24 Hour EMT Refresher Topics Online (EMS-CE)

24 Hour EMT Refresher Topics Online (EMS-CE)

 $125

100% Online

Instructor Based Training

Mobile Friendly*

Course Overview

This EMS-CE 24 Hour EMT Refresher Topics course is designed for currently certified State or National Registry EMT’s who need EMS Continuing Education training in order to recertify. 

This course is offered 100% online as a fully narrated class, combining audio and visual elements, and may be completed over time in sections. This interactive course, provided through our partnership with EMS Training Institute, is designed to help you refresh and retain the knowledge presented in the training.

The HazMat Student Advantage

 
  • Fully Narrated, High Quality Training
  • 24/7, Easy to Use Online Interface
  • Self-Paced with Saved Progress
  • Includes Audio, Video, Text & Photos
  • Interactive Questions & Scenarios
  • Take Up to 24 Months to Complete
  • Excellent Customer Support
  • Mobile Device Friendly Course*
  • Course Completion Certificate

 


EMT & Paramedic Courses

 

Who Should Take This Course?

 

National Registry EMTs (NREMT)

For currently certified NREMTs – There are three options for currently certified NREMTs to complete NREMT recertification prior to their cert expiration (shown below). For currently certified NREMTs, this course can be applied as either 24 hours of CE -or- 10 hours of Refresher + 14 hours of CE.

  1. Refresher & Continuing Education – Requires 24 hours of refresher training (10 hours may be taken online) and 48 hours of Continuing Education (24 hours may be taken online). Our 24 hour EMT Refresher Topics course counts as 10 hours of Refresher plus 14 hours of Continuing Education. 
  2. Continuing Education (EMS CE) Only – Requires 72 hours of Continuing Education. Only 24 of the 72 total hours may be taken online. This course counts as 24 hours of Continuing Education. 
  3. Test Only – A certified NREMT may make one attempt to pass the NREMT exam. If the exam is passed, the NREMT card will be renewed.

For Failed NREMT Exam – This course does not qualify as a 24 Hour EMT Refresher course for those who have failed the (NREMT) – National Registry EMT Exam – 3 times and need to take a 24 Hour EMT Refresher course or 24 hours of “remedial training” in order to test an additional 3 times. 

For expired NREMT  – This course does not qualify as an EMT Refresher course for those seeking eligibility to take the NREMT exam. 

State Certified EMTs

Our online 24 Hour EMT Refresher Topics course was designed for the currently certified EMT BASIC renewing their certification and/or for the EMT whose certificate has expired within the 2-year grace period. This course provides 24 hours of EMS Continuing Education on EMT Refresher topics, and meets the local and state requirements for California. The course is accepted in many states, as it is Instructor Based Training and based on the National EMS Curriculum. Please check with your local and state EMS authority to verify this training is accepted in your area prior to enrolling.

This course is not accepted for Arizona or Nevada state recertification, but can be taken by Arizona and Nevada EMT’s seeking NREMT recertification, as detailed in the NREMT section above.


Course Format

emt-refresher-course-video-4Our EMT courses online are fully narrated through our state-of-the-art Online Training System (OTS). The training is self-paced and available 24/7.

Our online EMT Refresher Topics course includes up-to-date, high quality training designed with your learning as our top priority. The course features interactive training modules, which combine 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. For your convenience, it can be completed over time, and your progress will be saved to the last section completed. Students are given 24 months to complete the course after enrollment.

Once the course is completed, you will immediately be able to download, save or print your Course Completion Certificate which is provided in PDF format. 

Please note: After finishing the course, you will need to complete the renewal process required by your County, State, or National Registry. The application process may include CE (continuing education), skills testing, a valid CPR card, fees, etc. Click here for full NREMT requirements. Check with your state and local EMS Authority for all requirements for online EMT courses.


Course Pricing & Optional Add-Ons

   
24 Hour EMT Refresher Topics Online $125
   
Course Textbook* (Optional) $165/$180 rush
   
Skills Testing (Optional, purchased with the online course) $50
   
Skills Testing (Optional, purchased separately from the course)
$75
     
   

Additional Training

Please contact your local and state EMS Authority to ensure all EMT recertification requirements are met. In California, valid CPR certification and EMT Skills Testing are required. This course provides valuable EMT recertification online training information, but it is not meant to replace hands-on training which is critical. For more information on NREMT recertification, see the NREMT website.

In ALL situations, an EMT must ensure they are adequately trained to do their job.

Course Objective

The objective of this course is to provide a high quality, Online EMT Refresher EMS-CE to currently certified EMT’s (or state certified expired within 2 years) who need Continuing Education (CE) credit.

 

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Sample Course Slide

Course Sections

This course consists of 7 modules broken down into 39 sections within our Online Training System (OTS). 

Module 1
Section Title
1 Introduction to Emergency Medical Care
2 The Well-Being of the EMT
3 Lifting and Moving Patients
4 Medical/Legal and Ethical Issues
5 Medical Terminology
6 Anatomy and Physiology
7 Ventilation, Perfusion, and Shock: Understanding Pathophysiology
8 Life Span Development
Objectives Learned
Module 2
Section Title
9 Airway Management
10 Respiration and Artificial Ventilation
Objectives Learned
Module 3
Section Title
11 Scene Size-Up
12 The Primary Assessment
13 Vital Signs and Monitoring Devices
14-1 The Secondary Assessment – The Medical Patient
14-2 The Secondary Assessment – The Trauma Patient
14-3 The Secondary Assessment – Reassessment and Diagnosis
15 Communication and Documentation
Objectives Learned
Module 4
Section Title
16 General Pharmacology
17 Respiratory Emergencies
18 Cardiac Emergencies
19 Diabetic Emergencies and Altered Mental Status
20 Allergic Reactions
21 Poisoning and Overdose Emergencies
22 Abdominal Emergencies
23 Behavioral and Psychiatric Emergencies and Suicide
24 Hematologic and Renal Emergencies
Objectives Learned
Module 5
Section Title
25 Bleeding and Shock
26 Soft Tissue Trauma
27 Chest and Abdominal Trauma
28 Musculoskeletal Trauma
29 Trauma to the Head, Neck, and Spine
30 Multisystem Trauma
31 Environmental Emergencies
Objectives Learned
Module 6
Section Title
32 Obstetric and Gynecologic Emergencies
33 Pediatric Emergencies
34 Geriatric Emergencies
35 Emergencies for Patients with Special Challenges
Objectives Learned
Module 7
Section Title
36 Operations
37 Hazardous Materials, Multiple-Casualty Incidents, and Incident Management
38 Highway Safety and Vehicle Extrication
39 EMS Response to Terrorism
Objectives Learned

Course Exams / Objectives Learned

 
  • There are no exams for this course. 
  • After each module, students will write at least 75 characters of text about three objectives learned in the module.

Accreditation

This course is provided through a partnership with EMS Training Institute, which is a State of California approved BLS & ALS Continuing Education Provider.

This course meets state requirements for EMT Refresher CE training and is approved by the state of California (provider #56-0013) and the Ventura County EMS Agency (provider #56-0013). The course meets the National EMS Scope of Practice Model and is accepted in many states. Please verify with your local and state EMS Agency whether this course will be accepted in your area. 

For currently certified NREMTs, this course may be taken as 10 hours of Refresher plus 14 hours of Continuing Education or 24 hours of Continuing Education. 


Certificationcertification

Once the course is completed, you will immediately be able to download, save or print your Course Completion Certificate which is issued by the EMS Training Institute in PDF format. 

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