Who Should take this course?
Any currently certified/licensed EMT or Paramedic who is fulfilling his/her requirement for continuing education.
This course has been approved for 1 hour of BLS/ALS Instructor based Continuing Education by California State approved C.E. provider 56-0013.
BLS/ALS Continuing Education Credits
This EMS-CEU (1 Hour) course has been approved for 1 Contact Hour (1 CEUs) of BLS/ALS Instructor-based Continuing Education by CE (Provider 56-0013), CAPCE Provider #SUNI0321.
This EMS Continuing Education (EMS-CE) is being brought to you through a partnership with Safety Unlimited, Inc.
This training meets the requirements for BLS/ALS Instructor-based Continuing Education. Basic Life Support / Advanced Life Support Continuing Education Provider Approval Number #56-0013.
Safety Unlimited, Inc., Provider #5660170-2, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Safety Unlimited, Inc. complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, Safety Unlimited, Inc. is accredited to issue the IACET CEU. As an IACET Accredited Provider, Safety Unlimited, Inc. offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.
CAPCE Provider #SUNI0321
Basic Life Support / Advanced Life Support Continuing Education Provider Approval Number #56-0013
Authorized training site under training center #CA-20297
This topic goes over the basics of the GCS scale and how to use and apply its findings.
At the end of this lesson, students should be able to understand and apply the Glasgow Coma Scale to patients appropriately.
For CE courses there is no exam. Once the student views the course content, they must complete the "objectives learned assignment" and conduct a course evaluation.
EMTs require constant training and continuing education.
While online training can assist in an EMTs training, receiving hands-on training is also important.
Training Providers should be used to ensure credibility and augment an employer's training program. Therefore, in addition to the training provided by an outside party, a student should receive site-specific training that is supplied by their own company. This training should target the company's unique approach to hazard prevention, including the use of site-specific equipment, health and safety policies, and emergency procedures. As a rule, this company specific training should be well documented.
The bottom line in ALL SITUATIONS is that employers are required to ensure that their employees are adequately trained to do their job.
We're excited to announce that this course is now available in HTML 5, making it more compatible with the browser on your mobile device (e.g., smartphone or tablet). This course requires only the most recent version of your mobile device's web browser.
Mobile versions of this sort of training are new, but below are some Pros and Cons that we have noticed during our extensive testing.
During our testing we really noticed that tablets work much better than smartphones, simply due to their screen size.
Because this is a Beta Version of our course, you may encounter some issues as we work out the kinks.
While HTML5 makes taking this course on mobile devices possible, not all mobile browsers are optimized for HTML5, meaning you may not have complete functionality. If you have difficulty taking this course using the browser on your mobile device, you may need to use a different browser.
Test the functionality of your browser using HTML5 and compare it to the performance of other browsers. If you find other browsers are more compatible than your own, you may want to make the switch.
Below are some frequently asked questions specific to this course.
Our courses are set up to take a specific amount of time. Some students may get through the training more quickly, while others may actually take longer to complete their training. Remember, this training should be used as an intricate tool in the context of an overall training program; it can be combined with other training throughout the year in order to meet any hour requirements needed.
No, our courses are designed so you can start and stop as needed, allowing you to break the training up over a longer period of time. Our system will keep track of your progress, enabling you to resume where you left off upon your next login. It is important that once you start a section, you complete that section or you will need to start that section over from the beginning upon your return.
Yes, you can take the online portion by signing in with your username and password from any location and computer with high-speed internet access. However, each computer does need to meet our basic system requirements for viewing our online courses.
Yes, once you have completed a course, you are able to download, save or print a certificate of completion from your student account. Certificates are created in a pdf format. Users must have the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader before attempting to download the completion certificate.