Continuing Education Topics

Nationally Standardized Courses

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Management of Adult Cardiac Arrest and Other Cardiovascular Emergencies
Developed by the American Heart Association

Advanced Medical Life Support (AMLS)
Assessment and Management of Common Medical Crises
Developed by the National Association of EMTs and endorsed by the National Association of EMS Physicians

Advanced Stroke Life Support (ASLS)
Assessment and Management of Acute Stroke
Developed by the University of Miami Center for Research in Medical Education
Sponsored by the OhioHealth Stroke Network

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS)
Basic Cardiac Life Support/CPR/AED
Developed by the American Heart Association

EMS Safety
Promotes a safety culture and reductions in on-the-job fatalities and injuries
Developed by the National Association of EMTs

International Trauma Life Support (ITLS)
Endorsed by the American College of Emergency Physicians

Geriatric Education for Emergency Medical Services (GEMS)
Assessment and Management of Geriatric Emergencies
Developed by the American Geriatrics Society and the National Council of State EMS Training Coordinators

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Recognition and Treatment of Critically Ill Infants and Children
Developed by the American Heart Association

Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals (PEPP)
Assessment and Management of Ill and Injured Children
Developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics

Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS)
Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization of Pediatric Patients at Risk of Severe Cardiopulmonary Distress
Developed by the American Heart Association

Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)
Assessment and Management of the Trauma Patient
Developed by the National Association of EMTs and the American College of Surgeons

Continuing Education Sessions

Our vast array of resources allows us to offer and customize continuing education to meet your specific educational needs. We can create a presentation or skills lab on virtually any topic.

Here are just a few of the topics available:

Child Abuse and Neglect
Childhood Development
Children with Special Needs
Neonatal Ventilatory Management
Newborn Resuscitation
Pediatric Asthma
Pediatric Dermatology
Pediatric Development
Pediatric Medical Emergencies
Pediatric Respiratory Emergencies
Pediatric Shock
Pediatric Toxicological Emergencies
Pediatric Trauma
Pediatric Update

Communications with the Geriatric Patient
Elder Abuse and Neglect
Geriatric Medical Emergencies
Geriatric Orthopedic Emergencies
Geriatric Toxicological Emergencies
Geriatric Trauma

Airway Management (Advanced)
Airway Management (Basic)
Assessment and Management of the Patient with Abdominal Injuries
Assessment and Management of the Patient with Chest Injuries
Burn Management
Current Trends in Fluid Resuscitation
Current Trends in Trauma Care
Electrical Injuries
Farm Injuries
Heart and Great Vessel Injury
Hypovolemic Shock
Kinematics and Seatbelt Injuries
Lightening Injuries
MASS Casualty Incident
Mechanism of Injury
Ocular Injuries
Pre-Hospital Ultrasound
Spinal Injuries with Hands-On
Sports Injuries
The Level I Trauma Center
The Trauma Patient and the Law
Trauma after the Golden Hour
Trauma Assessment
Trauma in Pregnancy
Trauma Pharmacology
Trauma Triage
Traumatic Brain Injury

Heart and Vascular/Neurovascular
CABG Patients
Cardiogenic Shock
Cardiovascular Pharmacology
Chest Pain
ECG Interpretation (12-Lead)
ECG Interpretation (Basic)
Fluids and Electrolytes
Hemodynamic Monitoring
Interventional Cardiology
Invasive Cardiac Techniques
Neurovascular Emergencies
Pacemakers and AICDs
Pulmonary Edema and Congestive Heart Failure

Abdominal Emergencies
Acid-Base Balance
Advanced Medical Directives
Alcohol and Substance Abuse
Allergic Reactions and Anaphylaxis
Assessment and Management of the Medical Patient
Assessment and Management of the Patient in Shock
Altered Mental Status
Behavioral Emergencies
Blood Administration Management
Blood Borne Pathogens
Blood Gas Analysis
Capnography and Respiratory Diagnostics
Caregiver Stress and CISD
Physiologic Changes in Pregnancy
Chest Tube Management
COPD and Respiratory Disorders
Designer Drugs
Diabetic Emergencies
Drugs of Abuse
Vascular Access Devices
ED and Critical Care Documentation
EMS Documentation
EMS Personal Safety
EMS Response to Law Enforcement Incidents
GI Bleed
Hyperthermic injuries
Hypothermic Injuries
Infectious Diseases
Labor and Delivery/Childbirth Complications/Post-Delivery Care
Latex Allergies
OB/GYN Emergencies
Poisoning and Toxicology
Pulse Oximetry
Radio Communications
Submersion Injuries and Near-Drownings
The Violent Patient
Unusual Medical Emergencies

Skills Labs
Airway Management (Basic/Advanced)
Airway Management Obstacle Course (Advanced/Difficult)
Human Patient Simulation
Medical Math
Venous Access Lab
Patient Assessment
Perfusion Lab (Advanced)

Biological, Radioactive, Nuclear, and Incendiary Devices
Critical Thinking and Decision Making
EMS Provider Health and Well-Being
EMS Provider and Patient Safety
Terrorism and EMS
Tactical EMS Considerations

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Educational Scope

OhioHealth Emergency Medical Services continuing education programs are intended only to introduce or further enhance knowledge and skills. Authorization to perform any procedure, skill, technique or the like, as well as certification or licensure, is not implied or granted.

Future performance, retention of knowledge, competency and the like are not implied or guaranteed. The issuance or possession of certificates, provider cards, letters of attendance and the like, as well as participation in or completion of an educational offering, do not indicate a participant’s knowledge, expected behavior or capacity to perform.

EMS CE Approval

OhioHealth Emergency Medical Services Is approved by the State of Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of EMS as a Continuing Education Provider (Approval #2084). Ohio Division of EMS

Nursing CE Approval

The Ohio Board of Nursing accepts “a CE activity that has been approved by an agency that regulates a healthcare profession or discipline in Ohio or another jurisdiction.”

CE approved by the State of Ohio, Department of Public Safety, Division of EMS meets Ohio Board of Nursing CE requirements for nursing licensure. Ohio Board of Nursing

AHA Training Center Authorization

OhioHealth Emergency Medical Services is an authorized provider of all American Heart Association ECC courses, including BLS, ACLS, PALS, and PEARS.

The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in BLS, ACLS, PALS, and PEARS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association, and fees charged for such courses do not represent income to the American Heart Association. AHA CPR and ECC