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Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Continuing Education Classes

BLS for Healthcare Providers (EMS 4735)

A course for professionals who respond to respiratory and cardiac emergencies. Topics include: adult and pediatric CPR, AED, stroke, and barrier devices.
Prerequisites: None.
Credit hours: 1

 

CPR-Pediatric Basic Life Support (EMS 4733)

An entry-level Pediatric Basic Life Support course for infant and child CPR. Topics include: choking and infant and child safety.
Prerequisites: None.
Credits: 1

 

Basic EMT Refresher (EMS 4771)

A course that follows the curriculum set by the Ohio Department of Public Safety Division of EMS. Topics include: patient assessment, airway management and intubation, CPR, trauma, medical emergencies, pediatric emergencies, childbirth, anatomy and physiology of the heart, and geriatrics.
Prerequisites: Current Basic EMT card.
Credit hours: 4

 

EMS Instructors Course (EMS 4773)

A State of Ohio EMS Instructor’s course. Topics include: teaching techniques for the adult learner, instructional techniques pertinent to the field of EMS, supervised teaching, and skills testing. Students must have five years in the EMS field at the current level and have achieved a minimum of 70% on the state knowledge test.
Prerequisites: None.
Credit hours: 3

 

First Aid (EMS 4731)

A basic first aid course. Topics include: recognizing and responding to emergencies and proper first aid for injuries, sudden illness, and medical emergencies. Students who successfully complete the course receive a First Aid card.
Prerequisites: None.
Credit hours: 1

 

Heartsaver AED (EMS 4734)

A course for the lay responder on basic techniques of adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and using an automatic external defibrillator.
Credit hours: 1

 

Life Support Classes

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
    Credit hours: 1
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support
    Credit hours: 1
  • International Trauma Life Support
    Credit hours: 1

 

Paramedic Refresher (EMS 4772)

A refresher course for current paramedics. Topics include: patient assessment; cardiac, respiratory, and pediatric medical emergencies; EMS operations; and disaster and emergency planning. Follows the curriculum set by the Ohio Department of Public Safety Division of EMS.
Prerequisites: Current paramedic card.
Credit hours: 5

 

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