Refreshers

COEMST offers online refreshers for all levels.

All didactic material is completed online, then you'll come to the facility to complete the practical skills. 

It's that easy!

 

Required psychomotor exams and the final exam are administered onsite at the COEMST Lexington facility, or the psychomotor exams exam may be proctored by an approved EMS instructor at your department.

Scheduling psychomotor exams requires a minimum of two weeks notice.

NOTE: The Ohio Division of EMS requires that refresher students complete psychomotor exams as part of their refresher program.  Be cautious when when signing up for other online refresher programs as many do NOT include psychomotor exams.

Refresher Course FAQ

Why Choose COEMST?


Our Refrresher Programs provide all didactic and psychomotor content required by the Ohio Divison of EMS.




What are the requirements for the Paramedic Refresher?


COURSE OVERVIEW
The Ohio Paramedic Refresher Training Program curriculum is the minimum acceptable content that must be included in any Ohio Paramedic Refresher Training Program. The didactic portion of the Ohio Paramedic Refresher Training Program may be taught through online or distance learning formats in accordance with OAC 4765-7-11, however cognitive and psychomotor testing shall be conducted in a traditional classroom environment. The Ohio Paramedic Refresher Training Program consists of 48 classroom hours. The Ohio Paramedic Refresher Training Program is divided into the following subject areas and hours (including evaluations):
Airway Management & Ventilation 4 hours Medicine Cardiology 6 hours Medical Emergencies 10 hours Trauma Issues 8 hours Special Populations Obstetrics & Gynecology 2 hours Pediatric Issues 12 hour Geriatric Issues 4 hour EMS Operations 2 hours
Paramedics who successfully complete this course must demonstrate competency through written and practical testing over the knowledge and psychomotor skills outlined in this refresher training program prior to receiving a certificate of completion.
The Ohio approved Paramedic Refresher Training Program psychomotor examination consists of the following seven (7) stations. The psychomotor skills will be evaluated using the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician skill sheets and guidelines. The candidate is to be tested individually in each station and is expected to direct the actions of any assistant paramedic who may be present at the scene. The candidate should pass or fail the examination based solely on his/her actions and decisions.
The following is a list of the stations and the skills to be tested.
Station 1: Patient Assessment Management – Trauma
Station 2: Patient Assessment Management – Medical
Station 3: Ventilatory Management
Adult
Alternative Airway Device
Station 4: Cardiac Management
Dynamic Cardiology
Static Cardiology
Station 5: Pediatric Skills
Pediatric Ventilatory Management
Pediatric Intraosseous Infusion
Station 6: IV and Medication Skills
Intravenous Therapy
Intravenous Bolus Medications
Station 7: Bleeding Control/Shock Management




When are courses offered?


Students may enroll in the online version of the course at any time. Psychomotor skills are scheduled after the online course has been completed. Students must schedule at least two weeks in advance to come to the facility for psychomotor skills. Skill exams are available from January through May and September through December.




What supplies are required?


Computer with internet access.

System Requirements Safari11.0 or, Firefox or,
(Latest)Chrome




Are there any payment plans?


We do not currently offer payment plans for Refresher courses. Students may pay via credit card,(3%fee) cash, check, or M.O.




What are the requirements for the EMT Refresher?


COURSE OVERVIEW The Ohio EMT Refresher Training Program curriculum is the minimum acceptable content that must be included in any Ohio EMT Refresher Training Program. The didactic portion of the Ohio EMT Refresher Training Program may be taught through online or distance learning formats in accordance with OAC 4765-7-11, however cognitive and psychomotor testing shall be conducted in a traditional classroom environment. The Ohio EMT Refresher Training Program consists of 30 classroom hours. The Ohio EMT Refresher Training Program is divided into the following subject areas and hours (including evaluations): Airway Management & Ventilation 2 hours Medicine Cardiology 2 hours Medical Emergencies 6 hours Trauma Issues 8 hours Special Populations Obstetrics & Gynecology 2 hours Pediatric Issues 6 hour Geriatric Issues 2 hour EMS Preparatory and Operations 2 hours Emergency Medical Technicians who successfully complete this course must demonstrate competency through written and practical testing over the knowledge and psychomotor skills outlined in this refresher training program prior to receiving a certificate of completion. Ohio Approved Emergency Medical Technician Refresher
Psychomotor Skills Examination
The psychomotor skills should be measured at several points in the refresher program. The final psychomotor skills examination should assess both component skills and the student's ability to apply necessary and appropriate skills to simulated patient care situations.
The Ohio approved EMT Refresher Training Program psychomotor examination consists of the following seven (7) stations. The psychomotor skills will be evaluated using the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician skill sheets and guidelines. The candidate is to be tested individually in each station and is expected to direct the actions of any assistant EMT who may be present at the scene. The candidate should pass or fail the examination based solely on his/her actions and decisions.
The following is a list of the stations and the skills to be tested.
Station 1: Patient Assessment Management – Medical
Station 2: Patient Assessment Management – Trauma
Station 3: Cardiac Arrest Management / AED
Station 4: Airway Management BVM Ventilation of an Apneic Adult Patient Oxygen Administration with NRB
Station 5: Spinal Immobilization Supine Patient
Station 6: Alternative airway with supraglottic device
Station 7: Random Skill Bleeding Control/Shock Management Spinal Immobilization Seated Patient Long Bone Immobilization Joint Immobilization




What are the requirements for the Advanced EMT Refresher?


COURSE OVERVIEW The Ohio AEMT Refresher Training Program curriculum is the minimum acceptable content that must be included in any Ohio AEMT Refresher Training Program. The didactic portion of the Ohio AEMT Refresher Training Program may be taught through online or distance learning formats in accordance with OAC 4765-7-11, however cognitive and psychomotor testing shall be conducted in a traditional classroom environment. The Ohio AEMT Refresher Training Program consists of 40 classroom hours. The Ohio AEMT Refresher Training Program is divided into the following subject areas and hours (including evaluations): Airway Management & Ventilation 2 hours Medicine Cardiology 5 hours Medical Emergencies 9 hours Trauma Issues 8 hours Special Populations Obstetrics & Gynecology 2 hours Pediatric Issues 8 hour Geriatric Issues 4 hour EMS Preparatory and Operations 2 hours Advanced Emergency Medical Technicians who successfully complete this course must demonstrate competency through written and practical testing over the knowledge and psychomotor skills outlined in this refresher training program prior to receiving a certificate of completion. Ohio Approved Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Refresher
Psychomotor Skills Examination
The psychomotor skills should be measured at several points in the refresher program. The final psychomotor skills examination should assess both component skills and the student's ability to apply necessary and appropriate skills to simulated patient care situations.
The Ohio approved AEMT Refresher Training Program psychomotor examination consists of the following seven (7) stations. The psychomotor skills will be evaluated using the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician skill sheets and guidelines. The candidate is to be tested individually in each station and is expected to direct the actions of any assistant AEMT who may be present at the scene. The candidate should pass or fail the examination based solely on his/her actions and decisions.
The following is a list of the stations and the skills to be tested.
Station 1: Patient Assessment Management – Trauma
Station 2: Patient Assessment Management – Medical
Station 3: Ventilatory Management with Alternative Airway Device
Station 4: Cardiac Arrest Management / AED
Station 5: IV and Mediation Skills Intravenous Therapy Intravenous Bolus Medications
Station 6: Pediatric Skills Pediatric Intraosseous Infusion Pediatric Respiratory Compromise
Station 7: Spinal Immobilization Supine Patient




What are the requirements for the EMR Refresher?


COURSE OVERVIEW The Ohio EMR Refresher Training Program curriculum is the minimum acceptable content that must be included in any Ohio EMR Refresher Training Program. The didactic portion of the Ohio EMR Refresher Training Program may be taught through online or distance learning formats, however cognitive and psychomotor testing shall be conducted in a traditional classroom environment. The Ohio EMR Refresher Training Program consists of 15 classroom hours. The EMR Refresher Training Program is divided into the following subject areas and hours (including evaluations): Preparatory Considerations 2 hours Airway Management & Ventilation 2 hours Patient Assessment 2 hours Medicine Cardiac Management 2 hours Illness & Injury Management 3 hours Trauma Issues 2 hours Special Populations Childbirth & Pediatric Issues 1 hour Geriatric Issues 1 hour Emergency Medical Responders who successfully complete this course must demonstrate competency through written and practical testing over the knowledge and psychomotor skills outlined in this refresher training program prior to receiving a certificate of completion. Ohio Approved Emergency Medical Responder Refresher
Psychomotor Skills Examination
The psychomotor skills should be measured at several points in the refresher program. The final psychomotor skills examination should assess both component skills and the student's ability to apply necessary and appropriate skills to simulated patient care situations.
The Ohio approved EMR Refresher Training Program psychomotor examination consists of the following four (4) stations. The psychomotor skills will be evaluated using the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician skill sheets and guidelines. The candidate is to be tested individually in each station and is expected to direct the actions of any assistant EMR who may be present at the scene. The candidate should pass or fail the examination based solely on his/her actions and decisions.
The following is a list of the stations and the skills to be tested.
Station 1: Cardiac Arrest Management / AED
Station 2: Patient Assessment Management – Medical
Station 3: Patient Assessment Management – Trauma
Station 4: Airway Management BVM Ventilation of an Apneic Adult Patient Oxygen Administration with NRB




What are the costs?


EMR - $200.00 EMT - $350.00 AEMT - $375.00 Paramedic- $400.00





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