Training & Certifications

EMT

This course is offered to anyone who wants to provide emergency medical care with an EMS service, fire department, or other healthcare setting. The curriculum provides for an early and continuing emphasis on patient assessment as well as reinforcement of the basic sequence of emergency care procedures.  The EMT course follows the U.S. Department of Transportation Basic EMT curriculum, and consists of approximately 138 classroom hours in addition to performing ten patient assessments in the... continue reading

CURRENTLY WE ARE ONLY ABLE TO FACILITATE PARTS 2 & 3 OF HEARTCODE TRAINING. HEARTCODE PART 1 MAY BE PURCHASED FROM A NUMBER OF ONLINE VENDORS. PLEASE CALL THE EMS EDUCATION AHA TRAINING COORDINATOR AT 402.280.1284 TO SCHEDULE A SESSION FOR PARTS 2 & 3.

 

HeartCode Basic Life Support (BLS) Parts 2 & 3  ($35)

 

HeartCode® BLS is an official, self-directed, comprehensive eLearning program from the American Heart Association (AHA). This... continue reading

CURRENTLY WE ARE ONLY ABLE TO FACILITATE PARTS 2 & 3 OF HEARTCODE TRAINING. HEARTCODE PART 1 MAY BE PURCHASED FROM A NUMBER OF ONLINE VENDORS. PLEASE CALL THE EMS EDUCATION AHA TRAINING COORDINATOR AT 402.280.1284 TO SCHEDULE A SESSION FOR PARTS 2 & 3.

HeartCode ACLS Parts 2 & 3 ($132.50)

HeartCode® ACLS is an official, self-directed, comprehensive eLearning program from the American Heart Association (AHA). HeartCode® ACLS Part 1 uses eSimulation... continue reading

Creighton University EMS Education has been offering EMS programs since 1974. While many changes have occurred in EMS, we remain committed to educating competent entry level paramedics who are prepared to meet the needs of today's dynamic pre-hospital environment. Our faculty include experienced EMS educators, pre-hospital providers, registered nurses and critical care physicians. Students participate in an intensive year long program consisting of approximately 650 hours of lecture and lab... continue reading

Utilizing the Department of Transportation National Standard Curriculum for the training of EMTs, this course gives recognition of learned knowledge in patient care by the nurse. The emphasis is on transition of emergency care by the nurse from the clinical environment to that found in the pre-hospital setting. Upon successful completion of the course the student will be eligible to complete the National Registry Computer Based Test. The Practical portion of the National Registry test will... continue reading

This on campus two-week course will apply previous clinical knowledge to field situations and supplement it with additional knowledge and skills related to pre-hospital situations. This intensive course will cover such topics as patient assessment, rapid extrication, intubation, pre-hospital medications, equipment and patient management. Successful completion of this course will result in a Paramedic Certificate of Completion for the Paramedic Program and eligibility to sit for the National... continue reading

Now 100% online!

This course emphasizes the knowledge, skills and abilities required of first-line managers of EMS systems, including personnel, operations and equipment. Topics covered will include how to analyze administrative challenges and situations, develop multiple management strategies for challenging situations, find resources in multiple media sources for the management of situations, write proposals and develop and monitor an organizational budget.

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The EMS Instructor course is now available in a 100% online format.

This course covers theories and principles of learning and teaching, including development of effective EMS course objectives, lectures, outlines and examinations. The course includes introduction to use of DOT curricula and materials.

The EMS Instructor Course follows the current National Guidelines for Educating EMS Instructors, resulting in entry-level EMS educator competencies.  Successful... continue reading

This online non-credit course is intended to provide continuing education to practicing EMS instructors and especially those interested in obtaining continuing education hours to maintain their professional licenses. Participants will have the opportunity to obtain all required continuing education credits in this course and will receive a certificate for the number of hours that they complete in the course. Topics of instruction will include adult teaching methods, rules and regulations,... continue reading

This course is designed to prepare paramedics to provide advanced critical care during inter-facility transports, including performing advanced clinical patient assessments and providing invasive care beyond the standard scope of advanced pre-hospital care. Includes modes of transport, flight physiology, barophysiology and transfer considerations, including safety, patient packaging and practice in a closely confined space, airway and ventilation management including surgical airways and... continue reading

Please read carefully this IMPORTANT UPDATE on our 2017 Continuing Education program.

For several years Creighton University EMS Education has offered a continuing education program for paramedics designed to meet the 48-hour refresher training requirements, as outlined by the National Registry of EMTs (NREMT).  In 2012, the NREMT introduced a new recertification model referred to as the National Continued Competency Program (NCCP).  In 2016, the State of Nebraska joined 27 other... continue reading