New York City Fire Department | Evaluated Learning Experience
Certified Lab Instructor (INS 300)
Version 1, 2, and 3: 24 hours (2.5 weeks). Version 4 and 5: 29 hours (over 2 weeks).
Version 1: September 2002 - September 2007. Version 2: October 2007- October 2012. Version 3: November 2012 - May 2015. Version 4 and 5: June 2015 - Present.
Version 1, 2, and 3: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: serve under a certified instructor coordinator as a certified laboratory instructor in either an Emergency Medical Technician or Advanced Emergency Medical Technician course. Version 4 and 5: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: arrange the modular set up for an EMT basic course; explain the role of a certified lab instructor in EMS instruction; identify different ways in which students learn and be able to apply multiple teaching techniques when instructing EMS lab skills; explain the importance of communication in learning in order to communicate effectively with students and facilitate productive feedback sessions following EMS lab skill practice; design and run effective EMS lab skill scenarios; apply basic moulage techniques in EMS lab skill scenarios; analyze and critique student performance in EMS lab skills in the classroom and on New York State Practical Skills Exam; and differentiate among nuances in these evaluations and effectively participate in EMS instruction as a Certified Lab Instructor.
Version 1, 2, and 3: Major topics include: teaching adult learners, teaching BLS lab skills, overview of psychomotor objectives in the EMT-B curriculum, lab skills demo-trauma, medical, pediatric, medical and pediatric cardiac arrest, medical administration devices, upper airway adjuncts and suction, mouth to mask with /supplement oxygen and supplemental oxygen administration, and completion of 36-hour internship. Version 4 and 5: In addition to instruction listed in previous versions, this version replaces lecture hours with hands on activities, scenarios, and role plays.
Version 1, 2, and 3: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 1 semester hour in Educational Methods, Health Science, Emergency Medical Services Administration, or Fire Science Administration (10/07) (5/12 revalidation). NOTE: Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor, Certified Instructor Coordinator, Certified Lab Instructor, CPR-Instructor, and Pediatric Advanced Life Support Instructor overlap in content. The maximum credit recommendation for any combination of these courses is 3 semester hours. Version 4 and 5: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 2 semester hours in Educational Methods, Health Science, Emergency Medical Services Administration, or Fire Science Administration (6/15 revalidation). NOTE: Upon successful completion of NYS Certification, one additional semester hour is recommended for the 36-hour internship.