NREMT EMT/Paramedic Refresher Course

These courses follow the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) National Standard Curriculum for Emergency Medical Technician Basic and Paramedic Refresher. Students are trained according to the standards outlined above. Students, who successfully pass the course, will be issued certification identifying the number of hours obtained for training.

The NREMT Refresher meets the requirements of both the EMT-Basic to EMT and EMT-Paramedic to Paramedic transition curriculum.

Individual courses are available the cover the Mandatory Core Content of:

Airway, Breathing and Cardiology 

  • Provide ventilatory support for a patient
  • Attempt to resuscitate a patient in cardiac arrest
  • Provide care to a patient experiencing cardiovascular compromise
  • Provide post resuscitation care to a cardiac arrest patient

 

Medical Emergencies 

  • Assess and provide care to a patient experiencing an allergic reaction
  • Assess a patient with possible overdose
  • Assess and provide care to a near-drowning patient

 

Trauma 

  • Perform a rapid trauma assessment
  • Assess a patient with a head injury
  • Assess and provide care to a patient with suspected spinal injury
  • Provide care to a patient with a chest injury
  • Provide care to a patient with an open abdominal injury
  • Provide care to a patient with shock/hypoperfusion

 

Obstetrics and Pediatrics 

  • Assess and provide care to an infant or child with cardiac arrest
  • Assess and provide care to an infant or child with respiratory distress
  • Assess and provide care to an infant or child with shock/hypo-perfusion
  • Assess and provide care to an infant or child with trauma

 

And the Flexible Core Content of:

Airway, Breathing and Cardiology  

  • Assess and provide care for respiratory distress in an adult patient
  • Use oxygen delivery system components
  • Perform techniques to assure a patent airway
  • Assess and provide care to a patient experiencing non-traumatic chest pain/discomfort

 

Medical Emergencies  

  • Assess and provide care to a patient with an altered mental status
  • Assess and provide care to a patient with a history of diabetes
  • Assess and provide care to a patient experiencing a seizure
  • Assess and provide care to a patient exposed to heat or cold
  • Assess and provide care to a patient experiencing a behavioral problem
  • Assess and provide care to a patient with suspected communicable disease

 

Trauma 

  • Provide care to a patient with a painful, swollen, deformed extremity
  • Assess and provide care to a patient with burn injury

 

Obstetrics and Pediatrics 

  • Assess and provide care to an infant or child with suspected abuse or neglect  
  • Assess and provide care to an infant or child with a fever
  • Assess and provide care for the obstetric patient
  • Provide care to the newborn
  • Provide care to the mother immediately following delivery of a newborn

 

Operational Tasks 

  • Use body mechanics when lifting and moving a patient
  • Communicate with a patient while providing care