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EMS Specialized & In-Service Training Courses

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ACLS Provider

The Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Provider course is designed to train and certify medical, nursing, and paramedical personnel who are actively engaged in the practice of ACLS as defined by the AHA. PREREQUISITES: 1. Applicants must be physicians, nurses, paramedics, or allied health professionals whose daily occupation demands proficiency and certification in the knowledge and skills of advanced cardiac life support. 2. Applicants must have a basic knowledge of reading and interpreting EKG rhythms prior to attending this course. 3. CPR Certification within the past 12 months is mandatory. 4. Only those participants who can meet the certification requirements (86 percent proficiency on written test and satisfactory performance at testing stations) will be granted ACLS provider certification.
 

 
Basic CPR and the Use of AED    
Bloodborne Pathogens This course will prepare you for properly handling potential exposure to blood borne pathogens that can be fatal. You will learn to recognize different types of microorganisms, universal precautions, and established control practices.  
Cardiology 1 This course will provide the student with the basic knowledge and skills to integrate pathophysiological principles and assessment findings, with ECG interpretation, in order to formulate a field impression and implement the treatment for the patient with cardiovascular disease. COREQUISITE: 10531155 Respiratory Management.
 
 
CBRF First Aid and Choking This course helps train people to be prepared to handle life-threatening emergencies which also includes how to alleviate choking. This course follows the state guidelines for CBRF's.
 
 
Clinical 1 The student is required to complete 288 hours of documented practical skills application and observation at the beginning EMT - Paramedic level. The student will perform required skill competencies at a variety of clinical and field internship sites under the direct supervision of an approved preceptor. COREQUISITE: 10531156 Cardiology 1.
 
 
CPR Adult Heartsaver AHA Heartsaver CPR course for the adult patient is designed to teach CPR and relief of FBAO for the adult patient. It is also designed to teach recognition of signs and symptoms of stroke, cardiac arrest, heart attack, and FBAO. This course is ideal for all lay rescuers who have to deal with adult emergencies. This course is suited for those who are expected to respond to emergencies in the workplace. Participants include security guards, firefighters, police, and other lay rescuers or responders. It is specifically designed for lay rescuers who are required to obtain a course completion card-a credential-documenting completion of a CPR course. (There are no pre-requisites.)
 
 
CPR Health Care Provider AHA The AHA for Health Care Providers Course is designed to teach the skills of CPR for victims of all ages (including ventilation with a barrier device, a bag-mask device, and oxygen), use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (FBAO). It is intended for participants who provide health care to patients in a wide variety of settings, including in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings. The course is also designed for anyone who is required to take a health care provider course for employment. This 6-8 hour program involves multiple learning activities: a videotaped overview of the Chain of Survival and other cognitive information; an instructor led discussion of the adult signs of heart attack, cardiac arrest, stroke, and choking; videotaped skills demonstration and practice; instructor-led practice scenarios; and peer practice sessions. Two manuals accompany this course. BLS for Health Care Providers should be used by all licensed and certified health care professionals. Fundamentals of BLS for Health Care Providers was developed for non-licensed healthcare providers and others with a minimal healthcare background that are required to take this course for employment. All participants who successfully complete the course, including the written examination and skill demonstrations, will receive a BLS for Health Care Providers Course completion card (credential).
 
 
Emergency Medical Responder This course is designed to present the student with basic life support skills that may be used at the scene of an accident or illness, until advanced level care and transport can be arranged.
 
 
Emergency Medical Technician Emergency Medical Technician is an entry-level course and meets requirements for licensure in Wisconsin and certification with the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians. The EMT program course follows the U.S. Department of Transportation EMT course curriculum and the 2011 revised Wisconsin curriculum. This class will include the review and revision of the EMT curriculum with inclusion of the National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards. PREREQUISITE: Admission to the program. Emergency Medical Technician Program
Advanced EMT This class will include the review and revision of the Intermediate Technician (AEMT) curriculum with inclusion of the National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards. It will refresh EMT Intermediate Technician students in the competencies required to maintain their present state license or transition to the Advanced EMT. Components will include preparatory, A & P, advanced assessments and treatments in medical and trauma patients, advanced life support per current AHA guidelines, shock and fluid resuscitation, advanced airway management, special considerations for age-related variables, and EMS operations. Advanced EMT Program
Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic   Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic Program
Paramedic Technician   Paramedic Technician Program
Emergency Medical Service Operations    
First Aid Training Inc Environment The Heartsaver First Aid Course is designed to teach rescuers the knowledge and psychomotor skills they need to recognize emergencies and to give CPR and first aid until EMS arrives. The goal of the course is to train laypeople in first aid assessments and actions that have been shown to make a difference in mortality and morbidity rates.
 
 
First Responder Transition Refresher This class will include the review and revision of the Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) curriculum with inclusion of the National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards to allow students to transition. This program is designed to serve as a refresher for the student who has previously attended and completed the EMR course.

PREREQUISITE: Certification as a First Responder as evidenced by successful completion of the Department of Transportation (DOT) EMR course
 
 
Medic First Aid This course will help students gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence necessary to manage a medical emergency using CPR, an automated external defibrillator (AED), and first aid until more advanced help is available. This course will certify a student for two years in CPR/AED/1st Aid.
 
 
Pediatric Advanced Life Support    
Pediatric Medic First Aid This course will recertify a student in Pediatric Medic First Aid & CPR. Students will renew their skills in CPR, an automated external defibrillator (AED) and first aid for infants and children. Students must have taken the original course, Pediatric Medic First Aid & CPR 42531464 within the last two years. This course will renew a studentís certification for 2 years.  
 
To register for a class, use WITC's Search Course Offerings page and in the Search by Subject Area and Location and Semester area, select Emergency Medical Serv from the first drop-down menu.

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