Advanced Leadership Issues in Emergency Medical Services R0151

Delivery type 10-Day On-Campus
ACE recommendation In the graduate or upper division baccalaureate degree category, three semester hours in Emergency Medical Services (EMS), fire science, public administration, or health care administration.
CEU’s 6.6
Student pre-course materials and course syllabus

http://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/pcm/pcm_r0151.pdf PDF 2.5 MB,

Training Specialist

Michael Stern
michael.stern@fema.dhs.gov
301-447-1253

Upcoming offerings

February 6 - 17, 2017 | June 19 - 30, 2017 | August 21, 2017 - September 1, 2017 | View more

Course description

This 10-day course is designed for upper management individuals who have organizational responsibility for EMS operations in their agency or jurisdiction. Situational, scenario-based instruction is the foundation of this course, with an emphasis on problem-solving and decision-making techniques. Leadership techniques as they relate to establishing and directing EMS work teams are also an important part of this course.

Selection criteria

Individuals with upper-level management responsibility for part of an EMS delivery system, e.g., a fire department, a hospital, or a public EMS agency. Individuals with decision-making responsibility within an EMS system, e.g., EMS council membership, EMS mid- to upper-level management/coordination, training management, medical control, etc.

Prerequisites

1. Incident Command System (ICS)-100-level and ICS-200-level training. Preferred courses are Q0462 and Q0463, available through NFA Online at www.usfa.fema.gov/training/nfa/courses/online.html. Chief’s signature attests that the applicant has completed this required training.

2. “Management of Emergency Medical Services” (R0150). A college-level business or human resources management course (upper-division baccalaureate degree category) and EMS management experience may be substituted for the R0150 prerequisite. (College/University transcript to satisfy the college-level management course requirement in lieu of the R0150 course and a letter from the department chief validating EMS management experience should be submitted with application.)

Upcoming offerings

Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP
February 6 - 17, 2017 Application period closed Emmitsburg, Maryland
June 19 - 30, 2017 Apply on 10/15/2016 - 12/15/2016 Emmitsburg, Maryland
August 21, 2017 - September 1, 2017 Apply on 10/15/2016 - 12/15/2016 Emmitsburg, Maryland
Post-course requirements None
Comments Individuals with upper-level management responsibility for part of an EMS delivery system, e.g., a fire department, a hospital, or a public EMS agency. Individuals with decision- making responsibility within an EMS system, e.g., EMS council membership, EMS mid- to upper-level management/coordination, training management, medical control, etc.