Who Should Take This Course?

This EMS-CE (1-Hour) Communication, Terminology, and Scene Size-up Online course was designed to:

    • help EMTs and Paramedics fulfill their continuing education requirements;
    • provide EMS workers with an understanding of common EMS terminology, how to effectively communicate with patients and EMS personnel, and how to assess a scene to help victims and protect themself;
    • help EMTs review a specific component of EMT Refresher training.

This course meets the qualification for National, State/Local, or Individual NCCP credit under NREMT distance education.

This course is provided by Safety Unlimited and has been approved for 1 hour of BLS/ALS Instructor Based Continuing Education by C.E. provider 56-0013, CAPCE Provider #SUNI0321.

For more information on EMS CE training requirements or the EMS CE courses we offer for Paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians, visit our EMS Continuing Education Courses page.

Course Outline

This course has 3 sections, which are fully narrated and interactive within our Online Training System (OTS). Upon completion of the course, students will need to complete a short evaluation and confirm their identity. Once these steps are completed, the course completion certificate will be available.

Module 1
SectionTitle
CAPCE Accredited Student Information
1Communication and Documentation
2Medical Terminology
3Scene Size-up
Final Exam

Course Exam

  • The final exam for this course consists of 10 questions, which are randomly compiled from a large pool of possible questions.
  • An 80% or better score is needed in order to pass the final exam. If a student does not pass, they may re-review information in the sections as necessary, and retake the test as many times as needed in order to pass.

Course Format

Presented through our state-of-the-art Online Training System (OTS), this Communication, Terminology, and Scene Size-up training course is taken 100% online and is fully narrated, self-paced and available 24/7.

This course includes up-to-date, high quality training designed with your learning as our top priority. The course features interactive training, which combines audio and visual elements for maximum retention. The course is completed entirely online using a computer with an internet connection and is available 24/7.

Once the course is completed, you’ll be able to download, save or print a Course Completion Certificate which is provided in PDF format.

Accreditation

This course is provided by Safety Unlimited and has been approved for 1 hour of BLS/ALS Instructor based Continuing Education by C.E. provider 56-0013, CAPCE provider #SUNI10321.

EMS CE Certification

Once the course is completed within our Online Training System (OTS), you’ll be able to download, save or print a Course Completion Certificate which is provided in PDF format.

Course Objective

The objective of this course is to assist currently certified/licensed EMTs or Paramedics fulfill their continuing education requirements and provide EMS workers with an understanding of common EMS terminology, how to effectively communicate with patients and EMS personnel, and how to assess a scene to help victims and protect themself.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, the student should be able to:

  • Communicate effectively with patients and EMS personnel;
  • Identify communication systems and radio communication used by EMS members;
  • Complete a verbal and pre-hospital care report;
  • Identify body parts and positioning using anatomic terms;
  • Determine scene safety and hazards;
  • Identify what assistance is needed at a scene;
  • and more.

Additional Training

Please note that this course provides valuable information to assist with EMT Training. This course is not meant to replace hands-on or site-specific training provided by your employer on equipment use and procedures for your particular work environment. You must be trained by your employer on the hazards, equipment, policies and procedures, administrative controls, safe work practices and emergency plans specific to your role and workplace.

In ALL situations, employers are required to ensure their employees are adequately trained to do their job.

The HazMat Student Advantage

Student Advantages