Barton Community College's annual Field Operations Day will be hosted on May 6, 2017.
Upcoming Events and Deadlines
Spring EMT Classes Begin: Jan 5
Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Jan 16
Last Day for Refund: Jan 20
Career Fair: March 1
Spring Break: March 20-24
Fall EMT & AEMT Enrollment Begins: April 11
Last Day for W on Transcript: April 5
Good Friday: April 14
Easter Monday: April 17
Jon Puryear @ GB: April 19 & 20
Barton Field Ops Day: May 6
Finals: May 8-11
Graduation & Paramedic Cording: May 12
Paramedic & EMT Testing: May 13
Memorial Day: May 29
Upcoming Paramedic Classes
Salina Hybrid - Application Deadline: May 1, 2017
Class: August 2017 - December 2018 - Thursdays 0800-1700
Great Bend/Grandview Plaza - Application Deadline: August 1, 2017
Class: January 2018 - May 2019 - Tuesdays 0800-1700
About EMS Education
The Emergency Medical Services Program offers coursework at all levels of pre-hospital emergency care. The program is designed to provide the necessary training to prepare you for the National Registry Exam for all levels of certification in the State of Kansas.
The program is also designed to meet not only the required continuing education requirements but also a variety of offerings intended to keep you current in the areas of patient care, equipment, techniques, and technology. The program is structured around the current National Standard curriculum and is nationally recognized.
Why Barton EMS
- Barton offers course work at all levels of prehospital emergency care
- EMR, EMT, AEMT, and Paramedic
- Barton also offers all levels of education classes
- TO I, TO II, and Instructor/Coordinator certification
- Barton focuses on rural and hard to reach students
- Barton EMS Education has the largest geographical area of any community college in Kansas; making education convenient and accessible
- Classes are offered at a variety of sites for training and multiple start dates for student convenience
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - 12 credit hr
We offer EMT classes each spring and fall semester at both our Great Bend & Grandview Plaza campus. No pre-requisites are required. Student must be 17 years or older to test for certification and have no felonies on record. Enrollment opens up on April 11th for fall 2017 classes and November 1st for spring 2018 classes. See fall 2017 EMT flyer for more information or contact Ashlie Thomas at 620-792-9341 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Are you a high school student interested in taking this course? The Kansas Senate passed Senate Bill 155 in May 2012. This bill authorizes the state of Kansas to pay tuition charges for high school students taking specific tiered Career Technical Courses. Therefore, courses designated as SB155 will be available to high school students at no cost except textbook and program fees, as applicable. See fall 2017 high school EMT flyer for more information or contact Ashlie Thomas at 620-792-9341 or email@example.com.
Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) - 10 credit hr
We offer AEMT classes at both our Great Bend & Grandview Plaza campus. Student must be a certified Kansas Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), with no additional pre-requisites required. Student must be 17 years or older to test for certification and have no felonies on record. Enrollment for fall classes will open up on April 11th. See fall 2017 AEMT flyer for more information or contact Ashlie Thomas at 620-792-9341 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Paramedic Program - Associate of Applied Science Degree
Below are all the forms needed in order to apply for the paramedic program. Please mail completed applications before the deadline listed above. If you have any questions call Ashlie Thomas at (620) 792-9341 or email email@example.com.
Student must be a certified Kansas Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT). Must complete all general education requirements. Student must be 17 years or older to test for certification and have no felonies on record. Must complete and pass Paramedic entrance application and interview process.
Barton Community College
Attn: Ashlie Thomas
245 NE 30th Rd
Great Bend, KS 67530
Paramedic Program Outcomes Report
|1st Time Pass Rate||73%||79%||78%|
|Overall Pass Rate||82%||95%||89%|
Training Officer I (TO I) - 1 hr
Barton offers TO I classes each spring semester. Must be certified Kansas Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or higher. For enrollment or more information, contact Ashlie Thomas at 620-792-9341 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Training Officer II (TO II) - 2 hrs
Barton offers TO II classes each spring semester. Must be certified Kansas Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or higher and TO I certified. For enrollment or more information, contact Ashlie Thomas at 620-792-9341 or email@example.com.
EMS Instructor Coordinator (IC) - 9 hrs
Barton follows our spring TO I & TO II classes with an IC course in the fall semester. Must be certified Kansas Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or higher and TO II certified. For enrollment or more information, contact Ashlie Thomas at 620-792-9341 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Outreach & Transfer
K-State at Barton
Emergency Medical Services - Paramedic and Technology Management
Emergency Medical Services Certificates
Instructor/Coordinator (IC) - 9 hours
Training Officer I (TO-1) - 1 hour
Training Officer II (TO-2) - 2 hours
Emergency Medical Technician - 12 hours
Advanced Emergency Medical Technician - 10 hours
Emergency Medical Responder - 7 hours
Emergency Medical Services Paramedic - 52 hours
College to University
Barton has agreements with four year colleges that specifically direct your studies in certain programs for seamless transition from Barton to the transfer school. If you plan to attend Barton and then transfer to a four-year school, please consult with your advisor regarding classes to take at Barton to help you in a smooth transition to your four-year transfer school. Students should also contact the college/university to where they are transferring concerning degree requirements within the appropriate department or college.
"The Barton Community College paramedic program is accredited by the Commission on
Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
(www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on
Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical
Services Professions (CoAEMSP).
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
To contact CoAEMSP:
8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088