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Wednesday, January 26, 2022
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Advanced Emergency Medical Technician
$865.00 (1 section available)
The primary focus of this 208-hour course is to provide basic and limited advanced emergency medical care and transportation for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system. This individual possesses the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care and transportation. Advanced Emergency Medical Technicians function as part of comprehensive EMS responses, under medical oversight. Advanced Emergency Medical Technicians perform interventions with the basic and advanced equipment typically found on an ambulance. The Advanced Emergency Medical Technician is a link from the scene to the emergency health care system.

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION HEARTSAVER FIRST AID w/CPR/AED w/o optional written Exam
$65.00 (8 sections available)
The AHA's Heartsaver First Aid CPR/AED Course is a classroom, Instructor-led course designed to prepare students to provide first aid, CPR, and use an automated external defibrillator (AED) in a safe, timely, and effective manner. This course does not include the optional written exam.

BLS for Healthcare Providers
$65.00 (4 sections available)
This 4.5-hour program is designed to teach the knowledge and skills necessary to perform CPR and relief of foreign-body obstruction for victims of all ages. This program is intended for participants who provide health care to patients in a wide variety of settings. Students will learn airway management using barrier device and adjuncts and use of the AED. Students will receive a course completion card valid for two years after successful course completion.

Emergency Medical Responder
$250.00 (4 sections available)
This course provides foundation knowledge in emergency medical care and is intended for first responders in emergency service, firefighters, industry or private settings. Topics include CPR, AED, airway and ventilation, oxygen administration, bleeding control, splinting, bandaging and medical emergencies. The course will include classroom sessions and skill labs and requires a clinical rotation in a hospital or other approved facility. Students must complete the free FEMA Independent Study Course for NIMS100 and 700 online as a Co-requisite to this course. Students who successfully complete this course will be eligible to take PA Department of Health and/or National Registry certification exams for Emergency Medical Responder.

Emergency Medical Technician
$740.00 (4 sections available)
The EMT course prepares students with the knowledge and skills to provide basic level emergency care in the pre-hospital setting. This course is aligned with the National EMS Education Standards for EMT as approved by the PA DOH. Students will learn emergency care for cardiac arrest, medical emergencies, trauma emergencies, patient assessment techniques, oxygen administration and pharmacology for emergency care, and EMS Operations. Students must be able to meet all requirements of the Functional Position Description for EMT. The course will include classroom sessions and skill labs and requires a clinical rotation in a hospital or other approved facility. Students must complete the FEMA Independent Study Course for NIMS 100 and 700 online as a corequisite to this course. Students who successfully complete the course will be eligible for PA DOH certification exams for EMT. Saturday dates vary. Please call 412-788-7507 for more information.

EMS Instructor Course
$150.00 (1 section available)
This program is designed to equip the individual with the necessary knowledge to be an instructor with an emergency service: develop lesson plans; access computer and Internet resources, student comprehension of educational concepts needed by an instructor. Upon successful completion of this course, the student is required to complete a 12-20 hour teaching internship.

 
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