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Welcome to the Great Plains Region

From frontier to urban, from the Rockies to the Mississippi, EMS systems throughout the Great Plains Region are very diverse. Despite the differences, we share the same need for high quality education. The School of EMS, formerly part of the Avera McKennan Healthcare System, has been providing superior education across our region since 1975.

Located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the School of EMS offers a variety of class formats to meet the needs of our students, including live traditional, live video conference, and online/hybrid courses. Whether your goal is to serve your community as a volunteer or to start a new career path, our faculty is excited to have you as part of our EMS family. Call, email, or drop by. We are happy to answer your questions.

Please call 888-390-5081 or email info@schoolofems.org for more information.

South Dakota - Student Success Averages

 2017 OutcomesCAAHEP Threshhold
Pass rate NREMT written95.5%CAAHEP Threshold70%
Student retention72.4%CAAHEP Threshold70%
Positive placement95.5%CAAHEP Threshold70%

Welcome to the Great Plains Region

From frontier to urban, from the Rockies to the Mississippi, EMS systems throughout the Great Plains Region are very diverse. Despite the differences, we share the same need for high quality education. The School of EMS, formerly part of the Avera McKennan Healthcare System, has been providing superior education across our region since 1975.

Located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the School of EMS offers a variety of class formats to meet the needs of our students, including live traditional, live video conference, and online/hybrid courses. Whether your goal is to serve your community as a volunteer or to start a new career path, our faculty is excited to have you as part of our EMS family. Call, email, or drop by. We are happy to answer your questions.

Please call 888-390-5081 or email info@schoolofems.org for more information.

South Dakota - Student Success Averages

 2017 OutcomesCAAHEP Threshhold
Pass rate NREMT written95.5%CAAHEP Threshold70%
Student retention72.4%CAAHEP Threshold70%
Positive placement95.5%CAAHEP Threshold70%

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EMT

Emergency Medical Technician

EMR

Emergency Medical Responder
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