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Avera McKennan School of EMS

Physical Location:
3936 S Western Ave
Mailing Address:
1325 S Cliff Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57117-5045

EMS Class Schedule

Call 605-322-2086 for information about registration and fees. Or access and print our EMS class registration forms found in the right column on this page.

Please note, all classes are at Avera McKennan School of EMS in Sioux Falls unless otherwise noted. Class times are listed in Central Time.


Emergency Medical Technician 

2016 Summer EMT Class

If you are a motivated student and do well with self-instruction, this is the class for you! This is not our traditional class. You will spend much of your class time applying the knowledge that you have acquired through self-directed learning.

Start Date:  Monday, June 6, 2016 at 9am

Healthcare Provider CPR Class (optional): June 15 at 9am

Completion Date:  July 15, 2016

Class Days/ Times: Monday – Friday, 9am – 4pm

Class Location: Avera McKennan School of EMS, 3936 S. Western



  • Daytime Course: A 10-month program beginning September, 2016. Classes are Monday - Friday, 9 AM - 4 PM
  • Evening Course: A 12-month program beginning February, 2017. Classes are on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-10pm, with occasional Saturdays.
  • Prerequisite: EMT


Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)

For Prehospital Providers only

  • November 18 & 19

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

For Prehospital Providers only

  • October 6, 7 & 8
  • April 4 & 6

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

For Prehospital Providers only

  • February 15 & 17

Advanced Medical Life Support (AMLS)

For Prehospital Providers only

  • March 23 & 24

CPR for Healthcare Providers Initial Class

  • June 15, 9am