One or more offerings for this course have been cancelled. Refer to the Course Schedule below for more information.
This 6-day course provides learners with the knowledge and skills to identify and research hot topics in Emergency Medical Services to ultimately identify, promote and embrace evidence based system or service improvements. Skills addressed include problem statement identification, research strategy and proposal, literature and data evaluation, and project status briefing. Students will bring a topic important to their agency/community to base the research on and will construct a program proposal, begin the research process, and present a project status briefing.
|Selection Criteria||Emergency Medical Services middle management personnel (including Shift Supervisor, Captain, Division/Battalion Chief, Crew Leader, Administrator, etc.) and others providing evidence based system or service improvements.|
|Delivery Type||6-Day On-Campus|
|Prerequisites||1) ICS 100 level and ICS 200 level training. Preferred courses are Q462 and Q463 available through NFA Online at www.nfaonline.dhs.gov. Chief's signature attests that the applicant has completed this required training. 2) For FY2014 course attendance: Q170 Data Gathering Instruments to Support Applied Research Projects. Q171 Designing an Apllied Research Project Proposal.|
|ACE Recommendation||In the upper-division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in research methods, fire services administration, or emergency services administration|
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|March 22 - 27, 2015||Cancelled||Emmitsburg, Maryland|
|August 2 - 7, 2015||Cancelled||Emmitsburg, Maryland|
|Apply »||August 16 - 21, 2015||Apply by 12/15||Emmitsburg, Maryland|