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EMS Continuing Education

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EMS Con. Ed. Brochure and Fall 2020 EMS Con. Ed. Class Schedule.

EMS Continuing Education develops customized and focused training for individuals, departments and organizations with current science achieving learning objectives.

  • HutchCC Credit Hour Courses please visit WWW.HUTCHCC.EDU/COURSES for an up to date listing of all HutchCC Classes.
  • Business & Industry classroom and onsite training customized to customer needs. Prices determined by date, time, attendance and location. Call 620-728-4405 to schedule your training.
  • Individual Online Recertification Courses – 3 part: Online training,  face to face skills practice and skills check off by appointment only.

The following courses offered by HutchCC EMS Continuing Education are eligible for EMS CE hours.

Course Options

  • Stop the Bleed

    Stop the Bleed is a national awareness campaign and call-to-action. Stop the Bleed is intended to cultivate grassroots efforts that encourage bystanders to become trained, equipped, and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives. 
     

  • Basic Life Support (BLS)

    Basic Life Support (BLS) course trains participants to promptly recognize several live-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations and provide early use of an AED. Reflects science and education from the American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC).

  • First Responder Team Training for the Workplace

    A first–aid responder can recognize, assess, and prioritize the need for first aid. Provide appropriate first aid care and interventions while awaiting arrival of emergency medical service personal. Customized to individual organizations or business’s needs.

  • EMS Refresher Courses

    Providing continuing education that is oriented towards the enhancement of EMS practices, values, skills and knowledge. Customized to individual Agencies and Services.

  • ACLS

    AHA’s ACLS Course has been updated to reflect new science in the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. This course builds on the foundation of lifesaving BLS skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR.  Basic life support skills, including effective chest compressions, use of a bag-mask device, and use of an AED, Recognition and early management of respiratory and cardiac arrest, Recognition and early management of pre-arrest conditions such as symptomatic bradycardia, Airway management, Related pharmacology, Management of ACS and stroke, Effective communication as a member and leader of a resuscitation team

    2-day ACLS Provider Classroom Course, 1-day ACLS Renewal Classroom Course or Online HeartCode ACLS practice & skill checkoff

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support-PALS

    The goal of the Pediatric Advanced Life Support-PALS course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes. The PALS course uses a series of videos and simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation, and team dynamics.

    2-day Provider Course or Online HeartCode PALS practice & skill checkoff

  • 2015 ACLS for Experienced Providers (ACLS EP)

    2015 ACLS for Experienced Providers (ACLS EP) This course is for seasoned healthcare providers who are proficient in performing BLS and ACLS skills, reading and interpreting ECGs, and understanding ACLS pharmacology, those who regularly lead or participate in emergency assessment and treatment of prearrest, arrest or postarrest patients.

    • Uses case-based scenarios to move beyond the algorithms and show learners how to apply critical thinking to quickly reach a differential diagnosis and effectively manage treatment
    • Includes more of the cases and information learners have requested, including pharmacology, toxicology, respiratory, and metabolic cases
    • Includes 68 scenarios, including prehospital, emergency department and inhospital scenarios, so the course to be customized to best meet the needs of learners
    • ACLS Provider exam is completed online before class allowing learners more time to share and learn from peers

    1-day classroom ACLS EP for Experienced Providers Course 

  • Advanced Medical Life Support

    Advanced Medical Life Support-AMLS students learn to recognize and manage common medical crises through realistic case-based scenarios that challenge students to apply their knowledge to highly critical patients.  The course emphasizes the use of scene size-up, history, interactive group discussion on potential treatment strategies, and physical exam to systematically rule out and consider possibilities and probabilities in treating patients’ medical crises. Topics include:  Respiratory disorders, cardiovascular disorders, Shock, Altered mental status, Neurological disorders, Endocrine/Metabolic disorders, Environmental emergencies, Infectious disease, abdominal disorders, Toxicological emergencies, Exposure to hazardous materials

    2-day Provider Classroom Course or 1-day Hybrid Provider: 8 hrs. Online + 8 hrs. Classroom. 

  • Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)

    NAEMT's Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) is recognized around the world as the leading continuing education program for prehospital emergency trauma care.  PHTLS is developed by NAEMT in cooperation with the American College of Surgeons' Committee on Trauma. The course utilizes the internationally recognized PHTLS textbook and covers the following topics: Physiology of life and death, Scene assessment. Patient assessment, Airway, Breathing, ventilation and oxygenation, Circulation, hemorrhage and shock.

    2-day Provider Classroom Course or 1-day Hybrid Provider: 8-hrs. Online + 8 hrs. Classroom.

  • Emergency Pediatric Care (EPC)

    The Emergency Pediatric Care (EPC) course focuses on critical pediatric physiology, illnesses, injuries and interventions to help EMS practitioners provide the best treatment for sick and injured children in the field.  The course stresses critical thinking skills to help practitioners make the best decisions for their young patients.  

    • Topics covered include: The pathophysiology of the most common critical pediatric emergency issues, and critical thinking skills to help practitioners make the best decisions for their patients.
    • Application of the Pediatric Assessment Triangle (PAT), a tool to help EMS practitioners rapidly and accurately assess pediatric patients.
    • The importance of family-centered care, Understanding and communicating with children.
    • Airway management, breathing and oxygenation, Cardiac emergencies.
    • Recognizing child abuse and neglect, Hypoperfusion and shock, Newborn resuscitation.
    • 2-day Provider Course or 1-day Hybrid Provider: 8 hrs. Online + 8 hrs. Classroom. 
  • PEPP

    PEPP represents a complete source of prehospital medical information for the emergency care of infants and children. Developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics, PEPP is an exciting curriculum designed to teach prehospital professionals how to better assess and manage ill or injured children.  PEPP is a comprehensive, innovative, and highly visual course featuring case-based lectures, live-action video, hands-on skills stations, and small group scenarios. 

    1 day PEPP ALS Hybrid Course

  • American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI)

    ASHI Courses: (call for more information) Advanced Bleeding Control, CPR & AED, Emergency Medical Response, Epi Auto Injectors, Wilderness First Aid, Advanced First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens, High Performance CPR, Law Enforcement Tac Med. 
    EMT Refresher Course: (call 620-728-4405 for more information)

Contact Details

CONNIE SMARSH
EMS Continuing Education Instructor-Coord.
smarshc@hutchcc.edu
620-728-4405
1-888-GO-HUTCH

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