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Tom Perroni
March 16th, 2010, 12:57 PM
Accelerated EMT – B Program

Dates: May 3, 2010- May 22, 2010 (15 Days)

Time: 9am-6pm

Location: Commonwealth Criminal Justice Academy, 1380 Central
Park Blvd, Suite # 208 Fredericksburg, Va. 22401

Prerequisites:

1. Student must be 16 years of age or older before the start of the course.
2. Hold an approved cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) course at the beginning date of the course. This certification must also be current at the time of state testing.
(CCJA will offer this training before this course for those enrolled and paid who need this training at no cost.)

Cost: $1,200.00 (This does not include Books and State or National test fees)

Coordinator: Charles A. Williams NREMT-P

Registration: Call (540) 322-3000 or e-mail ccjatraining@gmail.com

Books: Required text:
Mosby's EMT-Basic Textbook Revised 2nd Edition Revised
W. Stoy, T. Platt, D. Lejeune and the Center for Emergency Medicine, published by Mosby

Required text:
Mosby's EMT-Basic Workbook 2nd Edition
W. Stoy, T. Platt, D. Lejeune and the Center for Emergency Medicine, published by Mosby.

Program description:

Emergency Medical Technician – Basic (4 year certification)

The Emergency Medical Technician – Basic course is designed to provide training to prepare an individual to function independently in a medical emergency. This course provides the basic knowledge and skills needed to provide basic life support (BLS) care and is required to progress to more advanced levels of pre-hospital patient care.

The course requires a minimum of 111 hours of classroom and skills instruction and 10 hours of Clinical/Field rotations for a total of 121 hours of training.

Virginia Certification requires successful completion of a written and practical skills examination. This course is designed to train individuals to serve as a vital link in the chain of the health care team.

Student will be eligible to set for Virginia EMT-Basic exam Note: reciprocity available to the take National Registry Exam after gaining Virginia certification.

This includes all skills necessary to provide emergency medical care as an attendant-in-charge with a basic life support ambulance service or other specialized rescue service.

Upon successfully completion of the training program, the student will be capable of performing the following functions:

(1) Recognize the nature and seriousness of the patient’s condition or extent of injury to assess requirements for emergency care.

(2) Administer appropriate emergency care to stabilize the patient’s condition.

(3) Lift, move, position and otherwise handle the patient in a way as to minimize discomfort and further injury.

The EMT-Basic curriculum will be based upon the DOT National Standard Curriculum for the EMT-Basic (1994 edition) and the 2002 Supplemental Airway Modules for the 1994 EMT-Basic National Standard Curriculum. The EMT-Basic will be trained and proficient in all skills described in the DOT National Standard Curriculum for the EMT-Basic (1994 edition) and the 2002 Supplemental modules for the EMT-Basic: National Standard Curriculum.

Tom Perroni
April 7th, 2010, 09:33 PM
Bump ;)

Tom Perroni
May 6th, 2010, 08:13 PM
Just wanted to give an update on the EMT-B class:

We had 15 students. We now have 13 students; one was DOR one got re-deployed.

However we have a class full of first rate students.

1 SOF Medic
7 Contractors
1 Cop
1 former Medic
3 civilians

We have been in class 4 days and took a test on the first 8 chapters in the book class average was 84% with 110 questions. 100% pass rate on the "Air Way" practical.

Instructor Cadre:

Charlie Williams NREMT-P
Nate Moore NREMT-P
Sylvia Sullivan EMT Instructor
Tom Perroni EMT CEU Instructor / Red Cross Instructor Trainer
Nora Ramsey EMT Preceptor