EMS Continuing Education Courses

EMT/Paramedic Continuing Education

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Alzheimer's Disease

Epidemiology and pathophysiology of Alzheimer's disease; therapies, strategies for caregiving; ethical and legal issues in caring for patients with AD.

5 $20.00
Asthma NEW

Signs and symptoms of asthma, diagnosis and assessment, pharmacologic treatments, long-term management, complications, and managing asthma attacks.

7 $28.00
Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response for Healthcare Professionals NEW

Preparation and response to an act of terrorism involving biological, chemical, or nuclear weapons, methods of protection for healthcare providers and patients, and the role of the Health Alert Network.

5 $20.00
Bipolar Disorder NEW

Bipolar disorder signs and symptoms, medical diagnostic process and criteria, treatment modalities, management, and effective communication techniques for working with individuals with bipolar disorder.

2.5 $12.00
Bloodborne Pathogens: Protecting Against Transmission: OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogens Standard

This course covers the requirements for annual bloodborne pathogens training as outlined by OSHA. Includes information on transmission and protection; HBV, HCV, HIV, and Ebola; personal protective equipment (PPE) and procedures.

2 $12.00
Burnout: Coping with Stress

Effects of stress on the body; symptoms and stages of burnout; causes of job burnout, management and prevention of burnout.

1.5 $6.00
Child Abuse Mandated Reporter Training for New York State: Identifying and Reporting Child Abuse and Maltreatment

REQUIRED FOR NEW YORK MANDATED REPORTERS This course fulfills the requirement for training in identifying and reporting child abuse, child maltreatment, and child neglect for mandated reporters in New York State. Approved by NYSED.

3 $18.00
Child Abuse, Neglect, and Maltreatment

Recognizing indicators of child abuse, child neglect, and child maltreatment; contributing risk factors; mandated reporting requirements and procedures.

3 $15.00
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Causes and forms of COPD; treatment, acute exacerbations, pulmonary rehabilitation, effects of smoking, and answers to common questions asked by patients.

5 $20.00
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) NEW

Caring for patients with or at risk for CAD. Course covers pathophysiology, clinical presentations, risk factors and prevention measures, assessment and diagnosis, complications and comorbidities, emergency treatment, and management of acute/chronic coronary artery disease.

7 $28.00
Depressive Disorders

Overview of depressive disorders, including prevalence, causes, assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and care.

3 $15.00
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1

Differences between type 1 and type 2 diabetes; epidemiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment, therapy, and complications of type 1 diabetes.

4 $20.00
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2

Type 2 diabetes: causes, assessment, screening and diagnostic tests, treatment guidelines, pharmacology, complications, prevention and intervention.

7 $28.00
Domestic Violence Education

Dynamics of domestic violence, including the effects on adult and child victims, lethality and risk issues, legal remedies for protection, community resources and victim services, reporting requirements, and model protocols for addressing domestic violence.

3 $18.00
Emergency Cardiac Care Guidelines

Emergency cardiac care guidelines for basic life support, advanced cardiovascular life support; overview of recognizing acute coronary syndromes.

2 $12.00
EMT-B: Preparatory : Module 1 Review

Review of material from EMT-B Module 1 of the National Standard Curriculum developed by the United States Department of Transportation.

2 $12.00
Helping People Change Health-Related Behaviors

Practical strategies for helping people change behaviors that affect their health.

1 $6.00
HIV/AIDS Prevention, Testing, and Patient Care

HIV epidemiology, transmission, prevention, and infection control. HIV/AIDS testing, clinical manifestations and treatment, patient care; legal and ethical issues.

2 $12.00
Infection Control

Infection prevention and control practices, the chain of infection, standard and transmission-based precautions, use of personal protective equipment (PPE), strategies for preventing the spread of infectious disease to healthcare workers and patients.

6 $24.00
Influenza: Seasonal Flu 2014-2015: Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention

Transmission, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of influenza (flu); vaccination and other preventative measures.

1.5 $6.00
Mental Health Crisis Management

Responding to and managing care for persons experiencing mental health crises and emergencies associated with mood, anxiety, anger, substance use, and major mental illness.

4 $20.00
Metabolic Syndrome For advanced paramedics

Risk factors, assessment measures, diagnostic and monitoring tests, treatment, guidelines, complications, and therapeutic lifestyle changes associated with metabolic syndrome.

3 $15.00
Motor Vehicle Crashes: Injury Patterns, Assessment, and Injury Management

Relationship between type of impact and resulting injury; scene size-up; initial and follow-up patient assessment; management of injuries.

2 $12.00
Pain Management For advanced paramedics

Pain management: its nature, sources, assessment, interventions, documentation. Ethical/legal issues; effects upon various groups of people.

6 $24.00
Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma

Recognition and prevention of pediatric abusive head trauma (also known as shaken baby syndrome) including assessment, diagnosis, and emergency care.

2 $12.00

Public health issues associated with pertussis; prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and complications.

1.5 $6.00
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Understand the impact of PTSD and learn how to be prepared to intervene appropriately in assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of the disorder.

3 $15.00
Pregnancy: Physiologic Changes and Laboratory Values For advanced paramedics

Normal and abnormal physiologic changes that may occur during pregnancy and the laboratory values that indicate these changes.

1 $10.00
Pregnancy Complications For advanced paramedics

Incidence, medical management, care, and complications related to the most common pregnancy complications.

3 $15.00
Prevention of Medical Errors For advanced paramedics

Comprehensive overview on preventing medical errors in the practice setting, including populations of special vulnerability, strategies and interventions, root cause analysis, documentation and communication.

6 $24.00
Prostate Cancer NEW For advanced paramedics

Epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of prostate cancer; approaches to prostate cancer screening and prevention, rehabilitation interventions, and care of patients and their significant others.

6 $24.00
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) For advanced paramedics

Epidemiology, transmission, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).

8 $32.00
Stroke: Comprehensive Acute Stroke Care

Anatomy, pathophysiology, diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment options for acute stroke, emphasizing immediate care and initial rehabilitation.

10 $40.00
Stroke: First Response

A current and evidence-based discussion of the recommended emergency response for acute stroke.

1.5 $6.00
Suicide: Prevalence and Prevention

Prevalence, risk factors, assessment, diagnosis, intervention, and prevention of suicide.

2 $12.00
West Nile Virus

Transmission, risk factors, signs and symptoms, treatment, and prevention of West Nile Virus infection.

1 $10.00
Workplace Violence

Types of workplace violence, risk factors in the healthcare industry, safety hazards, prevention, measures for dealing with aggressive persons.

2.5 $12.00
Wound Care

Phases of healing, cleansing wounds, caring for acute wounds, signs and symptoms of infected wounds, advising patients with wound care questions by telephone.

6 $24.00
Wild Iris Medical Education