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EMT Programs

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EMR Programs

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EMR/EMT Refresher

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Safe Sitter

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CPR Healthcare Provider

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BLS Instructor

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CPR AED

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EMT Resources

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Protocols

OVERVIEW

Our mission is to provide and maintain a non-profit emergency medical services (EMS) system which will protect, educate and serve the residents and visitors of the Town of Seymour and surrounding towns in a consistent and professional manner, providing the highest quality emergency medical care and service to the community.

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Academic Lecture

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Hands on Demonstrations

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Practical Application Settings

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Educational Life Experiences

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Life Saving Skills

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Foundation for Learning New Info & Skills

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Below are all the courses we offer. We provide the opportunity to learn and become part of our team. As stated above not all classes are active at the same time. Class dates and times vary. Please continue to periodically check back if you do not see the class of interest with a schedule. If you need any additional information or have any questions please call us at 203-888-8843. 

 

EMT Programs

Class 1 – 9/09/2019-12/20/2019 – Mondays and Wednesdays 6pm-10pm – 5 Sat Classes

Class 2 – 9/10/2019-12/20/19 Tuesdays and Thursdays  6pm-10pm -5 Sat Classes

 

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This 170 plus hour Emergency Medical Technician (EMT- Basic) course includes all the skills necessary to provide emergency medical care at a basic life support level in accordance with the National Standard Curriculum and the guidelines set forth by the State of Connecticut. This exciting, yet demanding course will be taught through academic lecture, hands on demonstration, and practical application settings. Reading assignments and on-line training will be part of this program as well. Adults learn in different ways and must take responsibility for their own learning through goal setting, research and self-evaluation. The instructor is a facilitator of learning who provides objectives, resources, coaching, feedback and evaluation. Adults bring with them to the educational setting life experiences that can be drawn upon as a foundation for learning new information and skills.

Actively Volunteer at Seymour Ambulance for 1 year and Receive 50% Tuition Reimbursement. Actively Volunteer at Seymour Ambulance for a 2nd year and Receive remaining 50% Tuition Reimbursement.

 

 

 
REQUIREMENTS
  • Must be 16 by the last day of class.
  • Must have parental consent form signed if under the age of 18
  • Must submit to a criminal background check
  • Must submit to a motor vehicle check
  • A watch with a second hand
  • A 1” binder to organize all practical materials
  • 20 hours of clinical time (arranged by course coordinator)
  • Successful completion of SMART triage (provided in course)
  • Successful completion of NIMS 100, 200, 700, & 800 (done in course)
  • Successful completion of the EVOC driving course (done in course)
  • Successful completion of CPR for the HCP (done in course)
  • Signing and adhering to a course contract and code of conduct
  • Business casual attire for clinical rotations
  • Rubber sole shoes for class practicals and clinical locations
  • Signing a HIPAA agreement form for all clinical locations
  • AAOS Emergency Care for the Sick and Injured 10th ed (provided)
  • Internet access
  • Ability to lift 100 lbs
  •  Stethoscope for all classroom sessions (provided in course)
PREREQUISITES
  • Advanced registration with deposit
  • Flu vaccination may be required, speak with course coordinator

EMR Programs

 09/08/19 – 10/27/19 – Sunday’s 8am – 4pm

5 Friday evening sessions.

 

 

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This 76 plus hour Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) course includes all the skills necessary to provide emergency medical care at a first responder level in accordance with the guidelines set forth by the State of Connecticut. This exciting, yet demanding course will be taught through academic lecture, hands on demonstration, and practical application settings. Reading assignments and on-line training will be part of this program as well. Adults learn in different ways and must take responsibility for their own learning through goal setting, research and self-evaluation. The instructor is a facilitator of learning who provides objectives, resources, coaching, feedback and evaluation. Adults bring with them to the educational setting life experiences that can be drawn upon as a foundation for learning new information and skills.

EMR/EMT Refresher

This is a 30 hour course that meets the requirements and new standards for renewal of yyour EMT OR EMR certification

Class times are Mondays and Fridays from  6pm – 10pm and Saturdays and Sundays from 8am – 6pm (TBD)

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This 30 hour course meets the state requirement and new standards for renewal of your EMT or EMR certification. The cost of the course includes the state written test fee as well as CPR for the HCP renewal through the American Heart Association. There will also be a practical component included in the course. Students must successfully pass the written exam with a score of at least a 70, students who do not achieve the minimum score will be required to retest and will incur an additional testing fee.

REQUIREMENTS
  • Certification must be expiring within 1 year of the date of the course
  • Those who have an expired certification should speak with the course coordinator to ensure the appropriate process is being followed
  • Students must attend all sessions
PREREQUISITES
  • Advanced Registration

 

 

Safe Sitter

A course that teaches young teens who babysit, stay home alone or to watch younger siblings to be safe and secure.

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This course is designed to teach 11-14 years of age babysitting techniques, activities to do with children, and how to do the job safely. All instructors have experience with children and are certified through SafeSitter as instructors of the course. Students will be given hands on time with common child care tasks such as diaper changing, and be exposed to various bottles and infant materials on the market. The course will also certify participants in American Heart Association CPR/AED and give them an overview of basic first aid.

 

Students should bring a sack lunch and beverage

Safe Sitter® Course Content:

  • Safety Skills: Students learn how to prevent unsafe situations and what to do when faced with dangers such as power failures or weather emergencies.
  • Child Care Skills: Students learn tips to manage behavior that will help them stay in control of themselves and the children in their care. Students also learn the ages and stages of child development, as well as practice diapering.
  • First Aid & Rescue Skills: Learning skills such as choking rescue is often students’ favorite part of the class. Students also learn a system to help them assess and respond to injuries and illnesses.
  • Life & Business Skills: The ability to screen jobs, discuss fees, and greet employers will set students up for success now and in the future. Students practice these skills through various role plays.

CPR Healthcare Provider

This course is certified by the American Heart Association and is intended for people who work or volunteer in a healthcare setting. 

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This course is certified by the American Heart Association and is intended for people who work or volunteer in a healthcare setting.

Course skills & topics include:

Adult/Child 1 & 2 rescuer CPR and foreign body airway obstruction AED scenarios, rescue breathing, mouth-to-mask breathing and bag valve mask

Infant 1 & 2 rescuer CPR and foreign body airway obstruction.

Participants will receive a two-year American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers Course Completion Card.

Please note, registration for this class is required. Walk-ins will not be accepted.

BLS Instructor

The CPR Instructor Course  is designed to prepare instructor candidates to teach AHA Instructor-led and blended learning CPR courses.

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The CPR Instructor Course is designed to prepare instructor candidates to teach AHA Instructor-led and blended learning CPR courses. The course educates instructor candidates on how to adequately use AHA Instructor teaching materials, ensure that students meet learning objectives, offer student coaching skills, provide an objective skills performance evaluation, and follow AHA Instructor and course policies. The course covers core content and discipline-specific content required to teach AHA courses.Please note, registration for this class is required. Walk-ins will not be accepted.

CPR AED

Call to Schedule 

Designed for anyone with little or no medical training. This course will teach you to recognize cardiac arrest, get emergency care on the way quickly, and help a person until more advanced care arrives to take over. 

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Classroom-based (Instructor led with video and hands-on skills conducted throughout) The course also covers adult choking and naloxone (Narcan) administration.

Features:

Video-based course ensures consistency. Instructor-led, hands-on class format reinforces skills proficiency. The course is updated with the newest science and recommendations. Certification is awarded upon completion of this course. Students will receive an American Heart Association Heart Saver CPR AED course completion card that is valid for two years.

During the course, an AHA instructor conducts video-based lessons and works with students to complete their CPR and AED use.

Optional modules in child CPR and AED use and infant CPR, including child and infant choking.

How long is my certification good for?

All American Heart Association courses are two year certifications

Do I have to take a written examination to pass the Heart Saver AED course?

Although a Heart Saver exam is available, you are not required to take a written examination. A certification card will be issued once you have successfully completed the course.

Can I take this course if I am a healthcare provider?

No, all healthcare providers are required to take the BLS for healthcare providers CPR course.

EMT Resources

Click below to access our EMS NREMT Practical Skills Demos –  YouTube

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This page has several video demonstrations on the following:

  • How to use Portable Suction 
  • Trauma Assessment step by step – Part 1
  • Trauma Assessment step by step – Part 2
  • NREMT Seated Spinal Immobilization: KED

Please feel free to Subscribe and we hope you find these videos to be of help. Enjoy! 

 

Protocols

Click below for PDF Summary of CT EMS Protocol Changes and Statewide Emergency Services Protocols. 

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