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Overview

Need continuing education and/or CEUs to update credentials, licenses, and certifications? The Workforce Development Center offers a variety of training options to meet your needs.

Offering short-term credentials and certifications, customized training, and assessments, we train face-to-face either on our campus or at your site. We also provide a combination of online and hybrid (face-to-face and online) learning options.

Emergency Medicine

Paramedic Refresher

An online refresher training program, consisting of 39 hours of instructor-led online training, with nine hours of practical skills training.  Once participants complete the online training, a practical skills session is delivered by qualified EMS instructors. This course has received approval from the National Registry to satisfy Section 1 of the recertification requirements 48 hour Refresher. This course is accredited through the State of Ohio as a 48 hour Refresher.

Contact Erin Sarvis by email erin.sarvis@cincinnatistate.edu or call 513-569-1675, for enrollment opportunities.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

Advanced Cardiac Life Support is a certification for healthcare providers that provides recognition and treatment protocols for Acute Coronary Syndrome and Stroke patients. Both the initial Provider course and the Renewal course are offered to medical groups whose employees are required to be certified for their employment. 

Contact Erin Sarvis by email erin.sarvis@cincinnatistate.edu or call 513-569-1675, for enrollment opportunities.

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider

Pediatric Advanced Life Support Provider and Renewal classes: A course on knowledge and skills for evaluating and managing the pediatric patient in the first 10-15 minutes of a critical acute illness. This course is specifically designed for pre-hospital/hospital personnel that are interested in adding a certification to their resume or are required by their employer to be certified in Pediatric Advance Life Support.

Contact Erin Sarvis by email erin.sarvis@cincinnatistate.edu or call 513-569-1675, for enrollment opportunities.

EMT Refresher

An online refresher training program, consisting of 24 hours of instructor-led online training, with 6 hours of Practical Skills training. Once participants complete the online training, a practical skills session is delivered by qualified EMS instructors. This course has received approval from the National Registry to satisfy Section 1 of the recertification requirements 24 hour Refresher. This course is accredited through the State of Ohio as a 30 hour Refresher.

Contact Erin Sarvis by email erin.sarvis@cincinnatistate.edu or call 513-569-1675, for enrollment opportunities.

Basic Life Support

The AHA’s BLS Provider Course reflects science and education from the 2015 Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC. It teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills for application in both prehospital and in-facility environments, with a focus on high-quality CPR and team dynamics.

Contact Erin Sarvis by email erin.sarvis@cincinnatistate.edu or call 513-569-1675, for enrollment opportunities.

Center for HazMat, Rescue and Safety

OSHA 8-Hour HAZWOPER (HazMat) Refresher Workshop

Hands-on and classroom training providing an OSHA-mandated annual review and update for all individuals handling hazardous substances, designated as HazMat emergency responders, and/or environmental cleanup General and Occasional site workers.

OSHA 8-Hour Confined Space and Entry Refresher Workshop

Classroom training and hands-on practical exercises required annually by OSHA for all individuals designated to provide immediate emergency rescue from an OSHA-permitted confined space.

Professional Development opportunities to compliment the skills of you or your staff, such as Supervisory Management, Project Management, LEAN training, and more.

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