Hartford Healthcare’s Center for Education, Simulation, and Innovation (CESI) is proud to offer education courses for EMS providers at Hartford Hospital, continuing the hospital’s tradition of providing top quality initial Emergency Medical Services training.
This Emergency Medical Services – Instructor (EMS- I) course is approved by the Department of Health (DPH), and exceeds standards required by the State of Connecticut and national standards. The program is a required component for students to apply to DPH to become certified as an EMS-I. Upon successful completion of the course, students submit their portfolio, and application to the Regional EMS Council for approval as an EMS-I.
This 15-week course is presented by Hartford Healthcare’s Center for Education, Simulation, and Innovation (CESI).
Class sessions meet Monday’s and Wednesday’s from: 6-10pm
Start Date: Monday, September 9, 2019
End Date: Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Class will not be held on Monday, November 25th or Wednesday, November 27th due to the Thanksgiving holiday.
The course will include 25 hours of required student teaching following the didactic classroom portion. Student teaching hours will be scheduled with CESI approved EMS-Is in existing state approved courses. During the course, student will create their portfolio that will be submitted to the Regional EMS Council, as a requirement for their recommendation to DPH for EMS-I certification. There are additional state DPH requirements for EMS-I certification. Students may contact DPH with any questions regarding the requirements.
The didactic period will cover 30 different learning modules to extensively cover the most beneficial avenues to conduct and instruct emergency medical services courses. Students will learn leadership, public speaking, and the national and state approved teaching methodologies in order to prepare them how to educate teenage and adult learners.
All classes are held at Hartford Healthcare’s Center for Education, Simulation, and Innovation at Hartford Hospital located at 560 Hudson Street, Hartford, CT
Students must have and maintain a(n): EMT-B certification, AEMT certification, or Paramedic license.