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EMS Education

The EMS Training Section was created in FY 2015. According to the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC), an increasing number of credentialed pre-hospital providers (EMT-B, EMT-I/A and EMT-P) are associated primarily with a fire department. Staff includes a full-time education coordinator working on innovative training programs such as a hybrid online/classroom Emergency Medical Responder course and an “inverted classroom” EMT Basic program.

The EMS Section coordinates CPR and First Aid classes for the Academy recruit program and will offer several catalog courses. These courses will not only focus on the practice of EMS but also professional development and leadership in a fire based EMS system. The section is also involved in multiple EMS related committees in the state. These include EMS for Children assisting DHEC with a project focusing on pediatric disaster management.

The EMS Programs Working Group continues to advise and support the development of EMS training programs. It has representation from the South Carolina Firefighters’ Association, EMS Association, EMS Educators Association, Private Ambulance Providers Association, and the Carolinas Hospital System.

For more information, contact Julie McCabe, EMS Section Chief.

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Jonathan Jones,   State Fire Marshal
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