EMT / Paramedic Refresher Courses

EMT/Paramedic Refresher Courses

Course Information Cr Hrs
EMT Basic RefresherThis course is designed to cover mandatory core content in 7 divisions as required by DOT and BEMS. The content is designed to help an EMT Basic refresher student successfully complete the course and the skills exam. Students receive mandatory dates on the first day of class. Class meets requirements for re-licensure.       Each lesson covers specific content areas and includes key terms, PowerPoint presentations, and practice quizzes. The following mandatory content is included:
  • PreparatoryAirway
  • OB, Infants, Children
  • Patient Assessment
  • Medical/Behavioral
  • Trauma
  • Elective

Stuents are required to appear in person for a 90-minute skills exam offered one Saturday per month on OTC's main campus in Springfield. The exam is administered by a proctor using approved skills worksheets provided by the Missouri Emergency Medical Services Association (MEMSA). It consists of 100 multiple choice questions and requires 75% to pass. The percentage breakdown is as follows:

  • Preparatory - 5%
  • Airway - 10%
  • OB, Infants, Children - 10%
  • Patient Assessment - 15%
  • Medical/Behavioral - 20%
  • Trauma - 20%Elective - 20%

Spring 2015 class dates will be posted Fall of 2014.

 

Paramedic/Intermediate EMT Refresher-Hybrid ClassThe Paramedic Refresher course is designed to cover mandatory core content in 4 divisions and flexible core content in 5 divisions. WDH-542 meets or exceeds the standards of the National Registry of EMTs and Missouri Bureau of EMS.

This is a hybrid class, meaning that there are portions online and in the class room.

 Each lesson covers specific content areas and includes key terms, PowerPoints, and practice quizzes. The following content is covered:

  • Airway, Breathing and Cardiology
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Trauma
  • Obstetrics and Pediatrics
  • Operational Tasks

Upon completion, students should be able to pass the skills exam.

After completion of the review course, the paramedic refresher student is required to appear in person for a 90-minute skills exam which is offered one Saturday per month at the OTC main campus.  This skills exam will be administered by a proctor (monitor) utilizing approved skills sheets provided by the Missouri Emergency Medical Services Association (MEMSA.)

The exam consists of 100 multiple choice questions and requires a grade of 75% or better to pass.

  • Airway, Breathing and Cardiolog - 25%
  • Medical Emergencies - 25% 
  • Trauma - 25%
  • Obstetrics and Pediatrics - 15%
  • Operations - 10%

Spring 2015 dates will be posted Fall of 2014