EMS Safety Course

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Course Description
NAEMT’s 3rd edition EMS Safety course teaches students how to protect themselves and their patients while on the job. It promotes a culture of safety and helps reduce the number of on-the-job fatalities and injuries. EMS Safety is the only national, comprehensive safety course for EMS practitioners. Its interactive format features real-life case studies and compelling discussions on current safety issues, and provides students with a forum to share their own experiences. Course activities allow students to apply critical thinking and best safety practices to EMS scenarios.

Students are taught to:
* Identify and manage the hazards that can appear during daily tasks, from offensive drivers to violent encounters to chronic stress.
* Describe and apply the principles of crew resource management in EMS.
* Apply techniques to maintain safe vehicle operations.
* List and assess strategies to apply in the field that improve patient safety.
* Identify strategies to ensure practitioner safety.
* Strengthen resilience skills and focus on personal health to combat both chronic and critical incident stress.

Provider Cert validity
4 years

Who Should Attend
For all EMS practitioners, other medical professionals providing prehospital care, EMS supervisors, and administrations concerned with safety.

Course Duration

1 Day – 9am-6pm
(excludes time for remediation and reassessments)