Courses in Emergency Medical Services

Emergency Medical Technician Initial (160 Hours)

HEMS 1200     7.00 Credits
Course Outline
This course will provide the participant the necessary didactic and cognitive skills to enter the Basic Life Support Ambulance occupation arena as an EMT. Upon successful completion of this course the participant will be able to take the National registry of Emergency Medical Technician written and practical examination, administered by the Minnesota EMS Regulatory Board. The course follows the guidelines established by the United States Department of Transportation and meets the requirements set forth by the Minnesota EMS Regulatory Board. This course is a requirement to progress into the Intensive Care Paramedic Program of study. (Prerequisite: Student must be 18 years of age by the start of the course.)

EMT Practical Skills Review & Exam

HEMS 1202     - Credits
This course is designed for second year paramedic students who are using the 48 hour EMSRB continuing education option for recertification. This course will review the basic skills for the EMT practical exam and also test those skills.

Emergency Medical Technician Refresher (24 Hours)

HEMS 1220     2.00 Credits
Course Outline
This course will provide the participant the necessary didactic and cognitive skills to continue in the Basic Life Support Ambulance occupation arena as an EMT. Upon successful completion of this course, the participant will be able to take the practical examination administered by the Minnesota EMS Regulatory Board. The course follows the guidelines established by the guidelines established by the United States Department of Transportation and meets the requirements set forth by the Minnesota EMS Regulatory Board.

First Responder Initial (48 Hours)

HEMS 1300     2.00 Credits
Course Outline
This 48-hour course provides emergency care training to fire/rescue personnel, law enforcement officers, industrial safety personnel, especially when they are the first on the scene of injuries and medical problems. The course is approved by the Minnesota EMS Regulatory Board and Post-Board approved. As a result of 1999 Minnesota Legislation, prospective First Responder students who have committed misdemeanors, gross misdemeanors or felonies may not qualify to be certified as First Responders. (Prerequisite: None)

First Responder Refresher (16 Hours)

HEMS 1320     1.00 Credits
Course Outline
This course is designed to provide the First Responder at the scene of a medical emergency the necessary knowledge and skills to manage patient care until the arrival of ambulance personnel. This course is for individuals who are currently First Responders needing to refresh to maintain certification. This course meets or exceeds the guidelines set forth by the United States Department of Transportation and the Minnesota EMS Regulatory Board.

First Responder Refresher (16 Hours)

HEMS 1321     - Credits
This 16-hour course provides refresher training for state certified First Responders who need to refresh every two years. It is intended as an update on revised emergency care skills and techniques for recertification. The course is approved by the Minnesota EMS Regulatory Board and Post-Board approved. Certification is recognized for a two-year period. As a result of 1999 Minnesota Legislation, prospective First Responder students who have committed misdemeanors, gross misdemeanors or felonies may not qualify to be certified as First Responders. (Prerequisite: State Certified First Responder).

3 Hr. Athletic Injuries

HEMS 2825     - Credits
This course will teach the learning more information about athletic injuries and how to treat them.

8-Hour OSHA Emergency Care/First Aid

HEMS 2830     - Credits
This training course in emergency care includes topics for initial treatment of injuries and medical emergencies which may occur in the workplace. This course meets OSHA and MSHA standards and certification is issued for a two-year period. This course does not include any CPR training.

3-Hour OSHA Emergency Care/First Aid

HEMS 2831     - Credits
Learn the proper immediate first steps of treating workplace injuries and medical emergencies. Covering those first-action topics; this course satisfies OSHA and MSHA standards with certification issued for a two-year period. The course does not include CPR training.

8-Hour AHA CPR Instructor Initial

HEMS 2838     - Credits
This is the course you need to become an AHA instructor for CPR, AED and First Aid. This training expands your teaching methodologies, provides you with the background and in-depth understanding of the material you'll be teaching and sharpens your skills as an instructor for all of the AHA's Basic Life Support CPR courses. Prerequisites: 1) Must have a current AHA Healthcare Provider CPR card; 2) Must align with an AHA Training Center, purchase a BLS Instructor Manual, read the BLS Instructor Student Workbook; order and complete the online BLS Instructor Course Essentials, print the certificate of completion to provide a copy to the College to take the classroom portion of the class; 3) Must attend an in-person class with our AHA Training Center Faculty. Once you have completed this class, you will be monitored by Training Center Faculty as you teach your first course. Please note: The BLS Instructor Card is issued by the Training Center you are aligned with, and only after all steps and corresponding paperwork are completed.

8-Hour AHA CPR Instructor Recertification

HEMS 2840     - Credits
This class provides a skills refresher for participants with a current Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR Instructor Certification. This class will enable you to renew your certification with the American Heart Association and your Training Center. You must have also taught four (4) classes in the previous recertification period and be in good standing with the AHA Minnesota Affiliate.

6-Hour Healthcare Provider CPR Recertification

HEMS 2841     - Credits
Still CPR-certified but want a refresher? This course is for those certified during the previous two years and covers the current National CPR guidelines for adult, child and infant CPR, obstructed airway techniques and automatic defibrillation procedures. A new 2-year American Heart Association card will be issued.

5-Hour Healthcare Provider CPR Recertification

HEMS 2843     - Credits
This course is designed as a refresher training for persons certified during the previous two years. Content includes current National CPR guidelines for Adult, Child and Infant CPR and obstructed airway techniques as well as automatic defibrillation procedures. A 2 year American Heart Association card will be issued upon course completion.

3-Hour AdultSaver CPR

HEMS 2845     - Credits
This course will show you not only how to administer CPR, but to recognize the signs and symptoms of heart attack and stroke. Youll learn how to perform CPR, clear airway obstructions and use the automatic defibrillator. The course will also cover risk factors for heart disease and stroke. A 2-year American Heart Association card will be issued.

8-Hour Healthcare Provider CPR - Initial

HEMS 2855     - Credits
Designed for emergency care/health care providers, this course covers the current national CPR guidelines for adult, child and infant CPR, obstructed airway techniques and automatic defibrillation procedures. A 2-year American Heart Association card will be issued.

4-Hour Pediatric CPR

HEMS 2870     - Credits
This course includes skills for CPR and relief of obstructed airways for infants 0-1 year old and children 1-8 years old. This course certification meets requirements for licensed daycare providers and also valuable for parents and others in charge of care for children. Participants receive a 2-year certification card upon successful completion.

Pediatric CPR & 1st Aid

HEMS 2872     - Credits
This course will combine both CPR and first aid skills. The CPR portion includes skills for CPR and relief of obstructed airways for infants 0-1 year old and children 1-8 years old. This course certification meets requirements for licensed daycare providers and also valuable for parents and others in charge of care for children. For the first aid portion, the course will also cover some basic first aid skills which would be needed for day care providers. Skills to include bleeding, shock, falls, seizures, heat & cold emergencies, and poisonings. Participants receive a 2-year certification card upon successful completion.

Pediatric CPR & 1st Aid

HEMS 2873     - Credits
This course will combine both CPR and first aid skills. The CPR portion includes skills for CPR and relief of obstructed airways for infants 0-1 year old and children 1-8 years old. This course certification meets requirements for licensed daycare providers and also valuable for parents and others in charge of care for children. For the first aid portion, the course will also cover some basic first aid skills which would be needed for day care providers. Skills to include bleeding, shock, falls, seizures, heat & cold emergencies, and poisonings. Participants receive a 2-year certification card upon successful completion.

Tot Saver CPR & 1st Aid

HEMS 2874     - Credits
This course includes skills for CPR and relief of obstructed airways for infants 0-1 year old and children 1-8 years old. This course certification meets requirements for licensed daycare providers and also valuable for parents and others in charge of care for children. Participants receive a 2-year certification card upon successful completion.

OSHA Emergency Care & First Aid w/ AdultSaver CPR

HEMS 2880     - Credits
This training course in emergency care includes topics for initial treatment of injuries and medical emergencies which may occur in the workplace. This course does not include any CPR training.