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Emergency Department Observation

Avera McKennan School of EMS, and Avera McKennan Hospital and University Health Center recognize the importance of quality clinical residency for the EMT student. The following guidelines have been established for EMT students during their time in the Emergency Department. Welcome, and thank you for adhering to these requirements.

Before Scheduling Your ED Clinical Rotation

No clinical shifts will be scheduled until the student’s clinical forms have been completed and submitted. They can be submitted in either of the following ways:


Fax: (605) 322-2090

Mail: Julie Swenson
Avera McKennan School of EMS
1325 South Cliff Avenue
PO Box 5045
Sioux Falls SD 57117-5045

View scheduling information.

The following forms are required prior to scheduling clinical shifts.

Contact the School of EMS

Have a question or need more information? Call us at 605-322-2086, contact us online or find location and mailing details.

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Save the Date!

2017 EMS Refresher Conference

January 26 - 28, 2017, 0800-1700

  • Preconference PHTLS Refresher January 25, 0800-1700
  • CPR Renewal January 26, 1800-1900
  • ACLS Renewal January 26, 1800-2200
  • PALS Renewal January 27, 1800-2200

Registration will open in December.

Registration Info

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