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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

Emergency Department Observation

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

Scheduling Information

The following forms are required prior to scheduling clinical shifts.

2016 EMS Refresher Conference

January 28-30, 2016

For all levels of prehospital providers

Preconference course:

PHTLS Renewal, January 27, 8am-5pm

Additional courses during the conference:

CPR Renewal, January 28, 6pm-8pm

ACLS Renewal, January 28, 6pm-10pm

PALS Renewal, January 29, 6pm-10pm

Note: Paramedics, to receive a certificate for a 48-hour refresher, you must present a current card for PHTLS/ITLS, ACLS, and PALS/PEPP.

For more information, click here.

To register online, click here.

To print a registration form, click here.