Emergency Medical Responder (First Responder) Initial Provider Course (EMR):

This is a training program in emergency medical care. It is designed to instruct in the care of injured or sick and the use of emergency medical equipment. The topics covered in this course will include patient assessment, trauma, recognition of heart related diseases, respiratory problems and other medical emergencies. The course will include lecture and skills. The course is approved by the Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board of Minnesota. Upon successful completion of the course participants will be certified as Minnesota Emergency Medical Responders and will be eligible for certification by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT).

Learning Environments:
Traditional:      40 Hours classroom
Blended:          32 Hours Online, 8 Hours classroom
Online Only:    Not Available

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Emergency Medical Responder (First Responder) Refresher Course (EMR-R):

The EMR Resfresher course is designed to keep practitioners current on their information and skills. This course is required every two years by both the State of Minnesota and the National Registry.

Learning Environments:
Traditional: 16 Hours classroom
Blended: 14 Hours Online, 2 Hours classroom
Online Only: Not Available

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 Emergency Medical Technician - Basic  Initial Provider Course (EMT-B):

This is a training program in emergency medical care. It is designed to instruct in the care of injured or sick and the use of emergency medical equipment. The topics covered in this course will include patient assessment, trauma, recognition of heart related diseases, respiratory problems and other medical emergencies. The course will include lecture, skills and clinical experience on an ambulance. The course is in compliance with the National D.O.T., the National Standard Curriculum and is approved by the Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board of Minnesota. Upon successful completion of the course participants will be eligible to take the National Registry of EMT's practical and written examinations.

Learning Environments:
Traditional: 160 Hours classroom, 24 Clinical Hours (Ambulance Ride-Alongs)
Blended: 88 Hours Online, 72 Hours classroom, 24 Clinical Hours (Ambulance Ride-Alongs)
Online Only: Not Available

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Emergency Medical Technician - Basic   Refresher Course (EMT-BR):

The EMT-BR course is a required by both the State of Minnesota and the National registry for re-certification as an EMT-B.  The course is intended to educate students as to the most current changes and procedures in EMS, practice and maintain individual skill sets and improve the quality of care rendered to our patients.

Learning Environments:
Traditional: 24 Hours classroom
Blended: 20 Hours Online, 4 Hours classroom
Online Only: Not Available

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Advanced Medical Life Support (AMLS):

The AMLS Provider course is an in-depth study of medical emergencies and emphasizes a realistically approached, Hyper-evaluation of the medical patient. The interactive based lectures include the following topics: Patient Assessment, Airway Management, Assessment of the Shock Patient, Dyspnea/Respiratory Failure, Chest Pain, altered Mental Status, and Abdominal Pain. Teaching sessions follow the associated lectures each day with scenario and skills stations.

AMLS is a four (4) year certification. AMLS is accredited by the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT).
 

Learning Environments:
Traditional: 16 Hours classroom
Blended: 12 Hours Online, 4 Hours classroom
Online Only: 16 Hours with competency-based testing

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PreHospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS):

Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) courses are nationally recognized continuing education programs for prehospital emergency health care professionals that bring the care of the trauma patient into a single focus.
PHTLS courses provide a prehospital trauma care philosophy, stressing the need to treat the multi-system trauma patient as a unique entity with specific needs. This may require an approach to the trauma patient that varies from traditional treatment modalities.

PHTLS courses are based on the Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), a course for physicians developed by the American College of Surgeons-Committee on Trauma. More importantly, PHTLS courses follow the principles of care of trauma patients as developed by the Committee on Trauma. PHTLS is a four (4) year certification.
 

 
Learning Environments:
Traditional: 16 Hours classroom
Blended: 12 Hours Online, 4 Hours classroom
Online Only: 16 Hours with competency-based testing

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Pediatric Education for PreHospital Providers (PEPP):

This is a training program in emergency medical care. It is designed to instruct in the care of the pediatric patient and the use of specialized emergency medical equipment. The topics covered in this course will include pediatric assessment, trauma, recognition of heart related diseases, respiratory problems and other medical emergencies. The course will include lecture, video and skills stations. The course is approved by the Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board of Minnesota and accredited by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a two (2) year certification.

Learning Environments:
Traditional: 16 Hours classroom
Blended: 12 Hours Online, 4 Hours classroom
Online Only: 16 Hours with competency-based testing

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