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Course Description

Gain the skills and knowledge needed to be an Emergency Medical Dispatcher (EMD). Prepare for the secondary level of certification required for any officer or dispatcher who will answer 9-1-1 medical calls. Topics include EMD responsibilities, legal/liability issues, interpersonal communications, providing proper medical instructions by phone, and use of emergency medical guide cards. This course includes role-play and simulations involving 911 calls.

Note: Attendance at all sessions is mandatory and participants must successfully pass a written exam and practical exam in order to receive certification

Prerequisites

Prerequisite: Current Healthcare Provider Level CPR certification and successful completion of approved 40-hour 911- dispatcher/Telecommunicator Program
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Section Title
Emergency Medical Dispatcher Certification
FIS ID
159303
Type
Internet
Days
M, W
Time
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Dates
Nov 07, 2022 to Dec 12, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
32.5
Location
  • Main Campus - Edison
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
TUITION non-credit $434.00
Drop Request Deadline
Oct 31, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Oct 31, 2022
Section Notes

Emergency Medical Dispatcher (32.5 hours) 3.25 CEU (ONLINE)
Gain the skills and knowledge needed to be an Emergency Medical Dispatcher (EMD). Prepare for the secondary level of
certification required for any officer or dispatcher who will answer 9-1-1 medical calls. Topics include EMD responsibilities,
legal/liability issues, interpersonal communications, providing proper medical instructions by phone, and use of
emergency medical guide cards. This course includes role-play and simulations involving 911 calls.
Note: Attendance at all sessions is mandatory and participants must successfully pass a written exam and practical exam
in order to receive certification.
Prerequisite: Current Healthcare Provider Level CPR certification and successful completion of approved
40-hour 911-Dispatcher/Telecommunicator Program
 includes text book

Note: Students completing non-credit 911-Dispatcher/Telecommunication 46-hour program and Emergency Medical
Dispatcher (32 hours) can receive 3 college credits for POL 202 Police Operations and 3 college credits for PED 225 First
Aid, CPR and Safety Education at Middlesex College. Courses can be used to complete Middlesex College Public Safety
Telecommunications Certificate (PST.CER) and Middlesex College Police Science A.S. or Homeland Security A.S. degrees.

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