedicated full time Training Officer, full time Fire Service Training Officer, modern classrooms, and videoconferencing capability. As an American Heart Association Training Center for southern Oklahoma and North Texas, we offer the full range of AHA programs. We provide In-House EMS training including refresher training. We participate in the Distance Learning program of Kiamichi Vo-Tech, bringing their Paramedic Program to our facilities through two-way videoconference.

Fees for American Heart Association courses are set by Mercy Health-Love County as a Training Center, and not by AHA.

Courses for the general public include:

  • Heartsaver CPR - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation for Laypersons
  • Heartsaver AED - Automated External Defibrillator for Laypersons
  • Heartsaver First Aid - First Aid for the Layperson
  • Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid Pediatric First Aid

We also provide the clinical skills testing portion of any AHA online course.

Contact Natasha West for further information. Scholarships and discounts are available to Love County residents.

Courses for the healthcare professional include:

  • ACLS
  • PALS
  • Healthcare Provider (CPR)
  • Healthcare Provider renewals

Clinical Skills testing for computer based self training:

  • HeartCode ACLS Anywhere
  • Heartsaver AED Anytime
  • Heartsaver First Aid Online

Contact Natasha West for further information. Scholarships and discounts are available to Love County residents.

Courses in EMS education:

Paramedic Programs:

We participate in a distance learning program with Kiamichi Vo-Tech. Classes are held in our classrooms via two way teleconference. Skills are taught by our staff, and clinical hours are available here at Mercy Health-Love County as well as hospitals and EMS agencies throughout the state. College credit hours are earned through Oklahoma State University. The program starts each February and runs for 16 continuous months. Applicants must already hold EMT-Basic status.

2015 class graduates in June 2015.   The next class begins in February 2016.

EMT Program - Emergency Medical Technician

A  2014 course has been completed.  Another course should follow in summer 2015. 

For further information on future courses contact Natasha West, Training Officer, under Contact Us.

Emergency Medical Responder

Formerly known as First Responder, a Dept. of Transportation Course. For volunteer firefighters, law enforcement, and search and rescue personnel.  No course is currently scheduled. Refreshers were recently completed.

Contact Natasha West for further information. Scholarships and discounts are available to Love County residents.