Class Schedule

St. Charles County Ambulance District is a recognized leader in EMS Education in the metropolitan St. Louis and St. Charles County region.  The Training center conducts entry-level EMT and Paramedic programs, EMS continuing education, and American Heart Association training, and much, much more. 

As an authorized American Heart Association training center, SCCAD offers community and professional CPR training, as well as advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) certification. AHA Instructor training is also available.

Other programs of note include Prehospital Trauma Life Support, Advanced Medical Life Support, & Escaping Violent Encounters (Defensive Tactics for EMS, Fire, & other Healthcare Providers).

Our Training Center staff take great pride in providing you with training that raises the bar on emergency medical education!

Committed to Excellence 

This Heartsaver CPR Instructor Course is designed to prepare individuals to become instructors for "Heartsaver CPR" classes (not Healthcare Provider level classes)

Course Prerequisites: 

  • Be accepted into an AHA Training Center prior to coming to class. Authorization must be granted by the TC's Coordinator on a case-by-case basis. To align with SCCAD, you must meet select criteria (see below)**
  • A current AHA CPR Provider card
  • Registered with the AHA Instructor Network (see instructions at https://www.sccad.com/pdfs/InstructorNetwork.pdf)
  • If you received your PROVIDER card before February 15, 2016, you must also complete the "Heartsaver 2015 Instructor Update," which you can access from the AHA Instructor Network homepage, after you have registered (these updates are free of charge). Print a copy of the completion certificate and bring it to class.
  • If you have a "Heartsaver" CPR provider card you will be issued a Heartsaver instructor card upon successful completion of all course requirements. At that time, you will only be authorized to teach Heartsaver courses.

 

Instructor candidates are responsible for acquiring their own instructor manuals. THE MANUALS MUST BE BROUGHT TO THE CLASSROOM SESSION IN ORDER TO BE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE AN AHA CPR INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION CARD. 

The required books for a Heartsaver instructor are:

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Instructor Manual 2015 - Item #: 15-1023    ISBN: 978-1-61669-430-2

Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Instructor Manual 2015 -  Item #: 15-1039   ISBN: 978-1-61669-432-6

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Student Workbook 2015 - Item #: 15-1018   ISBN: 978-1-61669-424-1

Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Student Workbook 2015 - Item #: 15-1038   ISBN: 978-1-61669-425-8

 

Instructor manuals are available through a variety of sources. These are authorized AHA distributors: 

Channing Bete Company

Phone: 800-611-6083

aha.channing-bete.com

Laerdal Medical Corporation

Phone: 888-562-4242

laerdal.com

WorldPoint ECC, Inc.

Phone: 888-322-8350

eWorldPoint.com

Successful Completion: 

After completion of the classroom instruction the candidate must be monitored while teaching a CPR provider or renewal class before an instructor card will be issued. This monitoring must occur within 6 months of taking the instructor class.

Course recognition is 2 years from the date of the classroom portion of the course. The instructor card supersedes the provider card.  

 

**Please note:  If you do not plan to teach primarily within St. Charles County (i.e., approx. 90% of your classes), you will need to align as an instructor with another AHA training center prior to attending the class. When you come to class, please bring your Training Center's address and the name of their TC Coordinator.

This Heartsaver CPR Instructor Renewal Course is designed to recertify existing Heartsaver Instructors who have met the requirements to continue teaching all "Heartsaver CPR and First Aid" classes (not BLS classes).

 

Course Prerequisites: 

  • Be accepted into an AHA Training Center**
  • A current AHA Heartsaver Instructor card*
  • Verification of teaching at least 4 classes during the previous certification period. No Exceptions!
  • Registered with the AHA Instructor Network (see instructions at https://www.sccad.com/pdfs/InstructorNetwork.pdf)  
    • You must bring your Instructor ID # to class. If you have forgotten your number, call 1-877-242-4277. Do not create a new instructor account!
  • If you received your last PROVIDER or INSTRUCTOR card before February 15, 2016, you must complete the "Heartsaver 2015 Instructor Update," which you can access from the AHA Instructor Network homepage at www.ahainstructornetwork.com.  These updates are free of charge. Print a copy of the completion certificate and bring it to class.

Instructor candidates are responsible for acquiring their own instructor manuals. It is also recommended that you purchase the latest version of the provider manuals. THE INSTRUCTOR MANUALS MUST BE BROUGHT TO CLASS IN ORDER FOR YOU TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR RE-CERTIFICATION. 

The required books for a Heartsaver instructor are:

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Instructor Manual 2015 - Item #: 15-1023    ISBN: 978-1-61669-430-2

Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Instructor Manual 2015 -  Item #: 15-1039   ISBN: 978-1-61669-432-6

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Student Workbook 2015 - Item #: 15-1018   ISBN: 978-1-61669-424-1

Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Student Workbook 2015 - Item #: 15-1038   ISBN: 978-1-61669-425-8

 

Instructor manuals are available through a variety of sources. These are authorized AHA distributors: 

Channing Bete Company

Phone: 800-611-6083

aha.channing-bete.com

Laerdal Medical Corporation

Phone: 888-562-4242

laerdal.com

WorldPoint ECC, Inc.

Phone: 888-322-8350

eWorldPoint.com

 

 

Successful Completion: 

  • Attend the instructor renewal course
  • Demonstrate provider skills
  • Pass the instructor written examination
  • Successfully evaluate another student
  • Provide the Coordinator with a copy of your 2015 Instructor Update certificate (as required per the AHA).

Course recognition is 2 years from the date of the classroom course. The instructor card supersedes the provider card.

 

 

**Please note:  If you do not plan to teach primarily within St. Charles County (i.e., approx. 90% of your classes), you will need to be aligned as an instructor with another AHA training center prior to attending the class. When you come to class, please bring your Training Center's address and the name of their TC Coordinator.

This course is designed for healthcare professionals and other personnel who need to know how to perform CPR and other basic cardiovascular life support skills in a wide variety of in- and out- of hospital settings.

 

This audience includes nurses, physicians, EMS professionals, students in a healthcare program at a university/college, allied health professionals (physical therapists, occupational therapist, athletic trainers, etc.), and others who may need training in basic life support skills. 

 

Content taught in the BLS Provider Course (formerly called "BLS for Healthcare Providers") includes:

·         Critical concepts of high-quality CPR

·         The AHA Chain of Survival

·         1-Rescuer CPR/AED for Adult/Child/Infant

·         2-Rescuer CPR/AED for Adult/Child/Infant

·         Differences between Adult, Child and Infant rescue techniques

·         Bag-mask techniques for Adult, Child and Infant

·         Rescue breathing for Adult, Child and Infant

·         Relief of choking for Adult, Child and Infant

·         CPR with an advanced airway

 

Students are responsible for acquiring their own textbook. THE PRINT EDITION OR EBOOK MUST BE BROUGHT TO THE CLASSROOM SESSION IN ORDER TO BE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE AN AHA BLS HEALTHCARE PROVIDER CERTIFICATION CARD.

 

The required textbook is BLS Provider  Product Code:  15-1010  ISBN: 978-1-61669-407-4

Textbooks are available through a variety of sources (see below).

Ebooks are also available through the vendors listed below, or at  http://eBooks.heart.org The eBooks are the same price as the print edition…but without the shipping costs. These are available online, offline, iPad, and Android.  The eBook is ISBN:  978-1-61669-410-4    Product Code :  15-3102.

Access Codes for eBooks may also be purchased through the US AHA Distributors. Access Codes are then redeemed at the AHA eBooks Store.

These are authorized AHA distributors: 

Channing Bete Company

Phone: 800-611-6083

aha.channing-bete.com

Laerdal Medical Corporation

Phone: 888-562-4242

laerdal.com

WorldPoint ECC, Inc.

Phone: 888-322-8350

eWorldPoint.com

 

Successful completion of this course requires passing the closed-book written examination with a minimum score of 84% and successfully demonstrating competency performing the following skills:

·         1 and 2-Rescuer Adult (includes mouth to mask, AED use, and use of a bag-mask device)

·         1 and 2-Rescuer Infant (includes mouth to mask, AED use, and use of a bag-mask device)

 

The BLS Provider course recognition period is two years and meets one component of re-licensure as recognized by the State of Missouri.

This BLS Instructor Course is designed to prepare individuals to become instructors for "BLS" as well as all "Heartsaver" CPR and First Aid classes.

Course Prerequisites:

  • Be accepted into an AHA Training Center.**
  • A current AHA BLS Provider card*
  • Verification of teaching at least 4 classes during the previous certification period. No Exceptions!
  • Registered with the AHA Instructor Network (see instructions at https://www.sccad.com/pdfs/InstructorNetwork.pdf)  
    • After registering on the Instructor Network, you will receive your Instructor ID number. You must bring this number to class.
  • If you received your last PROVIDER card before February 15, 2016, you must also complete the "BLS 2015 Instructor Update," as well as the "Heartsaver 2015 Instructor Update," which you can access from the AHA Instructor Network homepage at www.ahainstructornetwork.com.  These updates are free of charge. Print a copy of the completion certificates and bring them to class.

 

Instructor candidates are responsible for acquiring their own instructor manuals. THE MANUALS MUST BE BROUGHT TO THE CLASSROOM SESSION IN ORDER TO BE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE AN AHA CPR INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION CARD. 

The required books for a BLS instructor are:

BLS Instructor Manual 2015 - Item #: 15-1009   ISBN: 978-1-1-61669-406-7

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Instructor Manual 2015 - Item #: 15-1023    ISBN: 978-1-61669-430-2

Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Instructor Manual 2015 -  Item #: 15-1039   ISBN: 978-1-61669-432-6

We also recommend that you purchase the up-to-date BLS Provider Manual 2015 - Item #: 15-1010   ISBN: 978-1-61669-407-4

 

 

Instructor manuals are available through a variety of sources. These are authorized AHA distributors: 

Channing Bete Company

Phone: 800-611-6083

aha.channing-bete.com

Laerdal Medical Corporation

Phone: 888-562-4242

laerdal.com

WorldPoint ECC, Inc.

Phone: 888-322-8350

eWorldPoint.com

Successful Completion: 

After completion of the classroom instruction the candidate must be monitored while teaching a CPR provider or renewal class before an instructor card will be issued. This monitoring must occur within 6 months of taking the instructor class.

Course recognition is 2 years from the date of the classroom portion of the course. The instructor card supersedes the provider card.

**Please note:  If you do not plan to teach primarily within St. Charles County (i.e., approx. 90% of your classes), you will need to align as an instructor with another AHA training center prior to attending the class. When you come to class, please bring your Training Center's address and the name of their TC Coordinator.

 

This BLS CPR Instructor Renewal Course is designed to recertify existing BLS Instructors who have met the requirements to continue teaching all "BLS and Heartsaver CPR and First Aid" classes.

Course Prerequisites: 

  • Be accepted into an AHA Training Center**
  • A current AHA BLS Instructor card*
  • Verification of teaching at least 4 classes during the previous certification period. No Exceptions!
  • Registered with the AHA Instructor Network (see instructions at https://www.sccad.com/pdfs/InstructorNetwork.pdf)  
    • You must bring your Instructor ID # to class. If you have forgotten your number, call 1-877-242-4277. Do not create a new instructor account!
  • If you received your last PROVIDER or INSTRUCTOR card before February 15, 2016, you must also complete the "BLS" and "Heartsaver" 2015 Instructor Updates," both of which you can access from the AHA Instructor Network homepage at www.ahainstructornetwork.com.  These updates are free of charge. Print a copy of the completion certificates and bring them to class.

Instructor candidates are responsible for acquiring their own instructor manuals (must be the latest edition, having the new guidelines). It is also recommended that you purchase the latest version of the provider manuals. THE INSTRUCTOR MANUALS MUST BE BROUGHT TO CLASS IN ORDER FOR YOU TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR RE-CERTIFICATION. 

The required books for a BLS instructor are:

BLS Instructor Manual 2015 - Item #: 15-1009   ISBN: 978-1-1-61669-406-7

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Instructor Manual 2015 - Item #: 15-1023    ISBN: 978-1-61669-430-2

Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Instructor Manual 2015 -  Item #: 15-1039   ISBN: 978-1-61669-432-6

We also recommend that you have the most up-to-date copies of:

BLS Provider Manual 2015 - Item #: 15-1010   ISBN: 978-1-61669-407-4

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Student Workbook 2015 - Item #: 15-1018   ISBN: 978-1-61669-424-1

Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Student Workbook 2015 - Item #: 15-1038   ISBN: 978-1-61669-425-8

 

Instructor manuals are available through a variety of sources. These are authorized AHA distributors: 

Channing Bete Company

Phone: 800-611-6083

aha.channing-bete.com

Laerdal Medical Corporation

Phone: 888-562-4242

laerdal.com

WorldPoint ECC, Inc.

Phone: 888-322-8350

eWorldPoint.com

 

 

Successful Completion: 

  • Attend the instructor renewal course
  • Demonstrate provider skills
  • Pass the instructor written examination
  • Pass the BLS Provider written examination
  • Successfully evaluate another student
  • Provide the Coordinator with a copy of your 2015 Instructor Update certificate (as required per the AHA).

Course recognition is 2 years from the date of the classroom course. The instructor card supersedes the provider card.

 

**Please note:  If you do not plan to teach primarily within St. Charles County (i.e., approx. 90% of your classes), you will need to align as an instructor with another AHA training center prior to attending the class. Alignment is considered on a case-by-case basis. When you come to class, please bring your Training Center's address and the name of their TC Coordinator.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies.

This includes personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units such as physicians, nurses, and paramedics, as well as others who need an ACLS course completion card for job or other requirements.

This classroom, video-based, Instructor-led course builds on the foundation of lifesaving BLS for Healthcare Providers skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR. This advanced course highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care and immediate post-cardiac arrest care. ACLS also covers airway management and related pharmacology.

 

 

Course Completion Testing:

You are required to pass a closed book written examination with a minimum score of 84%. You are also required to successfully complete one Megacode skills test as the team leader. You may use the cards that come with your provider manual and/or the 2015 Handbook of Emergency Cardiovascular Care for Healthcare Providers as reference guides during the megacode station.

 

Provider Manual: You are responsible for acquiring your own textbook and bringing it to class.

The required textbook or eBook (your choice) is
ACLS Provider Manual 2015 - Item #: 15-1005 ISBN: 978-1-61669-400-5
ACLS Provider Manual 2015 eBook - Item #: 15-3100

 

Authorized AHA distributors:

Channing Bete Company

Phone: 800-611-6083

aha.channing-bete.com

 

Laerdal Medical Corporation

Phone: 888-562-4242

laerdal.com

 

WorldPoint ECC, Inc.

Phone: 888-322-8350

eWorldPoint.com

 

Precourse Requirements:

Copies of your unexpired ACLS and BLS Provider cards.

The Precourse Self-Assessment is MANDATORY.

To prepare for the course, the self-assessment modules must be completed on the AHA Student Website. The web address and access code are in your ACLS provider manual. You MUST complete the assessments with a score of 70% or higher before coming to class, and you must BRING COPIES OF YOUR COMPLETION CERTIFICATES and present them to your instructor at the beginning of the class!

• Watch the ACLS 2015 Science Overview Video and review the CPR and AED Skills Video on the AHA Student Website. You will be tested on 1-rescuer adult CPR and AED skills at the beginning of the ACLS Provider Course.

• Review and understand the information in your ACLS Provider Manual. Pay particular attention to the 10 cases in Part 5.

Failure to complete all mandatory precourse assignments will result in immediate expulsion from the class, without exception**

 

What This Course Does Not Teach:

You will not be taught how to perform CPR, use an AED, interpret ECGs, or pharmacology dynamics. If you do not learn and understand this information from the ACLS textbook or AHA Student Website, it is recommended to study supplementary resources on the AHA Student Website prior to attending.

Physical Limitations: If you have any physical limitations which may impair your ability to perform any of the skills (e.g., continuous and effective chest compressions), please inform your the course coordinator, Debbie Petty as soon as possible at dpetty@sccad.com. She will work to accommodate your needs as much as possible within AHA requirements.

 

AHA Completion Cards and Course Certificates:

SCCAD will process AHA provider cards and course completion certificates within 20 days of the completion of this course.

The ACLS provider course recognition period is two years and meets one component of re-licensure as recognized by the State of Missouri.

 

If you have any questions or concerns please contact Debbie Petty at dpetty@sccad.com .

We look forward to seeing you and hope that you find this course a valuable learning experience!

St. Charles County Ambulance District Training Staff

 

** The completion of the Pre-course Self-Assessment modules is required by AHA guidelines, and is therefore mandatory prior to attending class. In order for SCCAD to be compliant with AHA requirementss, no exceptions will be made.

This class offers an alternative to the standard ACLS Provider Renewal course. It is designed to enhance the learning and educational experience for ACLS providers who have renewed several times and use their skills routinely.

Designed for ACLS seasoned healthcare providers who are proficient in performing BLS and ACLS skills, reading and interpreting ECGs, and understanding ACLS pharmacology and who regularly lead or participate in emergency assessment and treatment of pre-arrest, arrest or post-arrest patients. This audience includes physicians, paramedics and emergency department or critical care nurses.

The goal of the course is to improve outcomes in complex cardiovascular, respiratory and other (eg, metabolic, toxicologic) emergencies by expanding on core ACLS guidelines and encouraging critical thinking and decision making strategies. Through instruction and active participation in case-based scenarios, learners enhance their skills in the differential diagnosis and treatment of pre-arrest, arrest and post-arrest patients. 

This fast paced course starts out with core ACLS skills and megacode testing and progresses through four core learning stations: cardiovascular, pharmacology/toxicology, respiratory/metabolic, and post cardiac arrest care. 

Students are responsible for acquiring their own textbook. THE PRINT EDITION OR EBOOK TEXT MUST BE BROUGHT TO THE CLASSROOM SESSION IN ORDER TO BE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE AN AHA ACLS EXPERIENCED PROVIDER CERTIFICATION CARD. 

The required textbook is ACLS for Experienced Providers - ISBN 9781616693138.

Students may also use the 2015 Handbook of ECC for Healthcare Providers spiral handbook in class.

Textbooks are available through a variety of sources. 

The AHA’s eBooks Store at http://eBooks.heart.org provides 24/7 access to purchase, view and download AHA textbooks. The eBooks are the same price as the print edition…but without the shipping costs. These are available online, offline, iPad, and Android.  

Access Codes for eBooks may also be purchased through the US AHA Distributors. Access Codes are then redeemed at the AHA eBooks Store.   

These are authorized AHA distributors: 

Channing Bete Company

Phone: 800-611-6083

aha.channing-bete.com

Laerdal Medical Corporation

Phone: 888-562-4242

laerdal.com

 

WorldPoint ECC, Inc.

Phone: 888-322-8350

eWorldPoint.com

 

 

To prepare for the course view the videos and take the self-assessment modules on the AHA Student Website to identify any gaps in knowledge. The website and the website code are in the ACLS Experienced Provider manual.

After completing the self-assessment modules students must pass the ACLS Exam with a minimum score of 84% to attend the ACLS EP Course. You will need to enter a special exam keycode for access to the ACLS Exam. The exam keycode will be delivered in your confirmation email. Learners have two attempts to pass the exam before a new exam key is required. If an exam key is lost, a new exam key is required.

Upon successful completion of the online ACLS Provider exam, a certificate of completion will be available for learners. Learners must print this certificate and bring it with them to their ACLS EP Course.  

The ACLS Experienced Provider course recognition period is two years and the ACLS EP card supersedes the ACLS provider card, meeting one component of re-licensure as recognized by the State of Missouri. 

The Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor Course is designed to prepare individuals to become instructors in ACLS. By the end of the ACLS instructor course the instructor candidate will be able to teach, conduct skills and scenario testing, and remediate using the ACLS videos and the lesson maps in the instructor manual. 

Course Prerequisites:

  • Be accepted into an AHA Training Center
  • A current AHA ACLS Provider card
  • Copy of "2015 AHA Guidelines for CPR and ECC Science In-Service" course completion certificate available at http://onlineaha.org/courses/81 for $9.00       
  • If you received your PROVIDER card before February 15, 2016, you must also bring a copy of your "ACLS 2015 Instructor Update" certificate. This online program is no-cost and is accessible through the AHA Instructor Network homepage, after you have registered on the Network's site.

Please note:  If you do not plan to teach primarily within St. Charles County you must align as an instructor with another AHA training center. On the day of the class you will need to complete a transfer form to align with another site or bring the TC's address and the TC Coordinator's name

 

Instructor candidates are responsible for acquiring their own instructor manual. THE MANUAL MUST BE BROUGHT TO THE CLASSROOM SESSION IN ORDER TO BE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE AN AHA ACLS INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION CARD. 

The required instructor manual for ACLS instructor is:

ACLS Instructor Manual 2015 - Item #: 15-1003    ISBN: 978-1-61669-398-5

Instructor manuals are available through a variety of sources. These are authorized AHA distributors: 

Channing Bete Company

Phone: 800-611-6083

aha.channing-bete.com

Laerdal Medical Corporation

Phone: 888-562-4242

laerdal.com

WorldPoint ECC, Inc.

Phone: 888-322-8350

eWorldPoint.com

Successful Completion:

After completion of the classroom instruction the candidate must be monitored while teaching an ACLS provider or renewal class before an instructor card will be issued. 

Course recognition is 2 years from the date of the classroom portion of the course. The instructor card supersedes the provider card. 

 

Course Prerequisites:

 

  • A current AHA ACLS Instructor card
  • Verification of a minimum of 4 classes taught within the current 2 year instructor certification period
  • If you received your last Instructor card before February 15, 2016, you must also bring a copy of your "ACLS 2015 Instructor Update" certificate. This online program is no-cost and is accessible through the AHA Instructor Network homepage, after you have registered on the Network's site.

Please note:  If you do not plan to teach primarily within St. Charles County you must align as an instructor with another AHA training center. On the day of the class you will need to complete a transfer form to align with another site or bring the TC's address and the TC Coordinator's name

 

Successful Completion:

 

 

  • Attend the instructor renewal course
  • Demonstrate provider skills
  • Pass the provider written examination
  • Successfully evaluate another student running a Megacode
  • Complete instructor updates as per the AHA

 

Course recognition is 2 years from the date of the classroom course. The instructor card supersedes the provider card.

 

Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) Renewal class is an 8-hour course designed to update pre-hospital care personnel on theories and techniques related to the management of a trauma patient.  The course is designed for experienced pre-hospital or emergency care personnel.  The course is provided through the National Associationof EMTs in cooperation with the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma.

Prerequisite:

  • Current PHTLS or ITLS Provider status 

Students are responsible for acquiring their own textbook.   

The required textbook is Prehospital Trauma Life Support 8th ed - ISBN 9781284041736  

Textbooks are available through a variety of sources. This is an authorized PHTLS distributor:   

Jones & Bartlett Learning  

Phone: 800-832-0034 

Customer service: ext. 8197 

Website:  jblearning.com  

Upon successful completion of this program, attendees will receive a PHTLS card valid for four years, a certificate of completion and 8 hours of continuing education units.  Participants must bring completed pre-test to class.

The Neonatal Resuscitation Program is an educational program that introduces the concepts and basic skills of neonatal resuscitation. The NRP Textbook of Neonatal Resuscitation, 7th Edition includes an interactive DVD-ROM, and is required for the course.

Students are responsible for acquiring their own textbook. The required textbook is Neonatal Resuscitation Book 6th Edition- ISBN 9781610020244. 

Textbooks are available through a variety of sources. These are authorized AHA distributors: 

Channing Bete Company

Phone: 800-611-6083

aha.channing-bete.com

Laerdal Medical Corporation

Phone: 888-562-4242

laerdal.com

WorldPoint ECC, Inc.

Phone: 888-322-8350

eWorldPoint.com

One part of the class is an interactive classroom session and the other part is an online exam. You must successfully complete both parts to receive a NRP completion eCard.

The online examination replaces the classroom written test, and providers will need to study the NRP Textbook, and complete the online examination NO LATER THAN 14 days after attending the classroom session. Up to 11 hours of Continuing Education Credit will be offered through NRP for the examination. 

There is a $35.00 charge to complete the on-line examination after attending the classroom session. (We will email this information upon registration confirmation).  

 

Course Prerequisites:

 

·         A current AHA PALS Instructor card

·         Verification of a minimum of 4 classes taught within the current 2 year instructor certification period

 

Successful Completion:

 

·         Attend the instructor renewal course

·         Demonstrate provider skills

·         Pass the provider written examination

·         Successfully evaluate another student running a Megacode

·         Complete instructor updates as per the AHA

 

Course recognition is 2 years from the date of the classroom course. The instructor card supersedes the provider card.

 

 THE TEXTBOOK IS REQUIRED FOR THIS COURSE! Students are responsible for purchasing their own book for this course. PLEASE BRING THE BOOK TO CLASS.  The book required is:  EMS Safety 2nd Edition ISBN 9781284041118. 

Suggested Distributor: Jones & Bartlett Learning  http://www.jblearning.com/

NAEMT's EMS Safety course aims to promote a culture of EMS safety and help reduce the number and intensity of injuries incurred by EMS practitioners in carrying out their work. The course increases the practitioners' awareness and understanding of EMS safety standards and practices and develops their ability to effectively implement them. EMS Safety is the first national and most comprehensive education program of its kind that teaches techniques on how to best achieve safety on the job.

The curriculum covers crew resource management, emergency vehicle safety, responsibilities in scene operations, patient handling, patient, practitioner and bystander safety, and personal health. It offers an overview of current issues surrounding safety in EMS, presents and discusses case studies, builds risk assessment and decision-making skills and provides an opportunity for participants to relate their own experiences with EMS safety issues.

EMS Safety is for all EMS practitioners, other medical professionals providing pre-hospital care, EMS supervisors and administrators concerned with safety.

(Above was sourced from:  www.naemt.org)

Students who take EMS Safety will learn to:

  •  Identify key elements in safe operation of an ambulance
  •  Describe techniques for moving and securing patients
  •  Recognize situations where the EMS practitioner may be at risk of violence, and how such situations may be avoided
  • Appreciate the importance of maintaining good personal health, and the impact of EMS service on practitioners’ personal health
  • Address safety elements in a variety of operational situations

NAEMT continuing education courses are accredited by the CECBEMS, and also are recognized for recertification requirements by NREMT.

This fast-paced one-day review class will provide an overview of paramedic program course content.  It is intended for persons wishing to take the summative paramedic examination.  The program is also appropriate for CEU credit.