NAEMT Refresher series were designed to provide EMS Educators with a concise course that meets the National Registry of EMT's (NREMT) national recertification requirements in accordance with the National Continued Competency Program (NCCP).
The Paramedic course is a 30-hour instructor led course that was built from NAEMT's evidence-based research continuing education courses, including Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS), Advanced Medical Life Support (AMLS), Emergency Pediatric Care (EPC), Geriatric Education for EMS (GEMS), and EMS Safety.
AUDIENCE: This course is for Paramedic practitioner levels
Just like every NAEMT course, these Refresher series are accredited by the Commission of Accreditation for Prehospital Continuing Education (CAPCE) and recognized by the National Registry of EMTs (NREMT). Those Paramedic's looking to renew their National Registry Paramedic certification or gain CE credits towards recertification, will receive instructions on the following topics:
Review the anatomy of the airway and the physiology of ventilation's
Recognize methods to provide oxygenation to a patient
Discuss the effectiveness of capography
Comprehend cardiac arrest management for the adult and pediatric patient
Differentiate cardiac conditions associated with assessment findings in a patient
Identify signs and symptoms of abnormal neurologic function
Identify methods to effectively triage patients in the prehospital setting
Explain hemorrhage control management
Discuss the management of CNS injuries
Comprehend the assessment of patients with a medical condition
Review anatomy and physiology changes of the obstetric patient
Identify patients with special healthcare needs
Discuss the management of patients with infectious diseases
Describe safe and effective methods of medication delivery
Identify signs and symptoms of patients with a psychiatric condition
Describe assessment findings of patients exposed to toxidromes
Recognize methods used to treat endrocrine disorders
Describe how crew resource management enhances patient and provider safety
Identify the risks associated with emergency vehicle operations
Recognize methods for safe and effective patient transport
Identify methods for implementing a culture of safety
Describe the importance of research and evidence-based research guidelines in the prehospital setting
COURSE FORMAT: This classroom-based course includes instructor-led, PowerPoint, and skill interaction throughout the course. This course is approximately 30-hours (3 days) in length.
PowerPoint based course to ensure continuity, consistency, and "out the box thinking"
Able to teach virtually
Course is updated with the NEW SCIENCE immediately when available
CERTIFICATION: Upon completion of this course, student receives an NAEMT Paramedic Refresher completion certificate. This course meets the NREMT's national recertification requirements in accordance with the NCCP.