EMS Safety


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NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS (NAEMT) EMS SAFETY COURSE

NAEMT's EMS Safety course aims to promote a culture of EMS safety and reduce the number and intensity of injuries incurred by EMS practitioners in carrying out their work. The course increases the practitioners' awareness and understanding of EMS safety standards and practices and develops their ability to implement them effectively.
 

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OBJECTIVE


EMS Safety is an eight-hour class. The curriculum covers crew resource management, emergency vehicle safety, responsibilities in scene operations, patient handling, and personal health, as well as patient, practitioner, and bystander safety. It offers an overview of current issues surrounding safety in EMS, presents and discusses case studies, builds risk assessment and decision-making skills, and provides an opportunity for participants to relate their own experiences with EMS safety issues.

To complete the course and obtain your certification, you must attend the entire program and score at least 80% on the written examination.

MATERIALS

You must purchase the following EMS Safety Workbook to attend class. You may purchase the EMS Safety Workbook by clicking on the link below.

EMS Safety Workbook

COST

$100 per participant

 

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