EMS 280 EMS Instructor Coordinator I (4 CR)
This course is the first of three consecutive courses designed to
prepare currently licensed EMT or AEMT for State EMS Instructor Coordinator
Licensure. This course is a Michigan Department of Community Health EMS and
Trauma Systems section approved program. This course includes state mandated
modules with a primary focus on educational pedagogy related to teaching EMS.
The first semester includes: Blooms Taxonomy, creating lessons, classroom management,
critical thinking and assessment etc.
Prerequisites: Licensed EMT-B, EMT-I or EMT-P with a
minimum of three years of field experience. Instructor
- By the completion of EMS 280 the EMS Instructor candidate will be able to demonstrate entry level cognitive competency in fields of study such as; Blooms Taxonomy, creating lessons, classroom management, critical thinking and assessment within the EMS classroom and learning environment.
Measurement of Objective
- Student will demonstrate the effective use of the writing process through written reflections, curriculum pathway planning, lesson planning, and various assessment processes.
- Student will demonstrate effective oral communication skills by teaching an EMS lesson and orally collaborating with peers.
- Through case studies and self-analysis reflections, students will critically evaluate their role in EMS teaching, issues and trends in education, and professional growth and behavior in the nature of teaching in the 21st century.
- Successful completion of EMS 280 will lead to progression as an EMS Instructor candidate for licensure with the Michigan Department of Community Health EMS and Trauma System. Completion of this course will meet requirements for entry into EMS 282.