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The Nature Coast Emergency Medical Institute Paramedic Program is designed to prepare students to provide advanced life support measures as a member of an ambulance crew, at the scene of an accident, during transport to a hospital or medical facility, and in the medical facility. This unique program will enhance the quality of student learning and achievement outcomes through the use of human patient simulation training with a SimMan and SimBaby, tools not available anywhere else for Paramedic students in Citrus County.
Contact Ron Bray for more information
Phone: (352) 249 – 4760
The Nature Coast Emergency Medical Institute EMT program is designed to prepare students to provide basic life support measures as a member of an ambulance crew, at the scene of an accident, during transport to a hospital or medical facility, and in the medical facility. It will prepare students to sit for the Florida Bureau of EMS EMT Certification Exam. This unique program will enhance the quality of student learning and achievement outcomes through the use of human patient simulation training with a SimMan and SimBaby, tools not available anywhere else for EMT students in Citrus County.
Contact Lori Thompson for more information
Phone: (352) 249 – 4734 or (352) 601 – 7330
2018 EDUCATION COURSES OFFERED BY NATURE COAST EMERGENCY MEDICAL INSTITUTE
AMLS - Advanced Medical Life Support (AMLS) is the leading prehospital advanced medical assessment and treatment program that offers a "think outside the box" diagnosis methodology and is endorsed by the National Association of EMS Physicians.
ITLS - International Trauma Life Support ITLS courses give the student the knowledge and hands-on skills to take better care of trauma patients. ITLS stresses rapid assessment, appropriate intervention and identification of immediate life threats. The ITLS framework for rapid, appropriate and effective trauma care is a global standard that works in any situation.
PEDIATRIC ITLS - ITLS Pediatric focuses on the special needs of young trauma patients. In 8 hours, you will learn the principles of proper assessment, management, critical interventions, patient packaging, and rapid transport. You also will practice proven techniques for communicating with young patients and their parents. The practical skills you gain will enable you to feel confident and competent when you care for a critically injured child.
PEPP - Pediatric Education for Prehospital Providers 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.
ASLS - Advanced Stroke Life Support ® is a practical, hands-on, 8-hour course that:
Advanced 12 Lead
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Course Critical Care Paramedic
This course will follow the full scope of critical care paramedic education and is an educational program for paramedics and nurses who perform inter-facility transports, moving very sick patients from one hospital to another for further care and treatment. Students in this education program, if recognized by their EMS employee, can have an expanded scope of practice allowing them to administer more medications than the normal EMT – Paramedic. This Critical Care Paramedic course is presented for health care providers that routinely participate in inter-facility transports involving complex medical patient, (critical care patients).
The program includes instruction in all common aspects of critical care assessment and management including pathophysiology, pharmacology, 12-lead ECG interpretation, interpretation of laboratory values, interpretation of routine diagnostic images, ventilator management, aortic balloon pump management, differential diagnosis and critical thinking skills. The program will incorporate clinical rotations to allow for observation of the skills presented throughout the course.
EVOC - EMERGENCY VEHICLE OPERATOR COURSE : Length of this program 16 hours 1st day is classroom 2nd day in driving pad. Abstract: The operator of emergency vehicles in today’s society carries a heavy responsibility. The penalty for not adequately training your operators also carries legal consequences. Emergency vehicle operators and the entities they represent have been held both criminally and civilly responsible for their actions. This program was developed to teach the emergency vehicle operator proper driving technique, the mental as well as the physical aspects of the driving task. The program points out the longterm impact of an accident involving an emergency vehicle on the operator, the emergency service organization and the community in which they serve. The books are included in the course fee.
American Heart Association Training Center
Nature Coast EMS is an American Heart Association Training Center and offers all of the AHA Programs including:
Please visit the American Heart Association website for more information.
Need CPR/ACLS training now? You can do the AHA Online option for classroom at http://www.onlineaha.org/courses # then contact us for skills assesment, Part 2 and 3.
About the Oak Hill Hospital/Nature Coast Emegency Medical Institute Consortium for Paramedic Education
The Oak Hill Hospital/Nature Coast Emergency Medical Institute Paramedic program has been issued a Letter of Review by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). This letter is NOT a CAAHEP accreditation status, it is a status signifying that a program seeking initial accreditation has demonstrated sufficient compliance with the accreditation Standards through the Letter of Review Self Study Report (LSSR) and other documentation. Letter of Review is recognized by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) for eligibility to take the NREMT's Paramedic credentialing examination(s). However, it is NOT a guarantee of eventual accreditation.
To contact CoAEMSP: 8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111‐312 Rowlett, TX 75088 214‐703‐8445 FAX 214‐703‐8992 www.coaemsp.org.