|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.|
|Student pre-course materials and course syllabus||https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/pcm/pcm_r0151.pdf PDF 2.5 MB|
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.
|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.|