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Sanilac County Sheriff's Department Course.


Where: Sanilac Medical Services

Dates: January 14, 2016

Time: 8 pm  to 5 pm Thursdays


Instructor: Ed Tucker


Registration for this course has closed.

Registration deadline along with a  minimum of $150.00 non-refundable deposit are due by August 26, 2015. Course start date is September 1, 2015.  The registration packet and minimum deposit are required to reserve a spot in the course. (This course requires a minimum of 8 students and is limited to 20 students)

This EMT Course is designed to prepare you for a career in the field of pre-hospital patient care. Class will be meet in Central Huron Ambulance Hall class room every Tuesday and Thursday from 6 pm to 10 pm and one Saturday per month from 9 am to 6 pm starting September 1, 2015 thru February 9, 2016. The course provides 170 hours of classroom time and 72 hours of clinical rotation (36 hours in EMS and 36 hours in Emergency Department). Upon successful completion of the program, students will be eligible to take the National Registry Exam for licensure in the State of Michigan. Students will be expected to wear uniforms while in class and on clinical rotations. Cost of this course is $650.00 and includes uniform shirt and clinical ID badge. The student is required to bring their book on the first day of class and it is not included in the cost. The books can be purchased online. Book being used for this course is: (Prehospital Emergency Care, 10/E, Joseph J. Mistovich, Keith J. Karren, Ph.D., Brigham Young University, Brent Hafen ISBN-10: 0133457974 • ISBN-13: 9780133457971)

Prerequisites:

  • 18 years or older 
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Valid Driver's License
  • No felony convictions
  • Negative TB test
  • Up-to-Date vaccinations
  • Physical

Prerequisites due no later than August 26, 2015


Registration deadline along with a minimum of $150.00 non-refundable deposit are due by December 22, 2015. The registration packet and minimum deposit is required to reserve a spot in the course. This course requires a minimum of 8 students and is limited to 20 students.

Start Date: Friday, January 8, 2016

End date: March 25, 2016

Course Days and Times: Friday's 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cost: In County: $650.00
  Out of County: $700.00


Requirements: 
Valid State of Michigan EMT license
Valid Driver's License
No felony convictions
Negative TB test
Up-to-Date vaccinations
Physical
Internet access


The AEMT Course is designed to prepare you to continue your career in EMS at a higher scope of practice in the field of pre-hospital patient care. This course includes 90 hours in the classroom setting with 50 additional hours of out of hospital clinical rotations. Upon successful completion of the program, participants will be eligible to take the National Registry Exam for licensure in the State of Michigan. Students will be expected to wear uniforms while in class and on clinical rotations. Cost of the course is $650.00 for in county and $700.00 for out of county and includes uniform shirt, clinical ID badges, and access to Platinum's EMS testing and computer adaptive testing. The book is not included in the cost and the student must purchase it separately and can be purchased online or through SMS with prior arrangement for $150.00.
Book Required: ISBN-13: 978-0-13-283903-7  ISBN-10: 0-13-283903-2
Prerequisites due no later than December 22, 2015

During 2016 SMS will have 1 lecture continuing education credit available online. These credits will be open for the entire year. Providers will be issued a chit automatically after they complete each month's CE. To complete the CE providers must review all the information and spend at least 50 minutes in reviewing the materials. When the 10 question quiz is completed with an 80% or better the certification chit will open with a unique certificate identification number. Providers should download the certificate, print, and file it some where safe for their records. 

This course will be open from January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016. The course is free. The Designer Drugs and Excited Delirium course covers designer street drugs and excited delirium. The current approved Excited Delirium Protocol for Sanilac county will be reviewed. In order to complete the course students must review all the materials and spend at least 100 minutes reviewing the material provided and complete a 10 question quiz. Students must score at least a 70% to receive a passing score on the quiz. 




This course is required for all level of EMS responders. Effective October 1, 2015 all levels of EMS providers in Sanilac County will be able to administer Narcan / Naloxone for suspected opiate overdoses.  

EMS defensible documentation Course

Explore how to complete your documentation in a way it can successfully be defended in court. In this course you will review  the common pitfalls of documentation.

Course Cost: Free

CE Credit: 2 hour Lecture credits in the Preparatory Category.

Requirements to complete the course and receive a certificate / chit. 

                       110 minutes spent reviewing the materials

                        watch all three parts of the movie in there entirety

                        Review all three parts of the power point presentation

                        Complete a 20 question quiz with a 70% or higher.

                        


Community CPR, AED, and First Aid course. This course is free to residents of Sanilac County. To register for the class please call (810) 648-3092

Sanilac County Residents cost: Free

Resident outside of Sanilac County: $20.00

Course is held at: 171 Dawson St. Sandusky, MI 48471 starting at 9 am

Where : Sanilac Medical Services, 171 Dawson Street, Sandusky, MI 48471 {West end of Health Department Building, upstairs}

When : December 28. 2015 9:00 am - 2:00 pm  

The Child and BabysittingSafety program is a community education program that covers child safety and basic care techniques for infants and children. CABS stresses the priority to keep you and the children you care for safe. Babysitting is not just “watching” the children, but being responsible for their safety and well being. When you are caring for a child, you are taking care of a parent(s) most prized possession. Everything in their home and your own home can be replaced— everything, that is, except a child. This course is free thanks to our millage dollars working for the community. Participants will receive a certification card at end of the course.

                                                                                 

All participants must be 12 years of age or older to take this course. To register, please call 810-648-3092 to reserve you seat today. 


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Where: SMS Class room

Dates: February 24 and 25, 2016 (refresher student only have to must attend on 25th.)

Time: 9 am  to 4 pm

Cost: Full course $300 (Includes ACLS provider manual)

Refresher $150.00 (Includes ACLS provider manual)

(Students may purchase the ECC handbook for $25.00)

This course is limited to 15 students.

Prerequisites:

A current BLS HCP card & ACLS Provider card (refresher course only).

Complete the online pre-course quiz

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) for Healthcare Providers

The ACLS course builds on the foundation of lifesaving Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR. This advanced course highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care, and immediate post-cardiac arrest care. ACLS also covers airway management and related pharmacology.

Skills are taught in large-group sessions and small-group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented.

The ACLS course covers:

  • ACLS algorithms
  • immediate post-cardiac-arrest care
  • airway management
  • rhythm recognition
  • high-quality CPR
  • 1-rescuer CPR AED
  • effective resuscitation team dynamics
  • science overview (update course)
  • BLS and ACLS surveys
  • ACS
  • Megacode treatment
  • identification and initial care of other life-threatening clinical situations (such as stroke)

ACLS training is intended for healthcare providers who either direct or participate in the resuscitation of a patient, whether in or out of the hospital, including:

  • physicians
  • nurses
  • emergency medical technicians 
  • paramedics
  • staff in intensive care units and emergency or critical care departments 
  • other professionals who may respond to a cardiovascular emergency

Students must pass a written exam and skills test in order to qualify for an ACLS Course Completion Card.

To be successful in any ACLS course, students should be able to identify ECG rhythms and should know pharmacology specific to cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiopulmonary emergencies before beginning the course. It is strongly recommended that students review the ACLS course materials and complete a precourse self-assessment using the tools in their student materials before starting the course.

Where: SMS Classroom

Dates: February 11 and 12, 2016

Full course student must attend both days

Refresher students only have to attend the 12th.

Time: 9 am  to 4 pm

Cost: Full course $250 Refresher course $150.00 (Includes PALS provider manual)

(Students may purchase the ECC handbook for $25.00)

This course is limited to 15 students.

Prerequisites:

A current BLS HCP card & PALS Provider card (refresher only).

Complete the online pre-course quiz

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) is a classroom, video-based, Instructor-led course that uses a series of simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation and team dynamics. The goal of the PALS Course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes.


Where: SMS Class room

Dates: September 21, 2016

Time: 9 am  to 3 pm

Cost: $150.00 (Includes ACLS provider manual)

(Students may purchase the ECC handbook for $25.00)

This course is limited to 15 students.

Prerequisites:

A current BLS HCP card & ACLS Provider card.

Complete the online pre-course quiz

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) for Healthcare Providers

The ACLS course builds on the foundation of lifesaving Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR. This advanced course highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care, and immediate post-cardiac arrest care. ACLS also covers airway management and related pharmacology.

Skills are taught in large-group sessions and small-group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented.

The ACLS course covers:

  • ACLS algorithms
  • immediate post-cardiac-arrest care
  • airway management
  • rhythm recognition
  • high-quality CPR
  • 1-rescuer CPR AED
  • effective resuscitation team dynamics
  • science overview (update course)
  • BLS and ACLS surveys
  • ACS
  • Megacode treatment
  • identification and initial care of other life-threatening clinical situations (such as stroke)

ACLS training is intended for healthcare providers who either direct or participate in the resuscitation of a patient, whether in or out of the hospital, including:

  • physicians
  • nurses
  • emergency medical technicians 
  • paramedics
  • staff in intensive care units and emergency or critical care departments 
  • other professionals who may respond to a cardiovascular emergency

Students must pass a written exam and skills test in order to qualify for an ACLS Course Completion Card.

To be successful in any ACLS course, students should be able to identify ECG rhythms and should know pharmacology specific to cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiopulmonary emergencies before beginning the course. It is strongly recommended that students review the ACLS course materials and complete a precourse self-assessment using the tools in their student materials before starting the course.

Where: SMS Classroom


Dates: October 21, 2016


Refresher course


Time: 9 am  to 4 pm


Cost: Refresher course $150.00 (Includes PALS provider manual)


(Students may purchase the ECC handbook for $25.00)


This course is limited to 15 students.


Prerequisites:


A current BLS HCP card & PALS Provider card.


Complete the online pre-course quiz

All current instructors have to complete these course prior to February 15, 2016 to continue teaching AHA course after that date. Any instructors who do not complete the course will not be allowed to teach AHA course and will have to attend a full instructor course to become re-authorized as an instructor.

Where: SMS class room

When: 6 pm to 10 pm March 15, 2016

Cost: $50 (SMS staff contact John for pricing ). 


AHA instructor update on current changes to the AHA programs. This course is only open to current AHA instructors.

Where: SMS class room

When: 6 pm to 10 pm October 11, 2016 

Cost: $50 (SMS staff contact John for pricing ). 


AHA instructor update on current changes to the AHA programs. This course is only open to current AHA instructors.


Medical Examiner Special Investigator Course

Course Instructor: William Starbird, MD

Course is closed for registration.

Where: SMS Class room

When March 4 and 5,2016 from 9 am to 5 pm.

This course is Free to Sanilac county providers.


The Principles of Ethics and Personal Leadership (PEPL) is a new NAEMT course for EMS practitioners. This 16-hour course provides EMS and Mobile Healthcare (MHC) practitioners at all levels with the necessary knowledge and skills to effectively interact with patients and their families, other medical personnel, co-workers, supervisors and community residents at large.

 

The course covers topics and skills in the following areas:   

  • personal and professional core values

  • ethics

  • decision-making

  • duty to serve

  • strategies for conflict resolution

  • ambassadorship for the profession, their agencies, and the community at large 

Through course presentation, dialogue, and learning activities, including written and video case studies, students will explore the importance of ethics and personal leadership, identify their leadership roles in civic life as individuals, family members, professionals, and members of the community, and practice the skills important to the exercise of personal, ethical leadership.

 

This course is accredited by the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS) and recognized by the National Registry of EMTs (NREMT). Students who take this course may choose to receive a free one-year trial membership in NAEMT.


IC Refresher course.


Where: Sanilac Medical Services, 171 Dawson Suite 238, Sandusky, MI. 48422


Cost: Free for Sanilac County residents and $100.00 for out of county residents. (course fees will be do at the start of the course.)


Register online


The Instructor/Coordinator Refresher Course is designed to meet the continuing education requirements to renew an IC license. This course expands on the knowledge that effective EMS educators already have and allow IC's to share their tricks of trade to help improve EMS programs. The student will be re-familiarized with theories of learning and teaching the adult learner. Preparation of educational materials, along with methods of teaching and evaluation. Utilizing technology inside and outside of the classroom. And last but not least, presentation of material, and administrative issues relating to teaching an EMS course. 


This IC Refresher course is 36 hours of instruction in addition Terrie Godde MDHHS Education Coordinator, will be holding a new proctors course for instructors interested in being NREMT psychomotor exam proctors.  Seating is limited to 20 seats due to space so register early. 

When: Starts March 17, 2016 and run thru April 7, 2016. The course will be held on Thursdays starting at 9 am till 6 pm.





This course will be held in the SMS Class room located at 171 Dawson street in Sandusky

The course is limited to 15

October 21, 2015

The course will start at 6 pm and run till 10 pm 

Candidates must complete an instructor application 

Cost:  $350.00 for full course

          $175.00 Renewal

The American Heart Association CPR Instructor Course is a three part course.

  • Part one, the AHA Instructor Essentials course is completed on-line at home or work. The course contains information on planning and preparation for courses, teaching courses, conducting written exams (if applicable), skills practice and skills testing and keeping your instructor status current. Upon successful completion a completion certificate is generated and should be printed out and turned in the first night of class. The Instructor Essentials course takes between 3-6 hours to complete.
  • Part 2 two will be held at Sanilac Medical Servicers, Inc in the class room. Day two will cover information such as course organization, policies of both the AHA and the Training Center, card processing, administration of a course, advertising, equipment cleaning, changes in CPR and why they occur, skills testing, a written test and more. This portion will take approximately 8 hours.
  • Part 3 involves being monitored teaching your first class. This can be done during one of training centers many courses or you can be evaluated at your own facility. This evaluation must be done within 6 months after completion of part 2.
  • In addition to the steps above, all participants must posses a valid BLS for Healthcare Provider certification card that was completed within the past 6 month through the Training Center. Once all steps are successfully completed, the participant will become an American Heart Association BLS CPR Instructor and able to conduct classes on their own.
Students can contact SMS for more information or to purchase online codes to complete the required online courses.  or click Online Instructor Essentials to go directly to to purchase and complete the online essentials. https://www.onlineaha.org/courses

MDHHS will be reviewing all the protocols this year. Additional protocols changes and additions can be found here.