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Emergency Medical Services Instructor

The Emergency Medical Services Instructor (EMS-I) Certificate is designed to provide clinically competent participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to deliver an effective training program. The program will cover education theory, program preparation, classroom presentation, administration and evaluation.

There is a computer-based component to this course. Students will need access to a computer and e-mail. It is recommended that students have a working knowledge of the graphic presentation package Microsoft PowerPoint. All students must have a valid EMS Certification. Upon successful completion, the graduate will be qualified to apply to the State Department of Public Health, OEMS, for state certification as an EMS-I.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. Define the term Learning
  2. Apply theories, principles and conditions for learning when discussing the adult response to education
  3. Identify factors that affect the learning process
  4. Identify Andragogy as defined by Malcolm Knowles
  5. Identify characteristics of an effective instructor
  6. Describe strategies that will create a positive learning environment for students
  7. Develop instructional goals for training programs
  8. Discuss State of Connecticut OEMS guidelines for program presentation
Course of Study¹
Credits
Emergency Medical Services
Education I
3
Emergency Medical Services
Education II
3
Emergency Medical Services
Education III
3

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pre-requisites and additional information.

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