Mar 02, 2024
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.
At the completion of the EMS Instructor certificate the student will be able to:
- Define the term Learning
- Apply theories, principles and conditions for learning when discussing the adult response to education
- Identify factors that affect the learning process
- Identify Adult Teaching-Learning theories as defined by adult learning theorists such as Malcolm Knowles
- Identify characteristics of an effective instructor
- Describe strategies that will create a positive learning environment for students
- Develop instructional goals for training programs
- Discuss State of Connecticut OEMS guidelines for program presentation
Total Credits: 9
All courses taken in this certificate program can lead to our associate degree in Paramedic Studies: Emergency Medical Services Instructor Option.
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