NREMT and State EMS Continuing Education for EMTs and EMRs (Online)
This EMS-CE (1 hour) - Communication, Terminology, and Scene Size-up course is intended to provide EMTs the opportunity to review specific components of the EMT Refresher training. This training can be used as a brief refresher on a specific topic as well as to obtain Continuing Education Units (CEUs) to help EMTs or Paramedics fulfill continuing education requirements.
This EMS-CEU ( 1 Hour) - Communication, Terminology, and Scene Size-up course has been approved for 1 Contact Hour (1.0 CEUs) of BLS/ALS Instructor-based Continuing Education by CE provider 56-0013.
This course is taken entirely online from any computer that has high speed internet and meets our System Requirements. No classroom to attend; no travel required.
There's no need to take the training in a single sitting. Start and stop as often as you want. Our system will track your progress, allowing you to resume your training where you left when you log in.
Have questions about the course? Contact an instructor by email or through our Instructor Hotline. You can expect to receive a response within an hour during business hours and are guaranteed a response within 24 hours.
Download, save, or print a certificate after completing your training. If selected during enrollment, your PVC wallet ID, with optional photo, will be mailed within 24 hours.
Take up to six months to complete your EMS-CE (1 hour) - Communication, Terminology, and Scene Size-up training.
Follow along as our narrator talks you through the course.
Telephone support is available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, including holidays.
This online Communication, Terminology, and Scene Size-up training is intended to provide emergency medical services workers with an understanding of common EMS terminology, effective means of communicating with patients and or EMS personnel, and how to assess a scene with the goal of helping victims and protecting yourself.
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Following the completion of all training content and achievement of passing scores on all exams, students will need to complete a brief evaluation and confirm his/her identity. After doing so, the student will have access to the course completion certificate.
This fully narrated course is built for success, and includes interactions, exercises, and quiz questions intended to help prepare students for the course exams. Students must answer each quiz question and complete each interaction in order to proceed.
This course has a final exam based on the content covered in the course. The exam consists of 10 questions selected at random from a larger pool of questions. A score of 80% or better is required to pass the exam. Students who do not pass the exam the first time may retake the exam as many times as necessary in order to pass.
This course is approved for 1 Contact Hour (1.0 CEUs) of EMS Continuing Education by approved California EMS provider #56-0013, CAPCE Provider #SUNI0321.
Basic Life Support / Advanced Life Support Continuing Education Provider Approval Number #56-0013.
This training alone does not satisfy the requirements of the EMT Refresher training. To refresh EMT certification, students must the the complete 24-hour EMS-CE EMT Refresher Topics course, and have valid CPR certification and EMT Skills Testing, the latter of which can be provided by any certified EMS-CE instructor in your area.
While the 24-hour EMS-CE EMT Refresher Topics training is valid in California, each State EMS Agency establishes its own specific EMT certification requirements, many of which utilize the certification process of the NREMT.
Additionally, local EMS agencies, EMS providers, and medical directors can establish higher standards and requirements. Please contact your EMS Agency for specific recertification requirements.
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Our courses are set up to take a specific amount of time. Some students may get through the training more quickly, while others may take longer to complete their training.
This course will take around 1 hour to complete.
Remember, this training should be used as an intricate tool in the context of an overall training program; it can be combined with other training throughout the year in order to meet any hour requirements needed.
No, our courses are designed so you can start and stop as needed, allowing you to break the training up over a longer period of time. Our system will keep track of your progress, enabling you to resume where you left off upon your next login. If you need to leave the computer for an extended amount of time you can click the Save Progress and Return to Course Outline link provided in the upper-right corner of the course to save your progress in the course.
Yes, you can take this course by signing in with your username and password from any location and computer with high-speed internet access. However, each computer needs to meet our Basic System Requirements for viewing our online courses.
Yes, once you have completed the course you will be able to download, save, or print a certificate of completion from your student account. Certificates are created in a pdf format. Users must have the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader before attempting to download the completion certificate.
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With so many people using mobile devices (e.g. tablets and smart phones) to check emails, do business, connect to social media, and even enjoy movies, Safety Unlimited, Inc. knows it's time to make some changes.
We're excited to announce a selection of courses is now available in HTML 5, making them more compatible with the browser on your mobile device. Many of our existing courses are presented using Adobe Flash Player and require additional software that may not be available on your mobile device. By comparison, our mobile-ready courses require only the most recent version of your mobile device's web browser, allowing students to take the course anywhere they have an internet connection.
Our Learning Management System tracks your progress, allowing you to switch between your computer and mobile device without retaking any training content. You can stop training in the middle of a section on one device and pick it up at the same spot on another. There is no need to complete an entire section in order to move from one device to another.
We are working on making ALL of our online courses MOBILE DEVICE READY. This gives you, the customer, the choice and flexibility to take our online training on your desktop, laptop, or handheld device, wherever you may be. You now have complete control of when and where you would like to take your online training!
Mobile versions of training are new, but we’ve identified some Pros and Cons during our extensive testing and listed them below.
During our testing we noticed tablets are much better for training than smartphones, due to their larger screen size. … The best way to see how well the training works on your device is to click on the DEMO button on this page.
Because this is a Beta version of our course, you may encounter some issues as we work out the kinks. If you have difficulties with this course, please contact Customer Support.
While HTML5 makes taking this course on mobile devices possible, not all mobile browsers are optimized for HTML5, meaning you may not have complete functionality. If you have difficulty taking this course using the browser on your mobile device, you may need to use a different browser.
Test the functionality of your browser using HTML5 and compare it to the performance of other browsers. If you find other browsers are more compatible than your own, you may want to make the switch.