Emergency Medical Services (Instructor)

 

Overview

The Emergency Medical Services Instructor (EMS-I) Certificate is designed to provide clinically competent participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to deliver an effective training program. The program will cover education theory, program preparation, classroom presentation, administration and evaluation.

There is a computer-based component to this course as well as a teaching internship component. Students will need access to a computer and e-mail. It is recommended that students have a working knowledge of the graphic presentation package Microsoft PowerPoint. All students must have a valid EMS Certification. Upon successful completion, the graduate will be qualified to apply to the State Department of Public Health, OEMS, for state certification as an EMS-I.

Admission

In order to be admitted into the Paramedic classes, applicants must submit:

  • Current State EMT Certification
  • Current CPR certification
  • Two written recommendations from two health professionals
  • Validation of 50-75 patient care calls as an EMT
  • Copy of high school diploma or equivalency
  • Completion of CCC placement tests
  • Final acceptance contingent upon documentation of immunization and health verification

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Learning Outcomes

At the completion of the EMS Instructor certificate the student will be able to:

  1. Define the term Learning
  2. Apply theories, principles and conditions for learning when discussing the adult response to education
  3. Identify factors that affect the learning process
  4. Identify Adult Teaching-Learning theories as defined by adult learning theorists such as Malcolm Knowles
  5. Identify characteristics of an effective instructor
  6. Describe strategies that will create a positive learning environment for students
  7. Develop instructional goals for training programs
  8. Discuss State of Connecticut OEMS guidelines for program presentation

Course of Study

CREDITS
EMS* 101 Emergency Medical Services Education I 3
EMS* 102 Emergency Medical Services Education II 3
EMS* 103 Emergency Medical Services Education III 3
TOTAL CREDITS
9

Program Effectiveness Data

Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services ProfessionsThe Capital Community College Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). In addition to the goals and student learning outcomes, the performance of the program is reflected through program effectiveness data as defined CoAEMSP.

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
(727) 210-2350
www.caahep.org

To contact CoAEMSP:
8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
214-703-8445
FAX 214-703-8992
www.coaemsp.org

CAAHEP - Committees on Accreditation of Allied Health Education ProgramsProgram effectiveness data includes the program completion rate, credentialing examination pass rate and job placement rate. Explanations of these measures and program data that correspond with the annual report most recently submitted to the CoAEMSP are noted below. Questions about program effectiveness data should be directed to the Program Coordinator at (860) 906-5153. The program’s 2015 annual report reflected the following:

Retention

This is an annual measurement of the number of students that began the program divided by the number of students that actually completed the program. The annual report tracks this for the past three years. The retention rates were

Year 2016 2015 2014 Three year total from 2013 to 2016 Five year total from 2011 to 2016
Retention 73.3% 63.0% 50.0% 54.7% 57.0%
National Registry Examination Pass Rate

This is the number of students that pass the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician certification examination. This data is reported for the cognitive exam (written exam) and psychomotor exam (practical exam) and is also reported by year. The pass rates were

Year 2016 2015 2014 Three year total from 2013 to 2016 Five year total from 2011 to 2016
Cognitive exam 93.8% 100% 100% 98.8% 99.3%
Psychomotor exam 100% 100% 100% 100% 98.0%
Job Placement Rate

This is the number of students that gain employment in the profession as a paramedic within six months of graduation for the past three years. The data reported for positive placement were

Year 2016 2015 2014 Three year total from 2013 to 2016 Five year total from 2011 to 2016
Positive Placement 45.2% 96.4% 71.4% 80.2% 85.7%

CONTACT
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Daniel Tauber, M.Ed, CCEMTP, NRP, NCEE, EMS-I
Professor, Program Coordinator, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Technology Administration and Paramedic
Room 1009
dtauber@capitalcc.edu
(860) 906-5153

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Debra McAuliffe Johnson
Health Careers Secretary
Room 1008
djohnson1@capitalcc.edu
(860) 906-5154