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EMS 255 Instructional Strategies for EMT Instructors
Credit Hours:  2
Effective Term: Fall 2017
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: Participative course to prepare all levels of EMT and/or nurses as instructors in EMT programs; includes writing objectives, preparing class and course schedules, reviewing AZDHS Rules and Regulations. Prerequisites: AzDHS EMT, IEMT, CEP Certification OR Registered Nurse with two years of experience in Emergency Room Nursing.

Prerequisites: AzDHS EMT, IEMT, CEP Cert. OR RN with 2 yrs exp. in ER Nursing

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Knowledge Level) List the components required in any level Emergency Medical Technology (EMT) course according to standards set by the United States Department of Transportation (US DOT) and the Arizona Department of Health Services office of Emergency Medical Services (A-DHS O-EMS) and the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT).
2. (Comprehension Level) Define and describe the concepts of adult learning as they relate to students in EMT courses.
3. (Synthesis Level) Apply teaching principles to the design of lecture objectives, course syllabi, and lesson plans.
4. (Synthesis Level) Design a lecture outline to include resource material.
5. (Application Level) Demonstrate proper use of all EMT equipment.
6. (Synthesis Level) Design teaching methods for EMT skills to include airway management, administrating oxygen, immobilization techniques, and application of pneumatic antishock garment (PASG).
7. (Synthesis Level) Design a matrix or rubric for student evaluation.
8. (Synthesis Level) Generate the documentation required for the American Heart Association (AHA), the A-DHS O-EMS, and NREMT.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
1. Meet the National Standards for Emergency Medical Technician level Instructor from US DOT.
2. Define and demonstrate appropriate instructional methods to include lesson plans, assessments, and classroom management.