EMS Continuing Education

 

EMS Continuing Education

 

Critical Incident Management

All Hazards Disaster Response (AHDR)

The All Hazards Disaster Response (AHDR) course teaches students how to respond to the many types of disaster scenarios they may encounter, including natural disasters and infrastructure failings, fires and radiological events, pandemics, active shooter incidents, and other mass casualty events. AHDR educates participants on how to analyze potential threats in their area, assess available resources, and create a response plan that will save lives.

Medical Management of CBRNE Incidents

PER 211, Medical Management of Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosives, (CBRNE) Events answers these questions and more as you learn how to distinguish between different agents of concern that could be used in a major incident.  Presented by Texas A&M University Extension Service (TEEX).

Medical Preparedness and Response for Bombing Incidents

MGT348, Medical Preparedness and Response for Bombing Incidents is designed for personnel from any professional background who may become part of a community response to a bombing event. This interactive, instructor-facilitated program employs case studies and research-based information designed to enhance medical preparedness for and response to blast effects. Breakout sessions address considerations and concerns specific both to medical responders and emergency planners.  Presented by Texas A&M University Extension Service (TEEX).

Tactical Medicine and Self Rescue

Tactical Emergency Casualty Care

NAEMT’s  Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC) teaches EMS practitioners and other prehospital providers how to respond to and care for patients in a civilian tactical environment. It is designed to decrease preventable deaths in a tactical situation.  The course presents the three phases of tactical care.

Violence of Mind: EMS Counter Ambush

A deep examination of the criminal mind in close ambush attacks, and a further look into what the civilian and professional can do to prepare for it. Participants, you will have the chance to learn about the criminal mind and will gain a greater understanding of effective concealment personality used by both you and your enemy.

Trauma

Prehospital Trauma Life Support

PHTLS improves the quality of trauma care and decrease mortality. The program is based on a philosophy stressing the treatment of the multi-system trauma patient as a unique entity with specific needs. PHTLS promotes critical thinking as the foundation for providing quality care. It is based on the belief that, given a good fund of knowledge and key principles, EMS practitioners are capable of making reasoned decisions regarding patient care.

Bleeding Control Course

The Bleeding Control (BCon) course is designed for those who have little or no medical training but may be called upon to respond to and deliver trauma care and bleeding control prior to emergency medical services (EMS) arrival or in an austere environment.

Pediatric Management

Pediatric Advanced Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization

PEARS is a classroom-based program which incorporates a systematic approach to quickly assess, recognize the cause, and stabilize a pediatric patient in an emergency situation.  During PEARS, students interact with real patient cases, and realistic simulations and animations to assess and stabilize pediatric patients experiencing respiratory and shock emergencies, and cardiopulmonary arrest. PEARS prepares students to provide appropriate lifesaving interventions within the initial minutes of response until a child can be transferred to an advanced life support provider.

Prehospital Emergencies for Prehospital Providers

PEPP represents a complete source of prehospital medical information for the emergency care of infants and children. Developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics, PEPP is an exciting curriculum designed to teach prehospital professionals how to better assess and manage ill or injured children.

Pediatric Disaster Response and Emergency Preparedness

MGT439, Pediatric Disaster Response And Emergency Preparedness trains participants to effectively, appropriately, and safely plan for and respond to a disaster incident involving children, addressing the specific needs of pediatric patients in the event of a community based-incident. Pediatric specific planning considerations include mass sheltering, pediatric-triage, reunification planning and pediatric decontamination considerations. This is not a hands-on technical course, but instead a management resource course for stakeholders like pediatric physicians, emergency managers, emergency planners, and members of public emergency departments like EMS, Fire, Police, Public Health, and Hospitals in field of disaster response and preparedness work.

Online Programming

Learn: Rapid STEMI ID

This self-directed course prepares healthcare professionals to evaluate and assess patients with potential symptoms of myocardial infarction, interpret ECGs for signs of STEMI (ST-elevation myocardial infarction) and activate a system of care for rapid reperfusion of an occluded coronary artery.

Acute Stroke Online

A web-based, interactive course that provides training on the symptoms, diagnosis and management of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke and complications of stroke.

Structured and Supported Debriefing

This course teaches ACLS, PALS and BLS instructors how to conduct a structured and supported debriefing using a directed debriefing approach.