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Top 8 Courses in Emergency Medicine 2019

If you are intrigued by the opportunity to really specialize in a particular subject, why not try taking a specific course to see how you like it? Courses are known as excellent ways to dip your toes into a field without over committing and are typically available to students of many ages.

What is a course in EMS and paramedics? Emergency services training involves much more than just basic first aid, as course students often come to find out. Taking an EMS and paramedics course may involve studying subjects such as wilderness survival, emergency preparedness tactics, CPR techniques, wounds and critical care, and trauma. Depending on the type of course, some classroom and written tests may be involved as well as a practical exam.

Through your work in EMS and paramedics, your emergency responder skills will probably heighten, as should your ability to think on your feet and react quickly and calmly to critical situations. Your medical knowledge and communication capabilities are also likely to improve.

No two EMS and paramedics courses cost the same amount, so it is nearly impossible to reach a ballpark tuition cost without knowing more details about the institution and the student. Students should consult directly with a financial aid expert to learn specifics.

Careers as paramedics, EMTs, or even 911 emergency responders are not likely to go out of style. As one of these highly trained professionals, you may be responsible for the safety and well-being of those in trauma. Employment as another type of medical professional may also be an option. Alternatively, you may wish to go into education, teaching the basics of emergency preparedness and survival through your own methods.

Depending on what you are looking for in your course, you may be able to find options throughout the globe. We have one of the most comprehensive program listings available for you to check out. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

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8 Results in Emergency Medicine

Formación Alcalá

Number of hours and credits: 500 hours and 20 ECTS credits ... [+]

Courses in Emergency Medicine. Number of hours and credits: 500 hours and 20 ECTS credits. Duration: 3 months minimum and maximum 7 months from the date of enrollment - Mode: Material provided in book form by + Evaluation and Tutorials - Virtual Training Platform Alcalá. GOALS Increase the effectiveness and quality-of-hospital emergency medical care. Provide general and specific knowledge about patterns of action and treatment of health personnel in emergencies. Evaluate the major signs and symptoms of urgent patient by primary survey of health workers. Insist on the importance of learning in early detection of symptoms through the update on health education. Effectively Sort the urgent demand by quick interview and dist... [-]
Spain Jaén
September 2019
Part-time
3 - 7 
Online
Oplex Careers

We’re offering you an online First Aid at Work training course for just £12.95. Whether you need to brighten up your CV, looking for a career change or just want to learn ... [+]

Apply Now for Summer 2017

We’re offering you an online First Aid at Work training course for just £12.95. Whether you need to brighten up your CV, looking for a career change or just want to learn something new, the online First Aid at Work Course is perfect.

Course Highlights Price: Only £12.95 Was £149.99 Course Type: Online Course Duration: 30 hours, recommended hours Syllabus: 6-course modules Tutor Support: Full tutor support included Exams: Yes, exam fees are included. Start learning: you can start your online learning 24/7 and study towards your goals. Fine Print Qualification: Level 3 CPD Award Certificate: PDF Certificate included with course, optional Hard Copies £9.99. Access: Unlimited 24/7 access for 12 months, option to extend if needed. Compatibility: Desktop, Mac, Laptop, Tablets, Smartphone and Smart Devices ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
Online
Keyin College

The Primary Care Paramedic Program is designed to give students the educational and hands-on training needed to become proficient in this challenging position to deliver ... [+]

The Primary Care Paramedic Program is designed to give students the educational and hands-on training needed to become proficient in this challenging position to deliver pre-hospital care. Particular emphasis is placed upon balanced training to enable graduates to meet a variety of physical, intellectual, emotional and medical needs of pre-hospital patients. Training includes all major aspects of medical care; the Primary Care Paramedic Program at Keyin College meets or exceeds the standards established by the Paramedic Association of Canada in its guidelines for the National Occupational Competencies Profiles for paramedics. Students will get extensive classroom training as well as field and clinical learning. Paramedics are highly skilled health care professionals who function in the realm of EMS, initiating medical treatment for individuals in crisis situations.... [-]

Canada Grand Falls-Windsor St. John's Stephenville Carbonear Burin Marystown Gander  + 4 More
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Kensington and Chelsea College

You’ve seen the blue lights flashing on the way to an accident, but this is only a small part of the work of Paramedics, which offers a variety of experiences on a day to ... [+]

Working in the health and care professions is a rewarding experience. Your first step to a career in health and care starts at Kensington and Chelsea College.

You may have been out of education for a while in which case the Pre Access and Access course will help you to develop the skills that you need to progress into Higher Education in a health-related field.

Course Overview

You’ve seen the blue lights flashing on the way to an accident, but this is only a small part of the work of Paramedics, which offers a variety of experiences on a day to day basis. Would you like to be a part of this rewarding profession? Did you leave school a long time ago? Did you fail to achieve your full potential at school? Do you feel it’s time for a new career, a change of direction? If you are over 19 and would like to gain the skills to go to university to study Paramedic Studies this is the course for you. ... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
Part-time
34 weeks
Campus
FutureLearn

Learn life-saving skills to treat choking, burns, wounds or cardiac arrest in children through this free online first aid course. ... [+]

Each year around 830,000 children die as a result of an accidental injury – whether from road traffic crashes, drowning, burns, falls or poisoning.

When a medical professional is not available, family members, carers, and teachers must be the first to react to accidents. It is their timely and effective actions that save lives.

Learn first aid techniques that will save children’s lives

On this free online course, you will learn to apply first aid, including CPR, effectively in the five most common causes of injuries in children:

Choking Bleeding Burns Wounds and abrasions Cardiac arrest.

In just four hours, you will learn key life-saving skills, to increase children’s survival rates and lessen the severity of injuries. We’ll cover key concepts, like basic care and assessment, and how to carry out first aid on babies, infants and children safely and effectively.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
January 2020
Part-time
2 weeks
Online
FutureLearn

This free, three-week online course will show you how to recognize and treat some of the commonest medical conditions that affect children. ... [+]

This free, three-week online course will show you how to recognize and treat some of the commonest medical conditions that affect children.

We will use a combination of brief lectures, video simulations and guided group discussions, to introduce you to a range of conditions including:

Fever Breathing Difficulty Head Injury Abdominal Pain Seizure Rash Dehydration Illness Minor Injury

For each condition, we will look at how children present, what is important in managing them outside of the hospital setting, and what other things could cause similar symptoms.

Learn with experienced consultants and paramedics

The team presenting the course includes consultants in Children’s Emergency Medicine and Senior Advanced Paramedics from the University of Birmingham and a range of medical establishments, including Birmingham Children’s Hospital, Bristol Children’s Hospital, West Midlands Ambulance Service, and Leicester University and Hospital.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
3 weeks
Online
FutureLearn

This free online course will equip you with an introductory understanding of ECG assessment and interpretation, which will support the further hands-on training that is n ... [+]

The electrocardiograph (also known as electrocardiogram) or ECG is a non-invasive diagnostic procedure, commonly used to assess people with known or suspected heart disease, in a variety of healthcare settings.

Competent recording, reading and interpretation is vital to ensure safe and effective care, yet ECGs are commonly undertaken by unqualified and junior staff, who have received little training.

Gain an introduction to ECG assessment and interpretation

This free online course will equip you with an introductory understanding of ECG assessment and interpretation, which will support the further hands-on training that is needed to competently perform the ECG test in clinical practice.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
November 2019
Part-time
2 weeks
Online
North Iowa Area Community College

The Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) course expands on the knowledge and skills of an EMT. ... [+]

The Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) course expands on the knowledge and skills of an EMT. This 113-hour course consists of didactic and hands-on skill sessions. The course includes in-depth discussion and application of skills based on anatomy and physiology, disease processes, intravenous therapy, and pharmacology. Advanced-level skills such as IV therapy and medication administration will be incorporated into the course. An additional 52 hours of hospital-based clinical and 48 hours of ambulance ride time are required. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be eligible to test for AEMT certification. Entrance Requirements for Advanced EMT:

Must be at least 17 years of age at the time of enrollment. Must be able to speak, write, and read English proficiently. Must be physically and emotionally capable of performing all functions and skills of an AEMT, and possess maturity of judgment and sound moral character. Must provide documentation of current certification in American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers. Must provide current State of Iowa EMT certification. A physical examination, immunization record, and completed background check are required prior to beginning the hospital clinical rotations or ambulance ride time portions of the course. ... [-]
USA Mason City
September 2019
Full-time
113 hours
Campus