Department of Transportation (DOT) Emergency Medical Services Instructor Course

EMS educator  






The Emergency Medical Services (EMS) system encompasses a wide field of people who respond to emergencies in many different areas. The foundation of any educational system is preparation and experience of its teachers. The EMS educator will understand the central concepts, tools of inquiry and structure of the EMS discipline they teach and can create learning experiences that make these aspects meaningful for the adult learner.


Here are the course topics


Topics include: 
Principles and practices of training and education.
Learning theory, adult learning styles, knowledge and skill objectives & lesson plans. 
Students will be working on a presentation and will present it to their peers the 2nd day of class. 
This course is taught in accordance with the DOT National Standard Training Curriculum for the EMS Instructor. 


Instructor Qualifications: 
An Emergency Medical Technician Instructor must: 

1. possess a valid certification, registration or licensure as an EMT, AEMT, paramedic, physician, physician assistant or registered nurse. 
2. have 2 years of active emergency medial practical experience. 
3. be recommended by a medical director of a licensed hospital, ambulance service or education program approved by the board. 
4. successfully complete the United States Department of Transportation Emergency Medical Services Instructor Education Program or its equivalent as approved by the board.
5. complete 8 hours of continuing education in education topics every two years with documentation filed with the education program coordinator.  

Students must bring a laptop computer both days of the class.

Dates: Please contact Dawn Sandberg 320-629-5184 or for details

8am -430pm $150.00