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Course
Emergency Medical Technician Refresher
Name
EMS-4201A4
Overall Quality of This Course
★★★★★
Based on 10 student surveys.
Available Classes
    Section Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Price Seats Available/Total Seats
234557 Online 08/03/2020 10/16/2020 C. Best $180.00 16/24
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Adults interested in working or volunteering with local EMS agencies, medical facilities, or physicians' offices as North Carolina Emergency Medical Technicians.
Description
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to renew their NC Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) credential.
Course Objectives
  1. Be able to demonstrate the skills necessary to renew their North Carolina Emergency Medical Technician credential.
    Be able to gain access to, assess, diagnose, treat, and transport patients within the scope of practice for an Emergency Medical Technician.
Outline of Instruction
  1. Topics include preparatory, airway, patient assessment, medical emergencies, trauma, pediatrics, and operational concepts.
Contact Hours
80
CEU's
8
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
Yes
Certification
North Carolina Emergency Medical Technician
Website URL
www.ncems.org
Certification Learning Outcomes/Requirements
  1. Upon successful course completion and completion of state testing and background check requirements, students will be able to renew their North Carolina Emergency Medical Technician credential.
CE to CU Articulation
Yes, EMS-110 with NC EMT credential
Prerequisites
Student prerequisite/entry requirements: Currently holds a valid North Carolina, NREMT or other State EMS Credential at level or held a Basic Level North Carolina EMS Credential (EMT) that has expired within the last two (2) years.
Text and Supplies Needed
Texts to be determined by EMS department head; no other major supplies currently required.
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
N/A
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
  3. Overall course grade of at least 78.
    Successful completion of all required course elements including the Technical Scope of Practice Evaluations.
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
This course must follow the guidelines established by the NC Office of EMS. The Office of EMS must approve courses that include portions delivered via distance education. The curriculum for the EMT Refresher Educational program shall be the 2009, or most current release of the United States Department of Transportation (US DOT) National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) National Education Standards. The EMT Refresher Educational program must be conducted by an approved Basic or Advanced Educational Institution as defined in the rules of the North Carolina Medical Care Commission. The lead instructor for the EMT Refresher Educational program must be a NC credentialed Level I EMS Instructor at the EMT, AEMT or Paramedic level as defined in the rules of the North Carolina Medical Care Commission. Student prerequisite/entry requirements: Currently holds a valid North Carolina, NREMT or other State EMS Credential at level or held a Basic Level North Carolina EMS Credential (EMT) that has expired within the last two (2) years.
Intended Audience
Adults interested in working or volunteering with local EMS agencies, medical facilities, or physicians' offices as North Carolina Emergency Medical Technicians.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
EMT
Wake County Need for Industry Positions
NCWorks lists 73 positions for EMS employment including those for EMTs within a 50 mile radius.
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
  • EMT
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Course Contact Information
Ginny Renkiewicz
919-747-0058