NARMC donates two ambulances to Northark

Thu Apr 21, 2016 at 01:42 PM

NARMC ambulance donationNorth Arkansas Regional Medical Center (NARMC) has donated not just one, but two ambulances to the North Arkansas College (Northark) Emergency Medical Technician training program. One will be used outside of the classroom and one will serve to simulate an ambulance interior to practice real life experiences inside the classroom. 

NARMC closely partners with the College in various programs to help educate and train the workforce to fulfill their roles as two major economic engines in the local economy.

On Friday, April 15, NARMC and Northark personnel posed with the ambulance which will be co-branded with the NARMC and Northark logos. 

“We are so grateful to NARMC for their generous donation,” said K.C. Jones, emergency medical services instructor. “The addition of the ambulance for students to practice life-saving techniques in a real world setting to better prepare graduates as they enter the workforce. We thank our community partner NARMC for this opportunity.”

The EMT program provides training in patient assessment, treatments, packaging and disentanglement. The program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). Upon successful completion of the curriculum the student will be eligible to take the Arkansas State Practical Exam. In accordance of Arkansas EMS Law pass the Practical Exam permits the student to take the Nation Registry Exam.

Northark EMT graduates have a variety of job opportunities throughout the country. Many find employment locally at NARMC, Air Evac, Harrison Fire Department, US Armed Forces and many others.

Photo Cutline:  Shown left to right are: Scottie Trammell, NARMC operations manager, K.C. Jones, Northark director of emergency services and Dave Warmoth, NARMC EMS clinical education coordinator.

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