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Anatomy of a Mountain Rescue Guest Lecture

Dartmouth EMS will be hosting a guest lecture by Bill Kane on September 20th 2016 about the anatomy of a mountain rescue. It will be a teaching story of how a SAR mission is planned and carried out, using one of the most high-profile missions in New England history as the backdrop. All are welcome and admission is free.

Bill Kane is a former team leader of the Mountain Rescue of NH, a career EMS provider and instructor, and will be teaching a Wilderness EMT course through Dartmouth EMS this winter.

Basic information and informational poster:
September 20th, 2016 7:00-8:30pm
Dartmouth College
Haldeman Hall, Room 041 (29 North Main Street, Hanover NH)

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Emergency Medical Technician Courses:


Dartmouth EMS will be sponsoring at least one EMT course during the 2016-2017 academic year. One will be a condensed W-EMT course occurring during winterim (late November to mid-December). The second may be a course that takes place during the winter and spring terms. More than one course will only be put on if there is sufficient interest.

Registration for the first of the two EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) courses that Dartmouth EMS will offer this coming year is now open!

Registration is open to anyone, including students, faculty, staff, and community members.

Screen Shot 2016-07-12 at 8.42.56 PMWinter Interim “Winterim” EMT Course:

The basic information about the first course is as follows. Much more detailed information is included on the information sheet (TKS Wilderness EMT Course Info Sheet) and the poster (TKS WEMT Poster).

Course #1: Winterim Wilderness-EMT course
Taught by: The Kane Schools of Wild and Rescue Medicine
Location: Dartmouth College campus
Dates: 11/28/16 to 12/17/16
Class Times: 6 days per week from about 9am-5pm (Sundays off) with some evening classes as well. Ride-alongs will be offered during the evenings and on Sundays.
Certifications upon successful completion of course and exams: Wilderness EMT, EMT from National Registry of EMTs and CPR for the Healthcare Provider.
Cost: Max of $1,995 (deposit of $1,000) with multiple potential discounts and payment options. Total can be as low as $1,745 depending on enrollment.
Other: No food included in cost of course. Winterim housing is available to Dartmouth students who are enrolled in classes during 16F and/or 17W. To learn more about interim housing go to: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~orl/housing/separate/interim.html Parking is available.
Registration: Follow the instructions on the course application. There are limited spots in the course. Discount for registering by August 5th – info on this and other discounts on TKS Wilderness EMT Course Info SheetLink to course application: The KANE Schools Course Application

If you know you want to and can take the course, we highly encourage you to register ASAP to make sure you get a spot and take advantage of the early registration discount (details on attached info sheet).

Please note that there are cancellation fees.You will get your deposit back minus:
$300 if you withdraw before 9/15
$500 if you withdraw between 9/15 and 10/28
$700 if you withdraw after 10/28

Most questions about course #1 should be directed to the email on the info sheet. If the questions are related to D-EMS or Dartmouth, you can contact Ian Speers (ipspeers@gmail.com).

Winter-Spring EMT Course:

We are currently soliciting interest in this course that may take place during the 2016 winter and spring terms:

Schedule: A part-time course starting on or after January 4th and finishing on or before May 30th, 2016 with online as well as Saturday classes. Ride-alongs would be offered during the course.

Certifications upon successful completion of course and exams include: EMT from National Registry of EMTs and CPR for the Healthcare Provider.

Cost: Max of $1,700 with discount options. No food or housing included in cost of course.

If you are are interested, please email ipspeers@gmail.com