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Community EMT
Date(s): Thursday, January 20, 2022 -
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Virtual Class with a required in-person skills lab day.
Date & Location TBA
Cost: 495.00
Instructor: Dennis Russell
Phone: 207-347-1128
E-mail Address: russellde@unitedambulance.net
Comments: *STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT PROOF OF COVID-19 VACCINATION PRIOR TO BEGINNING CLASS.*
Class Description: Course Overview

The community paramedicine technician program is designed to educate experienced BLS providers with the required skills needed to function within the community paramedicine program. Program topics will include high-risk patient populations, community resources, chronic disease management, the pathophysiology of disease, and lab techniques and tests. The program is built on 3 pillars:

Transitioning from EMT to Community EMT
Transitioning from Emergent to Preventive Care
Clinical Training
The purpose of this outline is to provide a list of the community EMT topics that must be covered in a community EMT education program. A community paramedicine education program must be flexible in design to assist in closing gaps within the healthcare system. Through standards community paramedicine curriculums EMS providers can be educated at the appropriate level to serve their local communities.

Topic areas include but are not limited to:

Introduction to Mobile Integrated Healthcare and Community Paramedicine
Home safety assessment
Social determinates of health
Communication
Medication awareness
Chronic disease
Mental health
Patient assessment
Plan of care
General Comments:
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