NAEMT National Association for Emergency Medical Technicians
Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC)
The course presents the three phases of tactical care and integrates EMS, Fire and LE
- Hot Zone/Direct Threat Care that is rendered while under attack or in adverse conditions.
- Warm Zone/Indirect Threat Care that is rendered while the threat has been suppressed but may resurface at any point.
- Cold Zone/Evacuation Care that is rendered while the casualty is being evacuated from the incident site.
Provider Course: 16-hour classroom course for EMTs and paramedics. TECC providers for 4 years, and 16 hours of CAPCE credit.
Refresher Course: 8-hour course for individuals who have successfully completed the 16-hour TECC provider course within the past four years. Certificate of completion and 8 hours of CAPCE credit.
TECC for Law Enforcement Officers and First Responders (TECC-LEO): An 8-hour classroom course specifically designed for law enforcement officers. Certificate of completion, TECC-LEO provider for 4 years, and 8 hours of CAPCE credit.
First on Scene (General Public or Providers)
First on the Scene (FOTS), developed by NAEMT and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), provides instructors with a toolkit to teach the general public basic emergency response to life-threatening emergencies until EMS arrives on the scene.
This course covers: Activating the 911 system, Hands-only CPR and AED, administering naloxone, administering epinephrine, responding to life-threatening bleeding, Penetrating chest trauma, Moving patients to safety. Positioning injured patients
Community Paramedicine Course Series
Motivational Interviewing is a 6-hour interactive classroom course designed to introduce paramedics to the core concepts of motivational interviewing, social and cultural determinants of health, theory of change, SMART goals, and both why and how to establish professional boundaries with patients.
Wellness and Nutrition
This 3-hour course teaches students to identify and assist their patients in making healthy food choices. It defines the five food groups, nutrient types, vitamins, and minerals, and the characteristics of a well-balanced diet. Students will learn to conduct a nutritional assessment, develop a food plan, interpret food labels, and identify food safety and handling practices.
Hospice and Palliative Care is a 5-hour course that introduces students to end-of-life care concepts and discusses the process of dying and identify causes of death. Students will learn to differentiate between palliative and hospice care and identify members of the patient’s healthcare team. Students will discuss the bereavement, mourning, and grieving processes and identify cultural and religious differences in managing end-of-life issues. Students will also learn interaction techniques to use with patients, family members, and children. In addition, students will be introduced to care plans and potential complications and learn to differentiate between types of advance directives.
The recommended textbook for this course is Community Health Paramedicine, Jones & Bartlett Learning.
EMS Safety Course
Provider Course: 8-hour classroom course for EMS practitioners at all levels. Certificate of completion, EMS Safety providers for 4 years, and 8 hours of CAPCE credit.
Emergency Pediatric Care
Provider Course: 16-hour course This course may be offered as a classroom course, or a hybrid course where students take 8 hours of the course online followed by 8 hours in the classroom. EPC providers for 4 years, and 16 hours of CAPCE credit.
Online Module: 8-hour online module that covers the didactic portion of the EPC course. Upon successful completion of the module, students receive a certificate of completion and 8 hours of CAPCE credit.
Geriatric Education for EMS
Core Provider Course: 8-hour certificate of completion, providers for 4 years, and 8 hours of CAPCE credit.
Advanced Provider Course: 8- Students who successfully complete this course receive a certificate of completion, wallet card good for four years, and 8 hours of CAPCE credit.
Psychological Trauma in EMS Patients (PTEP)
EMS practitioners help alleviate patients’ hidden wounds – intense fear, stress and pain – during a medical emergency.
PTEP is designed for EMS practitioners and other prehospital providers. The course is accredited by CAPCE and recognized by NREMT. Certificate of completion, 4 years, and 8 hours of CAPCE credit.
EMS Vehicle Operator Safety (EVOS)
Drawing on the most current research about the behaviors and other hazards that lead to crashes, EVOS features case studies and analyses of both common and catastrophic collisions. .
Provider Course: Appropriate for EMS practitioners at all levels, this course can be offered as:
- 8-hour classroom course; or16-hour course with 8 hours of classroom content and 8 hours of hands-on driving instruction.
Certificate of completion, EVOS provider for 4 years, and either 8 or 16 hours of CAPCE credit.
Principles of Ethics and Personal Leadership (PEPL) is a 16-hour course that provides EMS and Mobile Healthcare (MHC) practitioners at all levels with the necessary knowledge and skills to effectively interact with patients and their families, other medical personnel, co-workers, supervisors and community residents at large.
PEPL is accredited by CAPCE and recognized by NREMT. Upon successful completion of this course, students receive a certificate of completion, wallet card good for 4 years, and 16 hours of CAPCE credit.
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