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The 2017 Platinum Education Workshop Series for Instructors
Date(s): May 4, 2017 - May 5, 2017
Time: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location:United Training Center
338 East Ave
Lewiston, Maine 04240
Cost:Free
Instructor:John Spencer and Dough Smith
Phone:616.558.2310
E-mail Address:education@unitedambulance.net
Comments:FREE EMS WORKSHOP SERIES

Join us on May 4-5, 2017 for a FREE workshop series geared at preparing EMS educators and administrators in a variety of exciting topics! Platinum educational Group’s CEO, Doug Smith, and Lead Medical Educator, John Spencer, will be providing valuable information using the below agenda.
Class Description:May 4 Recipe for Success: Instructional Techniques, Measurement, and Evaluation
(8 CE credits)

This eight-hour workshop focuses on the methods and implementation of techniques to create an educational environment where a student’s success is nearly guaranteed.

Credits: 2 Credits in Instructional Techniques and 6 in Measurement and Evaluation

7:50 AM Registration
8:00-8:10 Introduction
8:10-8:55 Admission Evaluation
a.Learning Preference b. Reading Assessment
c. Math Assessment d. Text Anxiety e. Motivation
8:55-9:05 Break
9:05-9:55 Preparing for Class
9:55-10:05 Break
10:05-10:55 Progressive Testing
10:55-11:05 Break
11:05-12:00 Flipping the Class
Lunch Question and Answers
1:00-1:55 Formative Vs. Summative Testing
a.What’s the Difference b. Policy
c. Cheating d. Against Educational Advice
2:00-2:55 Affective Evaluation
2:55-3:05Break
3:05-3:55 Adaptive Testing
3:55-4:05 Break
4:05-4:55 Validity and Reliability
4:55-5:00 Summary/Question and Answer

AVAILABLE AFTERWARDS FOR INDIVIDUAL QUESTIONS

May 5 The Poor Man’s Guide to Moulage
(4 CE credits)

8:00 AM-Noon

This four-hour workshop is designed to aid the instructor in creating realistic moulage and scenes without costing a fortune. This workshop format is a combination of lecture, discussion, and contains hands-on practical application.

Credits: 4 Instructional Technique

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The Patient is Loaded for Transport—Now What?
(4 CE credits)

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

This four-hour workshop is designed to help participants prepare their students for what to do, say, and act after providing care at the scene and loading the patient for transportation. We will look at hard skills such as reassessment, and soft skills such as therapeutic communications. The class format will be a combination of lecture, discussion, and role playing. Useful handouts will also be provided.

Credits: 4 Instructional Technique

AVAILABLE AFTERWARDS FOR INDIVIDUAL QUESTIONS

General Comments:Participants will learn about the below objectives and much more!
1.Master Testing Techniques, Measurement, & Evaluation!
2.Master Moulage Tips, Techniques, & Creation!
3.Preparing your students for what to do, say, and act after providing care at the scene

Other Benefits include:
1.Earn CE credits!
2.Connect and network with colleagues in other programs!
3.Lunch and snacks provided!

These sessions are COMPLETELY FREE! You can sign up for one or both days. Go to www.platinumed.com/workshops for more details and to register! Reserve TODAY as spots fill up quickly!
Registration is not currently allowed

Geriatric Education for Emergency Medical Services (GEMS)
Date(s): May 6, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location:Raymond Fire & Rescue
1443 Roosevelt Trail
Raymond Maine
Cost:$170.00
Instructor:United Training Center Faculty
Phone:207-782-8414
E-mail Address:education@unitedambulance.net
Comments:This program is co-sponsored by Naples Fire Rescue & Raymond Fire Rescue.
Class Description:Geriatric Education for Emergency Medical Services (GEMS), Second Edition builds off the previous edition and includes expanded content that will cover new areas addressed in the National EMS Education Standards, including mobile integrated healthcare and disasters.

The GEMS course is an innovative, comprehensive, and highly interactive 1-day course for both BLS and ALS providers with:

Case-based lectures
Live action video
Hands-on skill stations
Small group scenarios
New to the Second Edition:

The introduction of a one-day, 8 hour “core” provider course
More geriatric specific information included in the lectures

New lecture on Disasters and the associated needs of older patients

New lecture on Mobile Integrated Healthcare-Community
Paramedicine and the opportunity to make a difference with older patients

New videos covering Elder Abuse, MIH-CP and Trauma
General Comments:PLEASE NOTE: Your registration is not completed unless you pay for this course using a credit card or by entering purchase order (PO) information. Purchase orders will be processed using the information provided.

United, Naples & Raymond employees: please select the "pay later" option.

If you have any questions regarding payments, please call the Training Center for assistance.

PALS Refresher
Date(s): May 11, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Location:United Training Center
338 East Ave
Lewiston, ME
Cost:$185.00 with textbook
Instructor:United Training Center Faculty
Phone:207-782-8414
E-mail Address:education@unitedambulance.net
Comments:This course is for current PALS providers.

A textbook is included in the price of this course.

Successful completion of the online pre-test (80% or better) is REQUIRED before attending this course. You MUST bring the completed print out to class.
Class Description:This is the Pediatric Advanced Life Support class aimed at providers who respond to emergencies in infants and children.

The goal of the PALS course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children.
General Comments:PLEASE NOTE: Your registration is not completed unless you pay for this course using a credit card or by entering purchase order (PO) information. Purchase orders will be processed using the information provided.

United employees: please select the "pay later" option.

If you have any questions regarding payments, please call the Training Center for assistance.
Registration is not currently allowed

Community Paramedic Technician - (CPT)
Date(s): May 17, 2017 - August 9, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location:ITV - Various Locations Available, call for more details
Cost:$995.00 (FEE Includes - Textbook, LMS, FISDAP, Background Check, 1 Clinical Shirt)
Instructor:MobileCE Faculty
Phone:207-782-8414
E-mail Address:education@unitedambulance.net
Comments:Class will meet on the following Wednesdays:

May: 17, 24, 31
June: 7, 14, 21, 28
July: 12, 19, 26
August: 2, 9

Program Tuition Includes: Text, LMS, FISDAP, Background Check, 1 Clinical Shirt

Program requirements:
88 total hours, 48 didactic and 40 clinical
**Must be a licensed Paramedic**
Class Description:Community Paramedic Technician (CPT):

This program is made possible with partnership of MobileCE and United Training Center.

Awards Certificate and Maine EMS CEH Credits
Connects underutilized resources to undeserved populations.

Expands the role of the paramedic (not scope) to provide health services where access to physicians, clinics, and/or hospitals is difficult or may not exist.

Exists for the the sole purpose of serving the needs of a particular community and its success relies heavily on collaboration among local stakeholders.

Follow a pre-existing care plan

Functions under the guidance of independent practice provider

To download the CPT Program Guidelines, copy this link into your browser: https://mobilece.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/CPT_Guidelines2016.pdf
General Comments:This program prepares students for career opportunities in the areas of Community Paramedicine, health prevention, health behavior, and disease prevention. Students learn a variety of skills and strategies that will provide them with necessary proficiency to improve population health in diverse settings. The program focuses on the social and behavioral determinate of health and disease across the lifespan, with a particular emphasis on health disparities. Following successful completion of 88 hours, 48 didactic and 40 clinical, graduates are qualified to assist with the planning, implementing, and evaluation of programs that address health disparities that are intended to improve the health of diverse populations.

Ambulance Vehicle Operators Course (AVOC) - Basic - 2-DAY COURSE
Date(s): May 19, 2017 - April 12, 2017
Time: TBA
Location:FRIDAY MAY 19TH, STARTS AT 5:00PM - 9:00PM
LECTURE: UNITED TRAINING CENTER, 338 EAST AVE, LEWISTON, ME

SUNDAY MAY 21ST, STARTS AT 10:00 AM
DRIVING: ANDROSCOGGIN BANK COLISEE, 190 BIRCH ST., LEWISTON, ME
Cost:$65.00 PER PERSON
Instructor:UNITED TRAINING STAFF
Phone:207-782-8414 X247
E-mail Address:michel.vining@unitedambulance.net
Comments:THIS IS A 2-DAY COURSE.

DAY 1: LECTURE FROM 5PM - 9PM.

DAY 2: DRIVING STARTS AT 10:00AM; TIMES WILL BE SCHEDULED BY THE INSTRUCTOR.
Class Description:THIS CLASS MEETS THE STATE OF MAINE REQUIREMENTS FOR DRIVING AN AMBULANCE.
General Comments:

PEPP ALS and BLS Hybrid Course
Date(s): May 31, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Location:United Training Center
338 East Ave
Lewiston, ME 04240
Cost:$185.00 (includes textbook)
Instructor:United Ambulance Training Center Faculty
Phone:207-782-8414
E-mail Address:michel.vining@unitedambulance.net
Comments:PLEASE NOTE: Your registration is not completed unless you pay for this course using a credit card or by entering purchase order (PO) information. Purchase orders will be processed using the information provided.

United employees needing this for recertification, please select the "Pay Later" option.

If you have any questions regarding payments, please call the Training Center for assistance.
Class Description:Pediatric Education for Prehospital Providers is aimed at all license levels and will enhance skills for general assessment and treatment of all pediatric patients.

**This is the new format for PEPP and includes an on-line component that must be completed before the live class. Access codes will be emailed to you.**

General Comments:

Tactical Combat Casualty Care - MP (TCCC for Military Providers)
Date(s): June 17, 2017 - June 18, 2017
Time: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location:United Training Center
338 East Ave
Lewiston, ME 04240
Cost:$350.00 Without Textbook, $425 With Textbook
Instructor:UTC Faculty
Phone:207-782-8414 x247
E-mail Address:education@unitedambulance.net
Comments:NAEMT’s TCCC courses use the PHTLS Military textbook and follow the Department of Defense’s Committee on Tactical Combat Casualty Care (CoTCCC) guidelines. TCCC course is endorsed by the American College of Surgeons.

The TCCC-MP (TCCC for Military Providers) course is designed for combat EMS/military personnel, including medics, corpsmen, and pararescue personnel deploying in support of combat operations.
Class Description:Certification Level: Tactical Combat Casualty Care Provider

Course Duration: Two (2) days (16 hours)

Equipment Requirements:
•Comfortable/Rugged Tactical Apparel (If you can work comfortably wearing jeans and a T-shirt that is acceptable)
•Extra set of change of clothes (expect your clothing to be soiled, wet and dirty)
•Tactical footwear is recommended but any comfortable (closed-toe) footwear works too.
•Rigger’s belt
•Gloves
•Hat/headgear and sunscreen
•Personal hearing and eye protection (clear/amber color required for indoor simulations)
•Body armor/tactical gear (helmet, knee/elbow pads, etc.)
•Hydration system (Also, please hydrate with water couple of days prior to the class. Expect to be working on skills during the daytime outside the classroom.)
•Flashlight with holster and extra batteries
•Personal/Duty firearm (rifle and pistol), slings and pouches (ABSOLUTELY NO LIVE AMMO ALLOWED AT THE TRAINING SITE OR DURING THE COURSE).
Students may choose to bring your own medical bag/kits, however all necessary medical equipment and supplies will be provided for the training. It is highly encouraged that each student bring their complete tactical gear for use during tactical operations to ensure a more realistic training experience. ABSOLUTELY NO LIVE AMMUNITION ALLOWED AT THE TRAINING SITE OR DURING THE COURSE.

Physical Fitness Notice:
The course is designed to be physical and mentally stressful. There will be physical exertion involved during the simulation exercises and skills training. For example, expect to be carrying, dragging, pulling, lifting and pushing loads in excess of 50-lb weight excluding personal tactical gear and weapons on your person.

While no invasive skills will be performed on students. Non-invasive skills and equipment may be applied by students to students during the class namely tourniquets, dressings, etc. United Training Center's Student Liability Release Form will be given to participants at the start of the program, and is required for participation in this course.
General Comments:This class is designed for Military Personnel, and Advanced Providers.

The following textbook is required for this program:
PHTLS MILITARY VERSION 8TH EDITION
ISBN: 9781284041750

Minimum class size: 15

Registration closes June 1, 2017.
Class Size Limit:30

ITLS New Provider Course
Date(s): June 21, 2017 - June 22, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Location:United Training Center
338 East Ave
Lewiston, ME 04240
Cost:$200.00 with textbook
Instructor:United Training Center Faculty
Phone:207-782-8414
E-mail Address:michel.vining@unitedambulance.net
Comments:This is a 2-day International Trauma Life Support course that includes the ITLS textbook.

You MUST attend both days as part of successful completion of this course.

Registration for this course closes on June 14, 2017.
Class Description:The ITLS course is hands-on and intensive. The primary purpose of the ITLS course is to provide students with the fundamental knowledge and experience necessary to get the trauma patient from scene to surgery in the best possible condition. The ITLS course focuses on the skills necessary to recognize mechanisms of injury; perform an organized, time-efficient assessment; prioritize and perform critical interventions; and appropriately package and transport the trauma patient.

A major focus of the course is the identification of conditions that require immediate transport (“load and go”) in order to save the patient. Lifesaving techniques are taught or reviewed in practical exercises. Newly developed equipment is provided, when possible, to allow the students to become familiar with state-of-the-art techniques and equipment.
General Comments:PLEASE NOTE: Your registration is not completed unless you pay for this course using a credit card or by entering purchase order (PO) information. Purchase orders will be processed using the information provided.

United employees: If you wish to use your Education Funds please select the "pay later" option.

If you have any questions regarding payments, please call the Training Center for assistance.

ITLS Provider Recert/Bridge Course
Date(s): June 22, 2017 - June 22, 2016
Time: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Location:United Training Center
338 East Ave
Lewiston, ME
Cost:$115.00 without textbook
Instructor:United Training Center Faculty
Phone:207-782-8414
E-mail Address:michel.vining@unitedambulance.net
Comments:The ITLS Provider Recert/Bridge Course is designed for the provider who has successfully completed an ITLS course or has successfully completed PHTLS, ATT or TNCC course and is looking to transition to the ITLS program. The course emphasizes ITLS patient assessment and the other skills that are included in the ITLS framework.

Course cost DOES NOT include the textbook. If you need a book, please select the "with textbook" option on the payment screen.

Registration for this course closes on June 14, 2017.
Class Description:Course Content

Didactic:
Patient Assessment
Airway
Head Trauma
Shock

Skills Stations:
Airway
Chest decompression/Fluid management/Intraosseous access
Patient assessment

Testing:
Written Exam
Practical Exam

Course Length: 8 hours

General Comments:PLEASE NOTE: Your registration is not completed unless you pay for this course using a credit card or by entering purchase order (PO) information. Purchase orders will be processed using the information provided.

United employees: please select the "pay later" option.

If you have any questions regarding payments, please call the Training Center for assistance.

ACLS Refresher
Date(s): June 23, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Location:United Training Center
338 East Ave
Lewiston, ME 04240
Cost:$185.00 with textbook
Instructor:United Training Center Faculty
Phone:207-782-8414
E-mail Address:education@unitedambulance.net
Comments:This course is for current ACLS providers.

Class Description:This course uses the AHA 2015 Guidelines for Resuscitation.

AHA ACLS is for health care providers who either direct or participate in the resuscitation of a critical patient.

Successful completion of the online pre-test (80% or better) is REQUIRED before attending this course. You MUST bring the completed print-out to class along with a current CPR card.
General Comments:PLEASE NOTE: Your registration is not completed unless you pay for this course using a credit card or by entering in purchase order (PO) information. Purchase orders will be processed using the information provided.

United Employees: please select the "pay later" option.

If you have any questions regarding payments, please call the Training Center for assistance.

ACCELERATED EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (EMT) PROGRAM - LEWISTON
Date(s): July 5, 2017 - July 28, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Location:United Training Center
338 East Ave, Lewiston, ME
Cost:$895.00 (includes text, MyBradyLab, EMT test prep. CPR, uniform shirt and Practical Exam fee)
Instructor:United Training Center Faculty
Phone:207-782-8414
E-mail Address:education@unitedambulance.net
Comments:This is a fast paced course, utilizing an online platform to enhance learning and classroom activities. This course will require some course work to be done on-line, on your own computer. There will be, face to face, in class sessions with your instructor to learn the practical skills needed to be an EMT.

Students can expect to spend a minimum of 20 hours each week on the course doing the required reading and assignments.

Class will start on Wednesday, July 5, meet Thursday July 6, Friday July 7, then meet Monday through Friday until July 28.

NREMT Practical testing fees are included in price of this course. Written testing fees and Maine licensing fees are NOT included.
Class Description:This course prepares students for the entrance level to work on an ambulance. The course covers Ambulance Operations, Airway Management, Patient Assessment, Medical Emergencies, Trauma Emergencies, Infants,Children and Operations.

Clinical will run concurrent with the course and you will be given an additional 14 days after the last day of class to finish up any incomplete clinical experiences. A minimum of 20 clinical hours are required. Additional clinical time may be required to complete the clinical objectives.

Students who successfully complete this course are eligible to sit for the National Registry EMT licensure test.


General Comments:United's Education Division is a Maine-EMS approved Training Center.

Note: The $95.00 non-refundable application fee is due at the time of sign-up.

Please Note: Your registration is not completed unless you pay this course application fee using a credit card. Purchase orders are accepted please contact the Education Department for details.

One month prior to the start date of the course, you will receive an email with the Course Application, Immunization forms and an invoice for the course. Your enrollment is not confirmed until we receive your completed application and immunization forms, and the $200 non-refundable deposit.

Refunds/Payments: Full refunds will only be issued in the event of course cancellation or prior to the “Official Start Date”. Payment plan option available upon request. Please contact the Education Department for more details

Minimum class size: 15 students

Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) - LEWISTON
Date(s): August 22, 2017 - January 2, 2018
Time: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Location:United Training Center
338 East Ave.
Lewiston, ME 04240
Cost:$1695.00 (includes all textbooks, 1 polo shirt, background checks, and practical testing fees*)
Instructor:United Faculty
Phone:207-782-8414
E-mail Address:michel.vining@unitedambulance.net
Comments:You MUST be licensed at the EMT level to start this course.

Students who successfully complete this course are eligible to sit for the National Registry Advanced EMT Exam.

This is a fast paced course, utilizing an online platform to enhance learning and classroom activities. Internet access or the ability to come to the Training Center Computer Lab is required as part of successful completion of this course.

*Testing fees will not be covered if the student elects to attend a practical test outside the United Training Center scheduled test. Written testing fees and Maine licensing fees are NOT included.

Class Description:Class will meet on the following Tuesdays, from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm.

August: 22, 29
September: 5, 12, 19, 26
October: 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
November: 7, 14, 21, 28
December: 5, 12, 19
January: 2

There is NO CLASS on December 26, 2017.

Clinical will run concurrent with the course and you will be given an additional 60 days after the last day of class to finish up any incomplete clinical experiences. A minimum of 150 clinical hours are required. Additional clinical time may be required to complete the clinical objectives.
General Comments:Note: The $100 non-refundable application fee is due at the time of sign-up.

Following your registration online, you will receive information via email that will include an application, and immunization forms. You will receive an invoice for the course in a separate email. Your enrollment is not confirmed until we receive your completed application, and the $300 non-refundable Course Deposit.

Multiple payment plans are available. Please call for details.

If you have any questions or to schedule a visit, please call or email the United Training Center.

United's Education Division is a Maine-EMS approved Training Center.

Refunds/Payments: Full refunds will only be issued in the event of course cancellation or prior to the “Official Start Date”. Full payment must be received within two (2) weeks of the start of class.

Minimum class size: 12 students

EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (EMT) Blended Learning Program - KENNEBUNK
Date(s): August 29, 2017 - December 12, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location:WEST KENNEBUNK FIRE STATION
80 THOMPSON RD
KENNEBUNK, MAINE 04043
Cost:$995.00 (includes text, JB Learning, EMT test prep)
Instructor:United Training Center Facutly
Phone:207-782-8414
E-mail Address:michel.vining@unitedambulance.net
Comments:This is a fast paced course, utilizing an online platform to enhance learning and classroom activities. This course will require a majority of your course work to be done on-line, on your own computer. There will be, face to face, in class sessions with your instructor to learn the practical skills needed to be an EMT.

Students can expect to spend a minimum of 25 hours each week on the course doing the required reading and assignments.

Class will meet on the following Tuesday evenings:

August: 29
September: 5, 12, 19, 26
October: 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
November: 7, 14, 28
December: 5, 12

There will be no class November 21, 2017.
There will be ONE Saturday class December 2, 2017 From 8:30-2:30.

NREMT Practical testing fees are included in price of this course. Written testing fees and Maine licensing fees are NOT included.
Class Description:This course prepares students for the entrance level to work on an ambulance. The course covers Ambulance Operations, Airway Management, Patient Assessment, Medical Emergencies, Trauma Emergencies, Infants,Children and Operations.

Clinical will run concurrent with the course and you will be given an additional 14 days after the last day of class to finish up any incomplete clinical experiences. A minimum of 24 clinical hours are required. Additional clinical time may be required to complete the clinical objectives.

Students who successfully complete this course are eligible to sit for the National Registry EMT licensure test.


General Comments:United's Education Division is a Maine-EMS approved Training Center.

Note: The $95.00 non-refundable application fee is due at the time of sign-up.

Please Note: Your registration is not completed unless you pay this course application fee using a credit card. Purchase orders are accepted please contact the Education Department.

Following your online registration, you will receive an email with the course application, and immunization forms. You will also receive an invoice via email. Your enrollment is not confirmed until we receive your completed application and the $250 non-refundable Course Deposit is paid.

Refunds/Payments: Full refunds will only be issued in the event of course cancellation or prior to the “Official Start Date”. Payment plan option available upon request. Please contact the Education Department for more details

EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (EMT) Blended Learning Program - LEWISTON
Date(s): August 30, 2017 - December 13, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location:United Training Center
338 East Ave, Lewiston, ME
Cost:$995.00 (includes text, MyBradyLab, EMT test prep)
Instructor:United Training Center Facutly
Phone:207-782-8414
E-mail Address:michel.vining@unitedambulance.net
Comments:This is a fast paced course, utilizing an online platform to enhance learning and classroom activities. This course will require a majority of your course work to be done on-line, on your own computer. There will be, face to face, in class sessions with your instructor to learn the practical skills needed to be an EMT.

Students can expect to spend a minimum of 25 hours each week on the course doing the required reading and assignments.

Class will meet on the following Wednesday evenings:

August: 30
September: 6, 13, 20, 27
October: 4, 11, 18, 25
November: 1, 8, 15, 29
December: 6, 13

There is NO CLASS on the following Wednesday: November 22

NREMT Practical testing fees are included in price of this course. Written testing fees and Maine licensing fees are NOT included.
Class Description:This course prepares students for the entrance level to work on an ambulance. The course covers Ambulance Operations, Airway Management, Patient Assessment, Medical Emergencies, Trauma Emergencies, Infants,Children and Operations.

Clinical will run concurrent with the course and you will be given an additional 14 days after the last day of class to finish up any incomplete clinical experiences. A minimum of 24 clinical hours are required. Additional clinical time may be required to complete the clinical objectives.

Students who successfully complete this course are eligible to sit for the National Registry EMT licensure test.


General Comments:United's Education Division is a Maine-EMS approved Training Center.

Note: The $95.00 non-refundable application fee is due at the time of sign-up.

Please Note: Your registration is not completed unless you pay this course application fee using a credit card. Purchase orders are accepted please contact the Education Department.

Following your online registration, you will receive an email with the course application, and immunization forms. You will also receive an invoice via email. Your enrollment is not confirmed until we receive your completed application and the $250 non-refundable Course Deposit is paid.

Refunds/Payments: Full refunds will only be issued in the event of course cancellation or prior to the “Official Start Date”. Payment plan option available upon request. Please contact the Education Department for more details

2017-2018 PARAMEDIC PROGRAM
Date(s): September 8, 2017 - October 26, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location:United Training Center
338 East Avenue
Lewiston, ME 04240
Cost:$9495 (Price includes all textbooks, additional 16 book on-line textbook library, on-line testing and clinical platform, 2 polo shirts, CPR, ACLS, PALS, PEPP, ITLS, AMLS and PIFT certifications) - employee and monthly payment plans available!
Instructor:United Training Center Faculty
Phone:(207) 782-8414
E-mail Address:education@unitedambulance.net
Comments:This is a diploma Paramedic program for currently licensed EMTs and AEMTs. You must be licensed at the EMT level to start this course. Advanced EMTs will need to complete the entire program.

Program Dates:

Class will be held every Friday from 8 am to 5 pm. *Class will also be held one Saturday a month from 8 am to 5 pm. Specific Saturday dates TBA.

Clinical will run concurrent with the course and you will be given an additional time after the last day of class to finish up any incomplete clinical experiences.

A college level Anatomy & Physiology course (no lab required) is necessary prior to beginning this course*. An official transcript is required to be submitted to the Training Center to complete your application package. You must have a "C" or better to meet this requirement. We do accept some online A&P courses, please contact United Training Center for more information.

The Paramedic program at United Training Center is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). To contact CAAHEP: Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs 25400 US Highway 19 N, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763 727-210-2350 www.caahep.org To contact CoAEMSP: 8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312 Rowlett TX 75088 (214) 703-8445 FAX (214) 703-8992 www.coaemsp.org.

United Training Center does not allow advanced placement into this program.
Class Description:The educational format for this class will include both online and classroom learning. Computer and internet access are required for this course.

A $125 application processing fee is due at time of registration.

Once you register for the class, you will receive an application packet, invoice for $750 non-refundable book deposit and immunization forms.

General Comments: Registration for this course opens on March 1, 2017.

United Training Center's Paramedic Program provides admission opportunities for graduates at various local colleges and universities. Please call for more information.

We will start a wait list when the 25 student maximum is reached. Please call United Training Center to add your name to the wait list.
General Comments: First Time Cognitive Exam Pass Rate: 2013-2015 77 %
Overall Cognitive Exam Pass Rate: 2013-2015 92%
Retention: 87%
First Time Psychomotor Exam Pass Rate: 2013-2015 92%
Overall Psychomotor Exam Pass Rate: 2013-2015 100%
Job placement: 100%
Class Size Limit:25
Registrations: 25 people have signed up.
Registration is not currently allowed

2017-2018 PARAMEDIC PROGRAM-WAIT LIST
Date(s): September 8, 2017 - October 26, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location:United Training Center
338 East Avenue
Lewiston, ME 04240
Cost:$9495 (Price includes all textbooks, additional 16 book on-line textbook library, on-line testing and clinical platform, 2 polo shirts, CPR, ACLS, PALS, PEPP, ITLS, AMLS and PIFT certifications) - employee and monthly payment plans available!
Instructor:United Training Center Faculty
Phone:(207) 782-8414
E-mail Address:education@unitedambulance.net
Comments: This is a diploma Paramedic program for currently licensed EMTs and AEMTs. You must be licensed at the EMT level to start this course. Advanced EMTs will need to complete the entire program.

Program Dates:

Class will be held every Friday from 8 am to 5 pm. *Class will also be held one Saturday a month from 8 am to 5 pm. Specific Saturday dates TBA.

Clinical will run concurrent with the course and you will be given an additional time after the last day of class to finish up any incomplete clinical experiences.

A college level Anatomy & Physiology course (no lab required) is necessary prior to beginning this course*. An official transcript is required to be submitted to the Training Center to complete your application package. You must have a "C" or better to meet this requirement. We do accept some online A&P courses, please contact United Training Center for more information.

The Paramedic program at United Training Center is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). To contact CAAHEP: Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs 25400 US Highway 19 N, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763 727-210-2350 www.caahep.org To contact CoAEMSP: 8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312 Rowlett TX 75088 (214) 703-8445 FAX (214) 703-8992 www.coaemsp.org.

United Training Center does not allow advanced placement into this program.
Class Description:The educational format for this class will include both online and classroom learning. Computer and internet access are required for this course.

United Training Center's Paramedic Program provides admission opportunities for graduates at various local colleges and universities. Please call for more information.

First Time Cognitive Exam Pass Rate: 2013-2015 77 %
Overall Cognitive Exam Pass Rate: 2013-2015 92%
Retention: 87%
First Time Psychomotor Exam Pass Rate: 2013-2015 92%
Overall Psychomotor Exam Pass Rate: 2013-2015 100%
Job placement: 100%
General Comments:Registration is currently full for the 2017-2018 Paramedic Program. Click on the Sign Me Up! link below to place your name on the wait list. You will not be charged a registration fee at this time. You will be mailed an application packet. Please complete the packet and return to UTC. If a currently registered student does not get accepted into the program or decides not to take the program, the wait list will be used for additional candidates.
Class Size Limit:10
Registrations: 0 people have signed up.

ITLS Recert/Bridge Course
Date(s): September 21, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Location:United Training Center
338 East Ave
Lewiston, ME
Cost:$115.00 without textbook
Instructor:United Training Center Faculty
Phone:207-782-8414
E-mail Address:michel.vining@unitedambulance.net
Comments:The ITLS Provider Recert/Bridge Course is designed for the provider who has successfully completed an ITLS course or has successfully completed PHTLS, ATT or TNCC course and is looking to transition to the ITLS program. The course emphasizes ITLS patient assessment and the other skills that are included in the ITLS framework.

Course cost DOES NOT include the textbook. If you need a book, please select the "with textbook" option on the payment screen.

Class Description:Course Content

Didactic:
Patient Assessment
Airway
Head Trauma
Shock

Skills Stations:
Airway
Chest decompression/Fluid management/Intraosseous access
Patient assessment

Testing:
Written Exam
Practical Exam

Course Length: 8 hours

General Comments:PLEASE NOTE: Your registration is not completed unless you pay for this course using a credit card or by entering purchase order (PO) information. Purchase orders will be processed using the information provided.

United employees: please select the "pay later" option.

If you have any questions regarding payments, please call the Training Center for assistance.

PALS Refresher
Date(s): October 5, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Location:United Training Center
338 East Ave
Lewiston, ME
Cost:$185.00 with textbook
Instructor:United Training Center Faculty
Phone:207-782-8414
E-mail Address:education@unitedambulance.net
Comments:This course is for current PALS providers.

A textbook is included in the price of this course.

Successful completion of the online pre-test (80% or better) is REQUIRED before attending this course. You MUST bring the completed print out to class.

Class Description:This is the Pediatric Advanced Life Support class aimed at providers who respond to emergencies in infants and children.

The goal of the PALS course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children.
General Comments:PLEASE NOTE: Your registration is not completed unless you pay for this course using a credit card or by entering purchase order (PO) information. Purchase orders will be processed using the information provided.

United employees: please select the "pay later" option.

If you have any questions regarding payments, please call the Training Center for assistance.

ACLS Refresher
Date(s): November 2, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Location:United Training Center
338 East Ave
Lewiston, ME 04240
Cost:$185.00 with textbook
Instructor:United Training Center Faculty
Phone:207-782-8414
E-mail Address:education@unitedambulance.net
Comments:This course is for current ACLS providers.

Class Description:This course uses the AHA 2015 Guidelines for Resuscitation.

AHA ACLS is for health care providers who either direct or participate in the resuscitation of a critical patient.

Successful completion of the online pre-test (80% or better) is REQUIRED before attending this course. You MUST bring the completed print-out to class along with a current CPR card.
General Comments:PLEASE NOTE: Your registration is not completed unless you pay for this course using a credit card or by entering in purchase order (PO) information. Purchase orders will be processed using the information provided.

United Employees: please select the "pay later" option.

If you have any questions regarding payments, please call the Training Center for assistance.

PALS Refresher
Date(s): December 7, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Location:United Training Center
338 East Ave
Lewiston, ME
Cost:$185.00 with textbook
Instructor:United Training Center Faculty
Phone:207-782-8414
E-mail Address:education@unitedambulance.net
Comments:This course is for current PALS providers.

A textbook is included in the price of this course.

Successful completion of the online pre-test (80% or better) is REQUIRED before attending this course. You MUST bring the completed print out to class.

Class Description:This is the Pediatric Advanced Life Support class aimed at providers who respond to emergencies in infants and children.

The goal of the PALS course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children.
General Comments:PLEASE NOTE: Your registration is not completed unless you pay for this course using a credit card or by entering purchase order (PO) information. Purchase orders will be processed using the information provided.

United employees: please select the "pay later" option.

If you have any questions regarding payments, please call the Training Center for assistance.

EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (EMT) Blended Learning Program - KENNEBUNK
Date(s): January 9, 2018 - May 1, 2018
Time: 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location:WEST KENNEBUNK FIRE STATION
80 THOMPSON RD
KENNEBUNK, MAINE 04043
Cost:$995.00 (includes text, JB Learning, EMT test prep)
Instructor:United Training Center Facutly
Phone:207-782-8414
E-mail Address:michel.vining@unitedambulance.net
Comments:This is a fast paced course, utilizing an online platform to enhance learning and classroom activities. This course will require a majority of your course work to be done on-line, on your own computer. There will be, face to face, in class sessions with your instructor to learn the practical skills needed to be an EMT.

Students can expect to spend a minimum of 25 hours each week on the course doing the required reading and assignments.

Class will meet on the following Tuesday evenings:

January: 9, 16, 23, 30
February: 6, 13, 27
March: 6, 13, 20, 27
April: 3, 10, 24
May: 1

There will be no class February 20, 2018 or April 17, 2018.
There will be ONE Saturday class April 28, 2018 From 8:30-2:30.

NREMT Practical testing fees are included in price of this course. Written testing fees and Maine licensing fees are NOT included.
Class Description:This course prepares students for the entrance level to work on an ambulance. The course covers Ambulance Operations, Airway Management, Patient Assessment, Medical Emergencies, Trauma Emergencies, Infants,Children and Operations.

Clinical will run concurrent with the course and you will be given an additional 14 days after the last day of class to finish up any incomplete clinical experiences. A minimum of 24 clinical hours are required. Additional clinical time may be required to complete the clinical objectives.

Students who successfully complete this course are eligible to sit for the National Registry EMT licensure test.


General Comments:United's Education Division is a Maine-EMS approved Training Center.

Note: The $95.00 non-refundable application fee is due at the time of sign-up.

Please Note: Your registration is not completed unless you pay this course application fee using a credit card. Purchase orders are accepted please contact the Education Department.

Following your online registration, you will receive an email with the course application, and immunization forms. You will also receive an invoice via email. Your enrollment is not confirmed until we receive your completed application and the $250 non-refundable Course Deposit is paid.

Refunds/Payments: Full refunds will only be issued in the event of course cancellation or prior to the “Official Start Date”. Payment plan option available upon request. Please contact the Education Department for more details

EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (EMT) Blended Learning Program - LEWISTON
Date(s): January 10, 2018 - May 2, 2018
Time: 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location:United Training Center
338 East Ave, Lewiston, ME
Cost:$995.00 (includes text, MyBradyLab, EMT test prep)
Instructor:United Training Center Facutly
Phone:207-782-8414
E-mail Address:michel.vining@unitedambulance.net
Comments:This is a fast paced course, utilizing an online platform to enhance learning and classroom activities. This course will require a majority of your course work to be done on-line, on your own computer. There will be, face to face, in class sessions with your instructor to learn the practical skills needed to be an EMT.

Students can expect to spend a minimum of 25 hours each week on the course doing the required reading and assignments.

Class will meet on the following Wednesday evenings:

January: 10, 17, 24, 31
February: 7, 14, 28
March: 7, 14, 21, 28
April: 4, 11, 25
May: 2

There will be no class on February 21, 2018 or April 18, 2018.

NREMT Practical testing fees are included in price of this course. Written testing fees and Maine licensing fees are NOT included.
Class Description:This course prepares students for the entrance level to work on an ambulance. The course covers Ambulance Operations, Airway Management, Patient Assessment, Medical Emergencies, Trauma Emergencies, Infants,Children and Operations.

Clinical will run concurrent with the course and you will be given an additional 14 days after the last day of class to finish up any incomplete clinical experiences. A minimum of 24 clinical hours are required. Additional clinical time may be required to complete the clinical objectives.

Students who successfully complete this course are eligible to sit for the National Registry EMT licensure test.


General Comments:United's Education Division is a Maine-EMS approved Training Center.

Note: The $95.00 non-refundable application fee is due at the time of sign-up.

Please Note: Your registration is not completed unless you pay this course application fee using a credit card. Purchase orders are accepted please contact the Education Department.

Following your online registration, you will receive an email with the course application, and immunization forms. You will also receive an invoice via email. Your enrollment is not confirmed until we receive your completed application and the $250 non-refundable Course Deposit is paid.

Refunds/Payments: Full refunds will only be issued in the event of course cancellation or prior to the “Official Start Date”. Payment plan option available upon request. Please contact the Education Department for more details

Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) - LEWISTON
Date(s): January 25, 2018 - May 31, 2018
Time: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Location:United Training Center
338 East Ave.
Lewiston, ME 04240
Cost:$1695.00 (includes all textbooks, 1 polo shirt, background checks, and practical testing fees*)
Instructor:United Faculty
Phone:207-782-8414
E-mail Address:michel.vining@unitedambulance.net
Comments:You MUST be licensed at the EMT level to start this course.

Students who successfully complete this course are eligible to sit for the National Registry Advanced EMT Exam.

This is a fast paced course, utilizing an online platform to enhance learning and classroom activities. Internet access or the ability to come to the Training Center Computer Lab is required as part of successful completion of this course.

*Testing fees will not be covered if the student elects to attend a practical test outside the United Training Center scheduled test. Written testing fees and Maine licensing fees are NOT included.

Class Description:Class will meet on the following Thursdays, from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm.

January: 25
February: 1, 8, 15, 22
March: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
April: 5, 12, 19, 26,
May: 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Clinical will run concurrent with the course and you will be given an additional 60 days after the last day of class to finish up any incomplete clinical experiences. A minimum of 150 clinical hours are required. Additional clinical time may be required to complete the clinical objectives.
General Comments:Note: The $100 non-refundable application fee is due at the time of sign-up.

Following your registration online, you will receive information via email that will include an application, and immunization forms. You will receive an invoice for the course in a separate email. Your enrollment is not confirmed until we receive your completed application, and the $300 non-refundable Course Deposit.

Multiple payment plans are available. Please call for details.

If you have any questions or to schedule a visit, please call or email the United Training Center.

United's Education Division is a Maine-EMS approved Training Center.

Refunds/Payments: Full refunds will only be issued in the event of course cancellation or prior to the “Official Start Date”. Full payment must be received within two (2) weeks of the start of class.

Minimum class size: 12 students