Class Schedule

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This course will meet in person Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm.  Course begins on Monday, July 8, 2024 and will conclude on Friday, August 9, 2024.

The training program for Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT's) has an overall objective to improve the quality of pre-hospital emergency care rendered to victims of accidents and sudden illness. As such, the course develops skills in symptom recognition and in all emergency care procedures and techniques currently considered to be within the responsibilities of an EMT providing emergency medical care with an ambulance service.

The course consists of 35 lessons involving 160 hours of classroom, lecture, hands-on practical scenarios, 24 hours of online and supplemental certification courses, and 16 hours of field observation.  The curriculum meets and/or exceeds the National EMS Education Standards and is taught by a state approved EMT Instructor/Coordinator.

This course has been developed for all individuals desiring to perform emergency medical care with an ambulance service. No prior experience or training is required of the course applicant. In order to be eligible for National and State EMT certification examination, applicants must:

  • be able to read, understand, and communicate in English;

  • be 17 years of age (must be 18 years of age to take NREMT certification exams);

  • must have a valid driver’s license or valid government issued identification (passport) prior to taking this course;

  • be free from addiction to alcohol or any drug;

  • be able to lift and carry 125 pounds;

  • be free from any physical or mental defect or disease which might impair his/her ability to provide emergency care within the scope of the EMTs training and responsibilities, or which might jeopardize the health of another member of the class;

  • have internet access

The student must successfully complete and pass all components of the course (including 100% attendance) in order to be able to sit for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts EMT Practical Exam and the National Registry of EMT’s Cognitive Exam.

Tuition Information

Cost of the program is $1,800.00.  This includes books, materials, and uniform shirt.

Tuition does not include examination and/or state certification fees.

Examination Fees:

NREMT Cognitive (Written) Examination Fee:  $104.00

Commonwealth of Massachusetts Psychomotor (Practical) Examination Fee:  $225.00

State Certification Fee:  Varies by state

Mass OEMS Approval #:  2024-124

American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Provider HeartCode Online with In-Person Skills Verification (2-year certification)

***Same Day Certification***

Description

HeartCode ACLS is the AHA’s blended learning delivery method for the AHA’s ACLS Course. HeartCode blended learning delivers quality resuscitation education regardless of where providers are located and gives them more control to complete the course at their own pace. Providers first complete the online portion of HeartCode ACLS and then complete a hands-on skills session with an AHA ACLS Instructor or on a simulation station.To enter the course, participants must complete a precourse self-assessment.

Access to the ACLS Provider Manual eBook (20-3100) is included with HeartCode ACLS. You will be able to access the Provider Manual from within the course.

This product has been updated with new science from the 2020 Guidelines for CPR and ECC and replaces the previous version (15-1407).

How does the 2020 Guidelines version of HeartCode differ from the 2015 Guidelines version of HeartCode?

The 2020 Guidelines HeartCode uses a personalized adaptive algorithm that sets students on the most efficient path to mastery. Students follow a continuously adapting learning path that is personalized by their own inputs: their performance, and their self- reported confidence level related to each probing question. The course content is presented in the form of self-directed learning content, probing questions, and Cognitive Assessment Activities (CAAs).

Included With Purchase

Access to the ACLS Provider Manual eBook (20-3100) is included with HeartCode ACLS. You will be able to access the Provider Manual from within the course.

Technical Requirements

Supported Web Browsers: Latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Safari

Operating Systems and Computing Hardware: Win8+ with 4GB+ RAM, MacOS 10.13+ with 4GB+ RAM, Android 8+ with 2GB+ RAM, iOS 11+ with 2GB+ RAM

Internet Connection: Broadband – Fiber, wireless, DSL, cable modem

While the system will run in smaller screen sizes, these are the recommended minimum sizes for the best experience: 4" (mobile) or higher

Please refer to elearning.heart.org for specific course technical requirements.

Product Specifications

  • Associated Course : ACLS
  • Format : Online Course
  • Product Type : Blended and eLearning

Fulfillment Details

Upon purchase, this course can be accessed at elearning.heart.org. 

Continuing Education Information

  • Possible CE2.0
Accreditation Terms

Joint Accreditation: 10/21/2020 – 10/20/2023

CAPCE: 10/21/2020 – 10/20/2023

AARC: 10/21/2021 - 10/21/2022

Joint Accreditation Statements

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by The American Heart Association. The American Heart Association is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

AMA Credit Designation Statement - Physicians The American Heart Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAPA Credit Acceptance Statement – Physician Assistants AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 2.00 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

AANP Credit Acceptance Statement – Nurse Practitioners American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

ANCC Credit Designation Statement - Nurses The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 2.00 contact hours.

ACPE Credit Designation Statement – Pharmacists ACPE Credit: 2.75 Contact Hours. Universal Program Number: JA0000134-0000-20-010-H04-P

Continuing Education Accreditation – Emergency Medical Services

This continuing education activity is approved by the American Heart Association, an organization accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE), for 3.00 Advanced CEHs, activity number 20-AMHA-F3-0095.

By claiming CAPCE credit, the claimant acknowledges the following: I understand that the American Heart Association as a requirement of CAPCE accreditation will submit a record of my course completions to the CAPCE AMS. I further understand that my course completion records may be accessed by or shared with such regulators as state EMS offices, training officers, and NREMT on a password-protected, need-to-know basis. In addition, I understand that I may review my record of CAPCE-accredited course completions by contacting CAPCE.

Continuing Education Credit Statement - Respiratory Therapists This non-traditional program has been approved for 2.50 contact hour(s) of Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care. 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100 Irving TX 75063. Course # 186206000.

Disclosure Policy All persons who develop and/or control educational content in CE activities provided by the American Heart Association will disclose to the audience all financial relationships with any commercial supporters of this activity as well as with other commercial interests whose lines of business are related to the CE-certified content of this activity. In addition, presenters will disclose unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations. Such disclosures will be made in writing in course presentation materials.

Audience

This course is designed for healthcare professionals who direct or manage cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies; personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care, and critical care units; physicians, nurses, and paramedics; and others who need an ACLS course completion card for job or other requirements. 

The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.
 

American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider HeartCode Online with In-Person Skills Verification (2-year certification)

***Same Day Certification***

Description

HeartCode BLS is the AHA’s blended learning delivery method for the BLS Course. HeartCode blended learning delivers quality resuscitation education regardless of where providers are located and gives them more control to complete the course at their own pace. Providers first complete the online portion of HeartCode BLS and then complete a hands-on skills session with an AHA BLS Instructor or on a simulation station.

Access to the BLS Provider Manual eBook (20-3102) is included with HeartCode BLS. You will be able to access the Provider Manual from within the course.

This product has been updated with new science from the 2020 Guidelines for CPR and ECC and replaces the previous version (15-3254). 

How does the 2020 Guidelines version of HeartCode differ from the 2015 Guidelines version of HeartCode?

The 2020 Guidelines HeartCode uses a personalized adaptive algorithm that sets students on the most efficient path to mastery. Students follow a continuously adapting learning path that is personalized by their own inputs: their performance, and their self- reported confidence level related to each probing question. The course content is presented in the form of self-directed learning content, probing questions, and Cognitive Assessment Activities (CAAs).

Included With Purchase

Access to the BLS Provider Manual eBook (20-3102) is included with HeartCode BLS. You will be able to access the Provider Manual from within the course.

Technical Requirements

Supported Web Browsers: Latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Safari

Operating Systems and Computing Hardware: Win8+ with 4GB+ RAM, MacOS 10.13+ with 4GB+ RAM, Android 8+ with 2GB+ RAM, iOS 11+ with 2GB+ RAM

Internet Connection: Broadband – Fiber, wireless, DSL, cable modem

While the system will run in smaller screen sizes, these are the recommended minimum sizes for the best experience: 4" (mobile) or higher

Please refer to elearning.heart.org for specific course technical requirements.

Product Specifications

  • Associated Course : BLS
  • Format : Online Course
  • Product Type : Blended and eLearning

Fulfillment Details

Upon purchase, this course can be accessed at elearning.heart.org. 

Continuing Education Information

  • Possible CE1.0
Accreditation Terms

Joint Accreditation: 10/21/2020 – 10/20/2023

CAPCE: 10/21/2020 – 10/20/2023

Joint Accreditation Statements

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by The American Heart Association. The American Heart Association is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

AMA Credit Designation Statement - Physicians

The American Heart Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAPA Credit Acceptance Statement – Physician Assistants

AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 1.00 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

AANP Credit Acceptance Statement – Nurse Practitioners

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

ANCC Credit Designation Statement – Nurses

The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 1.00 contact hours.

ACPE Credit: 0.75 Contact Hours. Universal Program Number: JA0000134-0000-20-044-H04-P

Continuing Education Accreditation – Emergency Medical Services

This continuing education activity is approved by the American Heart Association, an organization accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE), for 0.75 Advanced CEHs, activity number 20-AMHA-F3-0098.

By claiming CAPCE credit, the claimant acknowledges the following: I understand that the American Heart Association as a requirement of CAPCE accreditation will submit a record of my course completions to the CAPCE AMS. I further understand that my course completion records may be accessed by or shared with such regulators as state EMS offices, training officers, and NREMT on a password-protected, need-to-know basis. In addition, I understand that I may review my record of CAPCE-accredited course completions by contacting CAPCE.

Disclosure Policy All persons who develop and/or control educational content in CE activities provided by the American Heart Association will disclose to the audience all financial relationships with any commercial supporters of this activity as well as with other commercial interests whose lines of business are related to the CE-certified content of this activity. In addition, presenters will disclose unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations. Such disclosures will be made in writing in course presentation materials.

Audience

This course is designed for healthcare professionals and other personnel who need to know how to perform CPR and other basic cardiovascular life support skills in a wide variety of in hospital and pre-hospital settings

The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.

American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider HeartCode Online with In-Person Skills Verification (2-year certification)

***Same Day Certification***

Description

HeartCode PALS is the AHA’s blended learning delivery method for the AHA’s PALS Course. HeartCode blended learning delivers quality resuscitation education regardless of where providers are located and gives them more control to complete the course at their own pace. Providers first complete the online portion of HeartCode PALS and then complete a hands-on skills session with an AHA PALS Instructor or a HeartCode compatible manikin.

Access to the PALS Provider Manual eBook (20-3120) is included with HeartCode PALS. You will be able to access the Provider Manual from within the course.

This product has been updated with new science from the 2020 Guidelines for CPR and ECC and replaces the previous version (15-1412).

How does the 2020 Guidelines version of HeartCode differ from the 2015 Guidelines version of HeartCode?

The 2020 Guidelines HeartCode uses a personalized adaptive algorithm that sets students on the most efficient path to mastery. Students follow a continuously adapting learning path that is personalized by their own inputs: their performance, and their self- reported confidence level related to each probing question. The course content is presented in the form of self-directed learning content, probing questions, and Cognitive Assessment Activities (CAAs).

Included With Purchase

Access to the PALS Provider Manual eBook (20-3120) is included with HeartCode PALS. You will be able to access the Provider Manual from within the course.

Technical Requirements

Supported Web Browsers: Latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Safari

Operating Systems and Computing Hardware: Win8+ with 4GB+ RAM, MacOS 10.13+ with 4GB+ RAM, Android 8+ with 2GB+ RAM, iOS 11+ with 2GB+ RAM

Internet Connection: Broadband – Fiber, wireless, DSL, cable modem

While the system will run in smaller screen sizes, these are the recommended minimum sizes for the best experience: 4" (mobile) or higher

Please refer to elearning.heart.org for specific course technical requirements.

Product Specifications

  • Associated Course : PALS
  • Format : Online Course
  • Product Type : Blended and eLearning

Course Length: Due to the adaptive technology used in this course, the completion time for the online portion of HeartCode courses varies based on the student’s self-assessment and knowledge of the cognitive material.

Fulfillment Details

Upon purchase, this course can be accessed at elearning.heart.org. 

Continuing Education Information

  • Possible CE3.75
Accreditation Terms

Joint Accreditation: 10/21/2020 – 10/20/2023

CAPCE: 10/21/2020 – 10/20/2023

AARC: 10/22/2022 - 10/21/2023

Joint Accreditation Statements

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by The American Heart Association. The American Heart Association is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

AMA Credit Designation Statement - Physicians The American Heart Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAPA Credit Acceptance Statement – Physician Assistants AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 3.75 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

AANP Credit Acceptance Statement – Nurse Practitioners American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

ANCC Credit Designation Statement - Nurses The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 4.75 contact hours.

ACPE Credit Designation Statement – Pharmacists ACPE Credit: 3.75 Contact Hours. Universal Program Number: JA0000134-0000-20-011-H04-P

Continuing Education Accreditation – Emergency Medical Services This continuing education activity is approved by the American Heart Association, an organization accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE), for 5.25 Advanced CEHs, activity number 20-AMHA-F3-0096.

By claiming CAPCE credit, the claimant acknowledges the following: I understand that the American Heart Association as a requirement of CAPCE accreditation will submit a record of my course completions to the CAPCE AMS. I further understand that my course completion records may be accessed by or shared with such regulators as state EMS offices, training officers, and NREMT on a password-protected, need-to-know basis. In addition, I understand that I may review my record of CAPCE-accredited course completions by contacting CAPCE.

Continuing Education Credit Statement - Respiratory Therapists This non-traditional program has been approved for 4.50 contact hour(s) Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care. 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100 Irving TX 75063. Course # 186205000

Disclosure Policy All persons who develop and/or control educational content in CE activities provided by the American Heart Association will disclose to the audience all financial relationships with any commercial supporters of this activity as well as with other commercial interests whose lines of business are related to the CE-certified content of this activity. In addition, presenters will disclose unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations. Such disclosures will be made in writing in course presentation materials.

Audience

The PALS Course is for healthcare providers who either direct or participate in the management of respiratory and/or cardiovascular emergencies and cardiopulmonary arrest in pediatric patients. This includes personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units such as physicians, nurses, paramedics and others who need a PALS Course Completion Card for job or other requirements.

The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.

For those who are current Massachusetts EMTs who do not hold NREMT status and are looking to obtain National Registry certification.

Is this your first time recertifying?  Unsure what to do?  Are you an Unaffiliated EMT/AEMT/Paramedic lost on how to input your information and need help with renewing your Massachusetts and/or NREMT?  Not sure what else you need for con-ed?  Contact us to set up a time.  You must bring in all of your Course Completion Certificates or copies of OEMS Rosters for your current recertification cycle.

Bay State EMS Educators is an Accredited Training Institute through the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Public Health Office of Emergency Medical Services (OEMS)

 We are Authorized Training Centers for National Safety Council and National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) courses.

Additional Locations:

Boston College - Chestnut Hill

Minuteman High School - Lexington

Wellesley College - Wellesley