Pender EMS and Fire
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The EMS Training Division for Pender EMS & Fire takes pride in advancing the knowledge and skills of our employees and volunteers. The division is currently led by Battalion Chief David Dudding. Branched within the Training Division is the Field Training Department. Each shift is designated with a Field Training Officer, responsible for the continued training and education of the employees during operations.

Training is conducted both online and in the class room setting. The EMS Training Division currently instructs BLS, ACLS, PALS, AMLS, and PHTLS throughout the year. Monthly continuing education is also provided through Centre learn objectives and with Core “hands-on” training at the stations. Each employee is given the best opportunity to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to maintaining skills and advancing their medical knowledge.



Advanced Education Teaching Institution

The mission of Pender EMS Advanced Education Teaching Institution is to provide initial and continuing education to all EMS providers in Pender County. The Training Division of Pender EMS and Fire will serve as the program administrator for the Advanced Education Institute. The Pender EMS Advanced Education Institute will provide up to date training on the latest information, technology, tools and services available through the classroom and field training setting. The training will meet or exceed the requirements of the North Carolina Office of EMS. Pender EMS and Fire is currently designated and approved as an Advanced Education Institution from the North Carolina Office of EMS. Our institution number is 71171.

Contact: Battalion Chief David A. Dudding


(910)675-9198 Ext. 103

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