EMS Recertification Course Descriptions

EMS Recertification

EMS109 - EMS First Responder Recert
This course is for students who wish to update their knowledge and skills learned in EMS 101. In addition to assessment and treatment updates, the students will prepare for recertification as a New York State Certified First Responder by visiting topics of patient assessment, airway management, circulatory emergencies, trauma, and selected medical emergencies. Thirteen instruction hours, two laboratory hours. Pre and/or co requisite: EMS 101 or equivalent.

EMS118 - EMT-Basic Core Review
This program is designed for NYS Certified EMTs to meet their recertification needs in reviewing the core material of the EMT Basic Curriculum. Material is presented in areas including: Airway,Patient Assessment, Medical Emergencies, Behavioral Problems, Trauma, Obstetrics, Pediatrics, and Contemporary Issues in EMS. This course meets NYS requirements for 24 hours of core reviews described in the NYS COH EMS Recertification through Continuing Education.

EMS229 - EMT Critical Care Recert
Emphasis in on knowledge and skill review and update needed by EMT-Critical Care technicians for recertification. New techniques and knowledge will be presented where appropriate. Thirty-three instruction hours, twenty-four laboratory hours. Must be certified as an EMT-Critical Care.

EMS249 - Paramedic Recertification
Emphasis is on knowledge review and update needed by paramedics for recertification. New techniques and knowledge will be presented where appropriate. Fifty- seven instruction hours, nineteen laboratory hours. Must be certified as a paramedic.