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Education and Training


Laurens County EMS dedicates itself in providing the best possible clinical training to all employees. In-service training sessions are offered four times a month to allow employees the option of maintaining state and national certifications through the SC DHEC IST program. In addition, the education department offers additional classes to help meet recertification requirements and provide additional knowledge in specialized areas of patient care.


Additional Course Offerings:

Healthcare Provider

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Pediatric Advanced Life Support

Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support

Advanced Medical Life Support

Advanced Stroke Life Support

12 & 15 Lead EKG

Rapid Sequence Intubation

Emergency Medical Technician - Basic

DOT First Responder




Continuing education is essential for any one in the world of pre-hospital patient care. We pride ourselves in offering tuition assistance and educational leave compensation to any qualifying employee who wishes to seek professional degrees, certifications in specialized fields, or general knowledge courses related to the EMS profession.

The Training Department also assists the various surrounding colleges and EMS councils through our field student internship program. All levels of EMT's are required by DHEC to have documented ride time with experienced Paramedics in the field.

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Contact Information

Capt. Chad Beam
Education Coordinator


PO BOX 391
Laurens, SC 29360

864-984-1497  Office
864-984-9466     Fax

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