Immobilizing Patients Takes Patience

One of the most important aspects of providing emergency medical treatment is being able to safely move patients away from danger without causing further injury. This is why it is a reinforced science for Sampson Community College’s Emergency Medical students. “Learning spinal immobilization, used when there is a possibility of back or neck injury is…

EMS Students Experience UNC Trauma Day

Sampson Community College was the only community college whose students were invited to attend this year’s UNC Trauma Day Paramedic Competition in Durham. Emergency Medical Science students attended the event for the second year straight to learn through other avenues about the discipline. “This is a great experience for our students,” says Angela Magill, EMS…

New Course Offers Life-Saving Value

If you ever wanted to make a difference in people’s lives, your chance comes this Monday at Sampson Community College. SCC will begin Emergency Medical Responders classes and lessons learned could be the difference between life and death for someone in the future. EMR professionals provide lifesaving care to critical patients who access the emergency medical…

Emergency Workers 100% at SCC

[Clinton, N.C.] – Sampson Community College is serious about its health care programs. While nursing has been a jewel in the crown of SCC for some time already, emergency workers have a strong showing on campus as well. SCC’s first Emergency Medical Technician class under the Continuing Education umbrella graduated 100% on their North Carolina…

Ambulance to the Rescue at SCC

[Clinton, N.C.] – In the unfortunate event that you should ever need to call 911 in a life or death situation, it pays to have people show up who know how to help. Thanks to a donation made to Sampson Community College by Sampson County EMS. Now, the college has yet another tool to make…

Site Visit Bolsters SCC Programs

[Clinton, N.C.] – Students at Sampson Community College can rest assured the programs they take are in good hands as the college is in constant preparation to seek room for improvement. A recent invitation to the North Carolina Office of EMS (NC OEMS) for a site visit is a testament to that commitment. The NC…

SCC One of Two Selected for Advanced Training

[Clinton, N.C.] – Sampson Community College’s Basic EMT and first-year Paramedic students participated in the 29th Annual May Day Trauma Conference at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C. SCC EMT and Paramedic classes were invited exclusively along with Harnett Central High School to attend the event. May Day is a two-day conference…

Paramedic Program a Lifesaver for Students

Sampson Community College has a long history of sending out quality candidates to serve as first responders in their communities, Basic Law Enforcement Training being one of the most popular. Now, SCC is planning to send paramedics to the rescue with its Paramedic Curriculum Program. The course introduces the fundamental principles of pharmacology and medication…