EMS115 – 160.00 Hours

Schedule

Details08/05/20 – 09/18/20College Station, TXFP EMS115 78$1860.00Register

Address

TEEX-Brayton Fire Field

1595 Nuclear Science Road
College Station, TX 77843

Instructor

Mark Jones

Start Time

08:00 AM Wednesday, August 05, 2020
Central Daylight Time (CDT)

Details10/07/20 – 11/20/20College Station, TXFP EMS115 79$1860.00Register

Address

TEEX-Brayton Fire Field

1595 Nuclear Science Road
College Station, TX 77843

Instructor

Mark Jones

Start Time

08:00 AM Wednesday, October 07, 2020
Central Daylight Time (CDT)

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

Are you ready to start a career in Emergency Medical Services (EMS)? The initial certification EMT-Basic program maybe your answer. Based on the National Standard Curriculum core competencies, this course meets or exceeds minimum hours and content established by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS).

The course includes 160 hours of classroom lectures and hands-on skills, with 48 hours of hospital clinical and 72 hours of EMS internship.

Students successfully completing the didactic and clinical components of this program will be eligible to receive a course completion certificate and take the National Registry Cognitive Exam.

This course is also offered at night as EMS110.

Please note: Background checks are required for clinical and field rotations. Certification by the Texas Department of State Health Services or other certifying entity is independent of the TEEX EMS program and its training.

All classes are pending approval from the Texas Department of State Health Services.

 

Prerequisites

Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider or American Red Cross Professional Rescuer CPR card.

Course Completion Requirements

Requirements for CastleBranch 

Prior to class, you MUST set up an account with CastleBranch – $90

Required documents which must be submitted to CastleBranch include:

  • Measles (Rubeola), Mumps, & Rubella proof of two vaccinations or positive titer
  • Varicella (Chicken Pox) proof of two vaccinations or positive titer
  • Hepatitis B proof of three vaccinations or positive titer (series in progress with two vaccinations complete will be accepted)
  • Tuberculosis (TB) proof of one of the following within the last 6 months
    • 1 step TB skin test
    • QuantiFERON Gold blood test
    • T-Spot blood test
    • IGRA blood test
    • Negative chest x-ray with physician documentation stating you are TB free
  • Tetanus, Diphtheria & Pertussis (Tdap) administered within 10 years
  • Influenza (flu) documentation of a flu vaccine during the current flu season
  • Meningitis under the age of 30- proof of vaccination within the past 5 years
  • CPR Certification BLS for Healthcare Provider certification – AHA or American Red Cross only and valid throughout class and clinical
  • Health Insurance card with student name or letter of eligibility from insurance carrier
  • High School Diploma, GED certificate or College Transcript
  • Driver’s License valid throughout class and clinical

Course Materials

Textbook Package Options

The TEEX EMT Program is currently using the Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured, 11th edition textbook. 

 You have the choice of 2 packages, one with a hard copy book and the other with a digital e-book. In addition to the textbook, both packages include online instructional resources, FISDAP Skills Tracking, 6 FISDAP EMT Unit Exams, and the FISDAP Comprehensive Final Exam at a package discounted rate. The additional resources will NOT be included if you purchase the textbook from another source.

EMT Package with printed textbook – $291.71

EMT Package without printed textbook (ebook only) – $241.46

Uniform and Personal Equipment

  • Light Blue Class B Uniform Shirt
  • Navy blue or black uniform style pants (example: Dickies, Dockers or 5.11 type)
  • Shoes or boots made of non-porous material, have a sturdy sole, be closed-toed, and include a closed heel. Polishable footwear should be polished. Socks, if visible, must be solid black or navy blue in color.
  • Black Belt
  • TEEX EMS Program T-Shirt (May be worn to Skill Lab sessions)
  • Stethoscope

You can also purchase as many T-shirts as you would like to be worn under the Class B uniform shirt; these can be worn during skills practice. These items can be purchased from Barker Productions online at www.barkerproductions.com or by visiting the gift shop in building 11 of the Brayton Fire Training Field.

Clinical Uniforms

Clinical shirts and ID’s will be provided to you and are part of your course fees.

Attendance Requirements

Class attendance is an essential part of the education
process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class
sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend a
minimum of 90% of the didactic hours as a component of successful course
completion. This means you are allowed to miss a maximum of 16 hours of
classroom time to still be eligible to continue to the next phase of training. During
the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements,
for example a field exercise that cannot be missed.

Topics

  • Patient assessment
  • Hazardous Materials (HazMat)
  • Basic pharmacology
  • Trauma/Shock
  • Medical emergencies
  • Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)

Suggested Audience

  • Any individual wanting to pursue certification as an EMT-Basic

 

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • 120.00 hours – Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)
  • 6.00 hours – ACE

Other Information

Details

The class meets three days a week (Monday, Wednesday, and Friday) from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m..

The 280 total hours are divided into:

  • 160 hours of lecture/skills lab
  • 48 hours of hospital clinical rotation
  • 72 hours of ambulance internship

The hospital and ambulance rotations begin during the classroom portion of the class. You will have up to two months after the last day of class to complete all class, clinical, and hospital requirements.

 

A slow-paced night EMS course is also available.

 

ACE information

The TEEX EMT-Basic programs have been approved for Semester Credit Hours through the American Council on Education (ACE). ACE recommends, in the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, six semester hours in Health Science, Allied Health, Emergency Medical Care or Fire Science.

Government Programs

Contact Information

Customer Care

EMS Programs
Phone: (979) 458-2998
Email: ems@teex.tamu.edu

The chemicals used in the training are currently at my department. Great! I finally understand how they should be applied to evidence.

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