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Location:

Nassau County Fire Police EMS Academy at Nassau University Medical Center, 2201 Hempstead Turnpike, Building B, 2nd Floor, East Meadow, New York.

Length:

165 hours.

Dates:

August 2020- present.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will: appropriately assess and correctly treat a single or multiple systems trauma patient; appropriately assess and correctly treat a patient suffering from a medical emergency including conditions involving the respiratory system, cardiovascular system, nervous system, muscular system, skeletal system, integumentary system, endocrine system, digestive system, genitourinary systems, and reproductive system; discuss the principles used in treating medical emergencies involving pediatrics, obstetrics, neonates, shock, behavioral disorders, toxicology, alcoholism and drug abuse, geriatrics, anaphylaxis, and infectious diseases; perform the following skills at the appropriate time in the correct situation: airway control and ventilation, placement of advanced airways; intravenous cannulation, administration of medications by intravenous, intramuscular or subcutaneous route, electrical therapy, fixation and traction splinting, and spinal immobilization; demonstrate disentanglement of a patient, packaging and removal from the scene, radio communications with medical control and use of report writing skills; discuss and demonstrate the roles and responsibilities of the AEMT in performing both the emergency and operational aspects of the job.

Instruction:

This program is designed to provide the advanced education needed by AEMT's to administer patient care in the pre-hospital setting. This program covers all techniques of advanced emergency medical care presently considered within the responsibilities of the AEMT as well as all operational aspects of the job which the student will be expected to perform. Emphasis is placed on recognition of symptoms of illness and injuries, and application of proper procedures of advanced emergency care. Demonstration, practice, clinical, and field experiences are carefully integrated with the didactic portion. Graduates of this course are entitled to sit for the NYS AEMT Certification Examination. 

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate / associate degree category, 8 semester hours in Health Sciences, Allied Health Sciences, Emergency Management or Emergency Medical Care, or Emergency Medical Services (8/20).

Location:

Nassau County Fire Police EMS Academy at Nassau University Medical Center, 2201 Hempstead Turnpike, Building B, 2nd Floor, East Meadow, New York.

Length:

93 hours.

Dates:

September 2020 - Present. 

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will: assess and correctly treat a single or multiple systems trauma patient; appropriately assess and correctly treat a patient suffering from a medical emergency including conditions involving the respiratory system, cardiovascular system, nervous system, muscular system, skeletal system, integumentary system, endocrine system, digestive system, genitourinary systems, and reproductive system; discuss the principles used in treating medical emergencies involving pediatrics, obstetrics, neonates, shock, behavioral disorders, toxicology, alcoholism and drug abuse, geriatrics, anaphylaxis, and infectious diseases; perform the following skills at the appropriate time in the correct situation: airway control and ventilation, placement of advanced airways; intravenous cannulation, administration of medications by intravenous, intramuscular or subcutaneous route, electrical therapy, fixation and traction splinting, and spinal immobilization; demonstrate disentanglement of a patient, packaging and removal from the scene, radio communications with medical control and use of report writing skills; discuss and demonstrate the roles and responsibilities of the AEMT in performing both the emergency and operational aspects of the job.

Instruction:

This program is designed to provide the advanced education needed by AEMT's to renew their NYS license. This program covers all techniques of advanced emergency medical care presently considered within the responsibilities of the AEMT as well as all operational aspects of the job which the student will be expected to perform. Emphasis is placed on recognition of symptoms of illness and injuries, and application of proper procedures of advanced emergency care. Demonstration, practice, clinical, and field experiences are carefully integrated with the didactic portion. Graduates of this course are entitled to sit for the NYS AEMT Certification Examination. 

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate / associate degree category, 4 semester hours in Health Sciences, Allied Health Sciences, Emergency Management or Emergency Medical Care (8/20). NOTE: Credit should only be awarded once, regardless of the number of times taken.

Location:
Nassau County Fire Police EMS Academy at Nassau University Medical Center, 2201 Hempstead Turnpike, Building B, 2nd Floor, East Meadow, New York.
Length:

Version 1: 96 hours (maximum number of hours; actual number determined by results of initial challenge exam*).  Version 2: 90 hours (maximum number of hours; actual number determined by results of initial challenge exam*).

Dates:

Version 1: January 2004 - July 2015. Version 2: August 2015 - Present.

Objectives:

Version 1 and 2: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: discuss basic human anatomy and physiology; discuss the rationale and fundamentals of pre-hospital care and treatment of the sick and injured; perform a primary and secondary patient survey by evaluating and treating a patient with suspected respiratory or circulatory distress and performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation and clearing an obstructed airway; demonstrate proper use of automated external defibrillator; recognize the signs, symptoms and treatment of shock, internal hemorrhage, and external hemorrhage, central nervous system disorders and deficiency, and types and degree of burns; perform immobilization techniques; on an obstetrical manikin, prepare a mother for a cephalic birth; demonstrate the procedure for dealing with an emotionally disturbed patient; demonstrate basic disentanglement of a patient, packaging, and removal from the scene; discuss patient safety and care at the scene and during transport; file a standardized NYS Patient Care Report; discuss the role and responsibilities of the EMT in performing both the emergency and operational aspects of the job; demonstrate appropriate diagnostic and emergency treatment procedures; demonstrate the proper use and care of emergency equipment.

Instruction:

Version 1 and 2: This course reviews the content of the NYS Emergency Medical Technician - Basic course, updates any changes in medical techniques and practices, and addresses current trends and issues. The course covers all techniques of emergency medical care presently considered within the responsibilities of the emergency medical technician as well as all operational aspects of the job which students are expected to perform. Emphasis is placed on recognition of symptoms of illnesses and injuries and application of proper procedures of emergency care. Demonstration and practice are carefully integrated into the didactic portion. The curriculum consists of seven modules: pre-hospital environment; airway and ventilation; assessment; medical emergencies; trauma; pediatrics; operations. Graduates of this course are eligible to recertify as EMTs by sitting for the New York State EMT Certification Examination. Prerequisite: New York State certification as an Emergency Medical Technician.

Credit recommendation:

Version 1: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 2 semester hours in Health Sciences, Allied Health Sciences, or Emergency Medical Care (7/05) (7/10 revalidation). *NOTE: Credit is recommended only for those individuals who have either passed all areas of the initial challenge exam or who have been successfully retested by the course sponsor in all areas in which remediation was required as indicated by the results of the initial challenge exam. NOTE: The credit recommendation for this course is not considered duplicative of the credit recommended for Emergency Medical Technician - Basic. Version 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 2 semester hours in Health Sciences, Allied Health Sciences, Emergency Management, or Emergency Medical Care (8/15 revalidation) (8/20 revalidation).  NOTE: The credit recommendation for this course is not considered duplicative of the credit recommended for Emergency Medical Technician - Basic.

Location:
Nassau County Fire Police EMS Academy at Nassau University Medical Center, 2201 Hempstead Turnpike, Building B, 2nd Floor, East Meadow, New York.
Length:

Version 1: 71 hours (13 weeks). Version 2: 104 hours (13 weeks) includes 28 lab hours.

Dates:

Version 1: June 2004 - July 2015. Version 2: August 2015 - Present.

Objectives:

Version 1 and 2: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: describe basic human anatomy and physiology; explain the rationale and describe fundamentals of pre-hospital care and treatment of the sick and injured; perform assessment, including scene size-up, initial patient assessment, physical exam, and patient/family questioning; treat patients suffering from trauma or medical emergency; perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automatic external cardiac defibrillation, and clear an obstructed airway; recognize the signs, symptoms and treatment of shock and external hemorrhage; perform immobilization techniques; prepare a mother for cephalic delivery; provide care to a newborn; demonstrate basic disentanglement of a patient, packaging and preparation for removal from the scene of an emergency; file a standardized NYS Patient Care Report; describe the roles and responsibilities of the first responder in performing both emergency and operational aspects of the job; demonstrate proper use and care of emergency equipment.

Instruction:

Version 1 and 2: This course is designed to provide the basic education needed by first responders to provide patient care in the pre-hospital setting. The course covers all techniques of emergency medical care currently considered within the responsibilities of first responders, as well as the operational aspects of the job that students are expected to perform. Demonstration and skill practice are integrated into the didactic instruction. The curriculum consists of seven modules: preparatory, airways, patient assessment, cardiac arrest and CPR, illness and injury, childbirth and children, and operations. In addition, the following areas are covered: CPR re-certification, overview of the pediatric patient, care of newborn, neonate resuscitation, rapid takedown, rapid extrication, and helmet removal. Graduates of this course are entitled to sit for the NYS Certification Examination for First Responder.

Credit recommendation:

Version 1: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Health Science, Allied Health Sciences, Emergency Medical Care, or Nursing (7/05) (7/10 revalidation) (8/20 revalidation). Version 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Health Science, Allied Health Sciences, or Emergency Medical Care (8/15 revalidation).

Location:
Nassau County Fire Police EMS Academy at Nassau University Medical Center, 2201 Hempstead Turnpike, Building B, 2nd Floor, East Meadow, New York.
Length:

Version 1: 186 hours (27 weeks); includes 10 hours of clinical observation. Version 2: 172 hours (27 weeks) includes 10 hours of clinical and ambulance rotations.

Dates:

Version 1: September 2004 - July 2015. Version 2: August 2015 - Present.  

Objectives:

Version 1 and 2: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: discuss basic human anatomy and physiology; discuss the rationale and fundamentals of pre-hospital care and treatment of the sick and injured; perform a primary and secondary patient survey by evaluating and treating a patient with suspected respiratory or circulatory distress and performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation and clearing an obstructed airway; demonstrate proper use of automated external defibrillator; recognize the signs, symptoms and treatment of shock, internal hemorrhage, and external hemorrhage, central nervous system disorders and deficiency, and types and degree of burns; perform immobilization techniques; on an obstetrical manikin, prepare a mother for a cephalic birth; demonstrate the procedure for dealing with an emotionally disturbed patient; demonstrate basic disentanglement of a patient, packaging, and removal from the scene; discuss patient safety and care at the scene and during transport; file a standardized NYS Patient Care Report; discuss the role and responsibilities of the EMT in performing both the emergency and operational aspects of the job; demonstrate appropriate diagnostic and emergency treatment procedures; and demonstrate the proper use and care of emergency equipment.

Instruction:

Version 1 and 2: This course is designed to provide the basic education needed by emergency medical technicians to provide patient care in the pre-hospital setting. The course covers all techniques of emergency medical care presently considered within the responsibilities of the emergency medical technician as well as all operational aspects of the job which students are expected to perform. Emphasis is placed on recognition of symptoms of illnesses and injuries and application of proper procedures of emergency care. Demonstration, practice, and clinical observation are carefully integrated into the didactic portion. The curriculum consists of seven modules: pre-hospital environment; airway and ventilation; assessment; medical emergencies; trauma; pediatrics; operations.

Credit recommendation:

Version 1: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 6 semester hours in Health Sciences, Allied Health Sciences, or Emergency Medical Care (7/05) (7/10 revalidation). Version 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 6 semester hours in Health Sciences, Allied Health Sciences, Emergency Management or Emergency Medical Care (8/15 revalidation) (8/20 revalidation).

Location:
Nassau County Fire Police EMS Academy at Nassau University Medical Center, 2201 Hempstead Turnpike, Building B, 2nd Floor, East Meadow, New York.
Length:

Version 1: 1,400 hours (13 months) includes 412 hours didactic, 192 hours laboratory skill practice, 546 hours clinical and 250 hours field internship. Version 2: 1,400 hours (13 months) includes 464 hours didactic, 172 hours laboratory skill practice, 514 hours clinical, and 250 hours field internship.

Dates:

Version 1: September 2004 - July 2015. Version 2: August 2015 - Present.

Objectives:

Version 1 and 2: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: appropriately assess and correctly treat a single or multiple systems trauma patient in any given situation; appropriately assess and correctly treat a patient suffering from a medical emergency including conditions involving the respiratory system, cardiovascular system, nervous system, muscular system, skeletal system, integumentary system, endocrine system, digestive system, genitourinary system, and reproductive system; discuss the principles used in treating medical emergencies involving pediatrics, obstetrics, neonates, shock, behavioral disorders, toxicology, alcoholism and drug abuse, geriatrics, anaphylaxis, and infectious diseases; perform the following skills at the appropriate time in the correct situation: airway control and ventilation, endotracheal intubation; intravenous cannulation, administration of medications by intravenous, intramuscular or subcutaneous route, defibrillation, EKG interpretation, chest decompression, emergency cricothyrotomy, application of pneumatic antishock garment (PASG), fixation and traction splinting, bandaging, spinal immobilization and use of other devices appropriate to the care of the sick and injured; demonstrate disentanglement of a patient, packaging and removal from the scene, radio communications with medical control and use of report writing skills; and discuss and demonstrate the roles and responsibilities of the paramedic in performing both the emergency and operational aspects of the job.

Instruction:

Version 1 and 2: This program is designed to provide the advanced education needed by paramedics to administer patient care in the pre-hospital setting. This program covers all techniques of advanced emergency medical care presently considered within the responsibilities of the paramedic as well as all operational aspects of the job which students are expected to perform. Emphasis is placed on recognition of symptoms of illness and injuries, and application of proper procedures of advanced emergency care. Demonstration, practice, clinical, and field experiences are carefully integrated with the didactic portion. The curriculum consists of eight divisions: preparatory, airway management, patient assessment, trauma, medical, special considerations, assessment based management, operations. Graduates of the program are entitled to sit for the New York State Paramedic Certification Examination.

Credit recommendation:

Version 1: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 37 semester hours in Allied Health Sciences distributed as follows: 25 lecture, 8 clinical, and 4 field experience.(7/05) (7/10 revalidation). Version 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 37 semester hours in Allied Health Sciences, Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Services, Health Science, Occupational Safety and Paramedic Science distributed as follows: 25 lecture, 8 clinical, and 4 field experience (8/15 revalidation) (8/20 revalidation). 

Location:
Nassau County Fire Police EMS Academy at Nassau University Medical Center, 2201 Hempstead Turnpike, Building B, 2nd Floor, East Meadow, New York.
Length:

Version 1: 132 hours (maximum number of hours; actual number determined by results of initial challenge exam*). Version 2: 135 hours (maximum number of hours; actual number determined by results of initial challenge exam*).

Dates:

Version 1 and 2: September 2004 - Present.

Objectives:

Version 1 and 2: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: appropriately assess and correctly treat single or multiple systems trauma patients in any given situation; appropriately assess and correctly treat patients suffering from medical emergencies, including: conditions involving the respiratory system, cardiovascular system, nervous system, muscular system, skeletal system, integumentary system, endocrine system, digestive system, genitourinary system, and reproductive system; discuss the principles used in treating medical emergencies involving pediatrics, obstetrics, neonates, shock, behavioral disorders, toxicology, alcoholism and drug abuse, geriatrics, anaphylaxis, and infectious diseases; perform the following skills at the appropriate time in the correct situation: airway control and ventilation, endotracheal intubation; intravenous cannulation, administration of medications by intravenous, intramuscular or subcutaneous route, defibrillation, EKG interpretation, chest decompression, emergency cricothyrotomy, application of pneumatic antishock garment (PASG), fixation and traction splinting, bandaging, spinal immobilization and use of other devices appropriate to the care of the sick and injured; demonstrate disentanglement of a patient, packaging and removal from the scene, radio communications with medical control and use of report writing skills;and discuss and demonstrate the roles and responsibilities of the paramedic in performing both the emergency and operational aspects of the job.

Instruction:

Version 1 and 2: This course reviews the content of the NYS EMT - Paramedic course, updates any changes in medical techniques and practices, and addresses current trends and issues. This course covers all techniques of advanced emergency medical care presently considered within the responsibilities of the paramedic as well as all operational aspects of the job which students are expected to perform. Emphasis is placed on recognition of symptoms of illness and injuries, and application of proper procedures of advanced emergency care. Demonstration and practice are carefully integrated with the didactic portion. The curriculum consists of eight divisions: preparatory, airway management, patient assessment, trauma, medical, special considerations, assessment based management, operations. In addition, an expanded treatment of anatomy and physiology of the human body systems is included, as is a section on incident command. Graduates of the program are entitled to recertify as an EMT-Paramedic by sitting for the New York State Examination. Prerequisite: New York State certification as a Paramedic.

Credit recommendation:

Version 1 and 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 4 semester hours in Paramedic Science, Allied Health Sciences, Emergency Medical Services, or Health Science (7/05) (7/10 revalidation) (8/15 revalidation) (8/20 revalidation). NOTE: The credit recommendation for this course is not considered duplicative of the credit recommended for an EMT - Paramedic.

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