Courses

Parks, Landscapes, and Trail Maintenance Techniques

This course covers park, recreation, and trail maintenance techniques for recreational land and sustainable, traditional natural surface trails using hand tools and mechanized equipment. Emphasis is placed on the use of the required tools used for the maintenance of recreational sites. Upon completion, students should be able to use a variety of hand tools and  Read More

Recreation Structures Construction Techniques

This course covers construction techniques used for parks and outdoor recreation structures and infrastructures. Emphasis is placed on the use of the required tools used for the construction of recreational structures. Upon completion, students should be able to use a variety of hand tools and mechanized equipment to construct or repair recreational structures and shelters.

Environmental Planning, Design, and Layout

This course covers planning, design, and layout of outdoor recreational and leisure infrastructure projects for multiple uses. Topics include desktop planning, field design and layout, and corridor and pin flagging of sites and trail plans. Upon completion, students should be able to read and utilize various types of maps and layouts for planning and design  Read More

Introduction to Environmental Planning and Development

This course introduces the history, philosophy, and current trends in environmental planning, development, and land use management. Topics include the history and principles of environmental planning, regional planning, natural systems, community partnerships, and local policies and procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to clearly articulate the key issues and background information in environmental planning  Read More

EMS Capstone

This course provides an opportunity to demonstrate problem-solving skills as a team leader in simulated patient scenarios and is required for paramedic certification. Emphasis is placed on critical thinking, integration of didactic and psychomotor skills, and effective performance in simulated emergency situations. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and appropriately respond to a  Read More

Life Span Emergencies

This course covers medical/ethical/legal issues and the spectrum of age-specific emergencies from conception through death required for paramedic certification. Topics include gynecological, obstetrical, neonatal, pediatric, and geriatric emergencies and pharmacological therapeutics. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and treat age-specific emergencies.

Trauma Emergencies

This course provides in-depth study of trauma including pharmacological interventions for conditions frequently encountered in the prehospital setting and is required for paramedic certification. Topics include an overview of thoracic, abdominal, genitourinary, orthopedic, neurological, and multi-system trauma, soft tissue trauma of the head, neck, and face as well as environmental emergencies. Upon completion, students should  Read More

Medical Emergencies

This course provides an in-depth study of medical conditions frequently encountered in the prehospital setting and is required for paramedic certification. Topics include appropriate interventions/treatments for disorders/diseases/injuries affecting the following systems: respiratory, neurological, abdominal/gastrointestinal, endocrine, genitourinary, musculoskeletal, and immunological as well as toxicology, infectious diseases and diseases of the eyes, ears, nose and throat. Upon  Read More

EMS Clinical Practicum IV

This course provides clinical experiences in the hospital and/or field. Emphasis is placed on mastering the skills/competencies required of the paramedic providing advanced-level care. Upon completion, students should be able to provide advanced-level patient care as an entry-level paramedic

Patients W/ Special Challenges

This course includes concepts of crisis intervention and techniques of interacting with patients with special challenges and is required for paramedic certification. Topics include appropriate intervention and interaction for neglected, abused, terminally ill, chronically ill, technology assisted, bariatric, physically challenged, mentally challenged, or assaulted patients as well as behavioral emergencies. Upon completion, students should be  Read More

EMS Clinical Practicum III

This course provides clinical experiences in the hospital and/or field. Emphasis is placed on enhancing the students’ skills and abilities in providing advanced-level care. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate continued progress in advanced-level patient care.

EMS Clinical Practicum II

This course provides clinical experiences in the hospital and/or field. Emphasis is placed on increasing the proficiency of students’ skills and abilities in patient assessments and the delivery of care. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate continued progress in advanced-level patient care.

Cardiology II

This course provides an in-depth study of cardiovascular emergencies and is required for paramedic certification. Topics include assessment and treatment of cardiac emergencies, cardiac pharmacology, and patient care. Upon completion, students should be able to manage the cardiac patient.

Cardiology I

This course introduces the study of cardiovascular emergencies and is required for paramedic certification. Topics include anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, electrophysiology, and rhythm interpretation. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and interpret rhythms.

Advanced Airway Management

This course is designed to provide advanced airway management techniques and is required for paramedic certification. Topics must meet current guidelines for advanced airway management in the pre-hospital setting. Upon completion, students should be able to properly utilize all airway adjuncts and pharmacology associated with airway control and maintenance.

Pharmacology

This course introduces the fundamental principles of pharmacology and medication administration and is required for paramedic certification. Topics include medical terminology, pharmacological concepts, weights, measures, drug calculations, vascular access for fluids and medication administration and legislation. Upon completion, students should be able to accurately calculate drug dosages, properly administer medications, and demonstrate general knowledge of  Read More

EMS Clinical Practicum I

This course provides the introductory hospital clinical experience for the paramedic student. Emphasis is placed on mastering fundamental paramedic skills. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competency with fundamental paramedic level skills.

EMT

This course introduces basic emergency medical care. Topics include preparatory, airway, patient assessment, medical emergencies, trauma, infants and children, and operations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve North Carolina State or National Registry EMT certification.

Career Preparation

This course provides an overview of respiratory therapy concepts in preparation for credentialing exam. Emphasis is placed on registry preparation. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of respiratory therapy and be prepared for successful completion of the credentialing process.

RCP Clinical Practice IV

This course provides advanced practitioner clinical experience. Emphasis is placed on therapeutic and diagnostic patient care. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate clinical competence in required performance evaluations.
Address

Rockingham Community College
PO Box 38
215 Wrenn Memorial Rd.
Wentworth, NC 27375

Hours

Monday to Thursday:
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Contact

336-342-4261
336-349-9986 (fax)
info@rockinghamcc.edu