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Cowley summer EMT class has 100% pass rate
EMT classEleven students successfully completed the Cowley College Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) class on July 30, 2015. The class, which began June 1st, had a 100% pass rate - meaning that every student that started the class also successfully completed it.
EMS faculty member Steven Storm was the primary instructor for the course.
Traditional EMT courses last 16 weeks and are taught during the spring and fall semesters. The summer EMT course covers the same competencies, content, and overall hours as traditional EMT classes, but does so in only eight weeks. read more

Cowley is only college in Kansas to offer The Difficult Airway course

Difficult Airway courseOne of the few paramedic programs in the nation and the only one in Kansas to offer The Difficult Airway course as part of its core curriculum, Cowley College conducted the intensive two-day, national level course designed for paramedics, critical care transport nurses, physicians and other advanced providers, May 19-20 in Arkansas City.

Fifty students are taking part in the course. Students are from Cowley College's paramedic program cohorts in Winfield and its online program, and are also from several different states and various service areas around the area.

The course is designed to help individuals learn the important airway algorithms and mnemonics. Individuals in the course are also using all of the proven airway devices in small group sessions, while practicing decision making and airway techniques in Code Airway Stations. read more

Paramedic program graduate excelling in EMS field

Josh AdcockJosh Adcock, a 2011 graduate of Cowley College’s paramedic program, was recently named the 2014 Muskogee County EMS Paramedic of the Year and Muskogee County EMS Employee of the Year.

Adcock is currently a paramedic supervisor at Muskogee County EMS. He also serves as a tactical (SWAT) medic and is a commissioned police officer. read more

Cowley hosts successful Health & Human Services Day
Learning about Cowley College’s exciting and dynamic educational programs, 80 individuals took part in the Health & Human Services Day event Wednesday at the school’s main campus in Arkansas City.
Participants had an opportunity to interact with faculty and current Cowley students, as well as explore hands-on displays from local employers.
Highlights included: Airbrush make-up demonstrations and tutorials, Criminal Justice state-of-the-art use of force simulator, CPR and medical simulation demonstrations, special effects makeup hands-on sessions, and a Controlled Force hand-to-hand defensive tactics exhibition. read more
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Cowley, the site of The Difficult Airway course
Difficult AirwayBeing one of only two paramedic programs in the nation to offer The Difficult Airway course as part of its core curriculum, Cowley College is conducting the intensive two-day, national level course designed for paramedics, critical care transport nurses, physicians and other advanced providers, Thursday and Friday in Arkansas City. read more

Students receive Pre-Hospital
Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support certificationA total of 36 paramedic students took part in the Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) certification program held Thursday at Cowley College’s main campus in Arkansas City and Friday at the school’s Allied Health Center in Winfield. read more
Students honored during Paramedic Program graduation
Paramedic Program graduation Graduation for nine students in Cowley College’s Paramedic Program was held Thursday, April 11 in the Earle N. Wright Community Room at the school’s main campus in Arkansas City. The program completed the AAS degree requirements for the graduates. read more
Cannon shares life saving tips to employees at Morton Buildings Inc
trainingChris Cannon, Department Chair of Health & Human Services and Director of EMS Education, taught a HeartSaver class to eight members of the Morton Buildings Inc. safety team Monday morning at Strother Field in Winfield. read more
Cowley hosting nationally recognized CCEMTP course
CCEMTP courseCowley College, in association with the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and Wichita’s Wesley Medical Center, is hosting the nationally recognized Critical Care Emergency Medical Transport Program June 4-15 in the Earle N. Wright Community Room. read more
Cowley offering EMT class at Wellington Fire and EMS Station
Cowley College is offering an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) class at the Wellington Fire and EMS Station. Classes begin August 16 and run through Dec. 13.
Classes will be held each Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The class is ideal for working adults. Chris Cannon, Allied Health Department Chair and Director of EMS Education, said the program attempts to offer the class in different communities. read more
Long Term Adult Health Care Administrator Training
(Nursing Home Administrator)
Learn more about the career opportunities available to graduates of this program.
Cowley's EMS Education receives high praise
The Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the EMS Profession recently conducted a site visit at Cowley College’s Allied Health Center in Winfield. The committee is recommending continued full accreditation without any progress reports for Cowley’s EMS Education. read more

Tactical Classes for EMS and Law Enforcement
Tactical Training
Cowley College’s Advanced Tactical EMS class is held every fall.