○EMS Safety Course

The National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians’ (NAEMT)’s EMS Safety Course is designed to promote safe practices by EMS personnel. The course increases the awareness and understanding of EMS safety standards and practices. The course includes safety in emergency vehicles, on the scene of a call, handling patients, interacting with bystanders, and personal safety. By presenting case studies and current EMS issues surrounding EMS safety the course allows all participants to fully engage in the course. EMS Safety is a continuing education course that is recognized by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) and by the Continuing Education Certification Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS). This course is intended for and recommended for any individual involved in EMS including EMT-B, EMT-I, EMT-P, as well as any individual interested in learning pre-hospital safety techniques and standards.

Course Content:

  • Identify safe operations of an ambulance
  • Safety while moving and securing patients
  • Recognition and address of violent and potentially violent situations
  • Importance of personal health
  • Safety in various operational situations

Required Student Materials: EMS Safety, Taking Safety to the Streets