EMS Education Programs

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) provides education and training for all audiences involved in emergency medical services through didactics and simulation technology. Cooper University Hospital, with the Level I Trauma Center and Children’s Regional Hospital, offers many education programs for the EMS community, most with accompanying continuing education credits for EMS providers. All programs can be presented at your training facility based on availability of instructors, which consist of our EMS Outreach Coordinators, other EMS providers, nurses, and physicians.

Preparatory Courses

  • Active Shooter – Preparation for EMS (2.0)
  • Air Medical Utilization in EMS (2.0)
  • Airway Management (2.0)
  • ALS Intervention - When to Call (2.0)
  • Blood-Borne Pathogens (1.5)
  • Critical Incident Stress Management (3.0)
  • Documentation and Refusals for EMS Providers (2.0)
  • EMS Case Studies (2.0)
  • Fire Rehabilitation for EMS (2.0)
  • Hazard Communication Safety Training (1.5)
  • Landing Zone Safety (2.0)
  • NJ Disaster Triage Tags (1.5)

Trauma Courses

  • Assessment and Treatment of Trauma (3.0)
  • Blast Injuries (2.0)
  • Blunt Trauma (2.0)
  • Burns: Assessment and Management (2.0)
  • Crush Injuries and Industrial Accidents (2.0)
  • Pediatric Trauma (2.0)
  • Penetrating Trauma (2.0)
  • Prehospital Management of Traumatic Brain Injuries (3.0)
  • Shock: Identification and Management for EMS (2.0)
  • Spinal Injuries (2.0)
  • Thoracic/Abdominal Trauma (3.0)
  • Trauma Assessment Through Simulation (3.0)
  • Trauma Case Studies (3.0)
  • Trauma in Pregnancy (2.0)
  • Trauma Triage and Transport (3.0)

Medical Courses

  • Abdominal Emergencies (2.0)
  • Atypical Presentations in Acute Coronary Syndrome (2.0)
  • Cardiac Emergencies (2.0)
  • Critical Care Case Studies: Importance of Prehospital Decision Making (1.5)
  • Diabetic Emergencies (2.0)
  • Drugs and Overdose: The Straight Shoot (2.0)
  • Environmental Emergencies (2.0)
  • Epinephrine Auto-Injector for the EMT-Basic (2.0)
  • Geriatric Emergencies (2.0)
  • Medical Assessment and Treatment Through Simulation (3.0) (pending availability of equipment)
  • Obstetrical/Gynecological Emergencies (2.0)
  • Respiratory Emergencies (2.0)
  • Seizures (2.0)
  • Sepsis (2.0)
  • Stroke: Guidelines for Management and Triage (2.0)

Pediatric Courses

  • Brief Resolved Unexplained Events (BRUE) (2.0) (formerly ALTE course)
  • Caring for Children With Special Needs (2.0)
  • Approach to the Poisoned Child (2.0)
  • Newborn Emergencies (2.0)
  • Neonatal Care/Resuscitation (2.0)
  • Pediatric Airway Management (2.0)
  • Pediatric Assessment (2.0)
  • Pediatric Fever (2.0)
  • Pediatric Medical Emergencies (2.0)
  • Pediatric Pain (2.0)
  • Pediatric Respiratory Emergencies (2.0)
  • Pediatric Seizures (2.0)
  • Pediatric Sports Injuries (2.0)
  • Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect (SCAN) (3.0) 

Special Operations 

  • Advanced Hazmat Life Support (CUH campus) (16.0)*
  • Advanced Stroke Life Support (8.0)
  • National Disaster Life Support 
  • Core Disaster Life Support (CUH campus) (3.5)*
  • Basic Disaster Life Support (CUH campus) (8.0)*
  • Advanced Disaster Life Support (CUH campus) (8.0)* 

*Indicates a fee. 

Please contact us if you would like to host an education program or would like a customized program to meet your needs.

Brian Collins, CEM, EMT-P
EMS Outreach Coordinator
collins-brian@cooperhealth.edu
Office: 856.968.7054

Craig French, MBA, FP-C, NRP
EMS Medical Direction Coordinator
french-craig@cooperhealth.edu
Office: 856.968.7054

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