Challenges for the Future III: Health Care and EMS M0564

Curriculum: Emergency Medical Services
Training Specialist

Michael Stern
301-447-1253

Delivery type
Mediated
Continuing education units
4.0
ACE recommendation
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, two semester hours in Emergency Medical Services (EMS), fire science, or public administration.

This four-week EMS-/health care-focused online mediated instruction course designed to explore the impacts that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and the evolution of health care systems have on their organizations. Students will evaluate the historical formation of modern EMS and the societal safety nets of Social Security and Medicare, resulting in the current health care system. They will evaluate the impact that the PPACA has on the emergency services system. Finally, students will evaluate the impact that the PPACA has on the workforce and consider the implications that health care innovations will have on their organizations.

Student pre-course materials and course syllabus:

Selection criteria

The primary audience for this course will include (but not be limited to) experienced Company Officers and new chief officers.

The secondary audience may be personnel who are involved in the strategic planning process.

Prerequisites

None

Post-course requirements

None