WINTER 2020 BLENDED ONLINE PARAMEDIC DAY COURSE, Huron Valley Ambulance, Wednesday, 08. January 2020

The Paramedic course is a 1,200 hour classroom and field based emergency medical training program. Prerequisites to admission are the EMT-Basic and Anatomy & Physiology for Paramedics courses.
This course is approved by the Michigan Department of  Health & Human Services Division of EMS. Upon successful completion, students are eligible to take the National Registry Certification test as required by the State of Michigan for licensure.
This level of education is directed at preparing students to enter into intermediate and/or advanced level emergency response positions in private ambulance services, fire departments and as hospital emergency room technicians.
The Paramedic level course curriculum, prepares the student to perform a variety of medical techniques including but not limited to:

Advanced airway control including surgical cricothyrotomy
More in-depth understanding of anatomy physiology and pathophysiology of disease process
Intravenous fluid and medication administration
More definitive and comprehensive patient assessment techniques
Emergent pharmacological administration
Advanced cardiovascular assessment and treatment including 12 lead ECG interpretation
Advanced cardiac life support certification (ACLS)
In depth focus on: pulmonology, cardiology, neurology, endocrinology, urology, gastroenterology, neonatology, obstetrics/gynecology, pediatrics, gerontology
A more comprehensive look at disease including acid base balance and blood chemistry
Dealing with more complex medical and traumatic life-threatening illness and/or injuries
Pediatric assessment and field treatment including Intra-osseous cannulation and fluid therapy
Assisting hospital personnel with more advanced care

Students are evaluated in the following core competency areas: didactic, practical, clinical and internship performance. In addition, Students achieving an 80% or higher, and successfully passing the final computer adaptive test, will receive a certificate of completion and are eligible for National Registry State licensure testing. Practical skills are graded on a pass/fail basis and students will be required to pass all practical examinations to successfully complete the program. All clinical and internship rotations are graded on attendance, attitude and skills performance which are evaluated by field mentors, a clinical coordinator and/or the course instructor.

PREREQUISITE NOTICE: You must be a licensed EMT (or eligible for licensure) in the State of Michigan prior to registering for the Paramedic course.  Students must also have successfully complete the Anatomy & Physiology for Paramedics course prior to registering for this advanced level training OR have taken a 3-4 credit hour human anatomy & physiology course (with a lab) at an approved college or university.  (Students must submit proof of the A&P course if not taken at HVA's EMS Education).

COURSE DATES: 1/8/20 to 3/10/21; M/W* from 8:00am to 3:00pm. (*continue reading below)
PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ARE THREE (3) SEMESTERS TO THIS PROGRAM.  SEMESTER ONE ENDS ON 4/26/2020; THE COURSE IN ITS ENTIRETY ENDS ON 3/10/2021.  EACH SEMESTER MUST BE PAID SEPARATELY.
Please continue to read on regarding tuition payments.
ONLINE LEARNING
NOTE: This is a bended online program - partial classroom and partial online learning.  THE FIRST CLASS IS MANDATORY AND ALL STUDENTS MUST REPORT TO THE MAIN CAMPUS IN ANN ARBOR FOR THE FIRST CLASS SESSION! All labs and practical sessions are also mandatory and students must report to their selected learning location every WEDNESDAY for these sessions. All students will receive a course outline on the first day of class which details all of this information.  All other lectures and assignments will be completed online with specified deadlines.
To see if online learning is a good fit for you, and to see what you can expect from an online learning program, we recommend going to the following links and completing these online surveys (and if you decide to enroll in the program, please PRINT your results and bring them to the first class session to give to your instructor):


CLASSROOM LEARNING - MAIN CAMPUS AND SATELLITE LEARNING LOCATIONS
Students will need to select a location at the time of registration for where they would like to report for all of their classroom learning and labs. Students can choose to attend at the Main Campus or our satellite location in Jackson, MI (listed below).  The satellite location will be monitored with an instructor and/or assigned lab help and students will be able to participate in real time via the web with the instructor and the students enrolled at HVA Main's campus at 1200 State Circle in Ann Arbor, MI. 
Satellite location, as follows:

HVA Jackson Campus - 429 Ingham St., Jackson, MI 49201


TOTAL TUITION = $6,000.00.  Students must pay for the first semester of tuition ($2,200.00) in full at the time of registration. There will be TWO more tuition payments, as follows:
Semester 2 (Due: 4/24/20)  = $2,200.00, Semester 3 (Due: 9/18/20) = $1,600.00. 
(PLEASE NOTE: Tuition does NOT include any of the following: Student uniforms, textbooks, other supplies such as BP cuff, stethoscope, etc. or the mandatory drug screen or background check. Further information below regarding these additional costs, approx. $900).
HVA does not offer any type of payment plan for Paramedic course tuition. 

TUITION & FEES
All tuition and fees are due upon registration. All registrations are first come, first enrolled! Students who do not have a credit card to complete the registration process online, must register for class and make payment in person at HVA’s EMS Education, 1200 State Circle, Ann Arbor, MI. The deadline to register for any program is TWO WEEKS prior to class, no exceptions, providing spaces are available!
NOTE: HVA’S EMS Education retains the right to deny any application, for any reason. If the school denies the application of a student before the first day of class, all tuition and fees paid will be refunded.  There are NO REFUNDS for course supplies, including textbooks, uniforms, required equipment, or costs incurred for background checks and drug screens. 
ALL TUITION FEES paid by the applicant shall be refunded if requested in writing within three (3) business days after registering for any HVA sponsored course.
Otherwise, if a student withdraws or is dismissed from the program for any reason AFTER the 3 business days following registration, they will be responsible for payment according to the following schedule:  

Students who withdraw two weeks prior to the start of class/module for any EMS course will receive a full refund of the course tuition, less a $25 administration fee.  The student must notify HVA EMS Education department in writing. 
Students who fail to give at least two weeks notice (in writing), or who fail to withdraw prior to the start of the (2nd) second week of class, will forfeit 25% of the total course tuition. 
After the start of any EMS course, any student who fails to withdraw prior to the start of the (3rd) third week of class, will forfeit 100% of the total course tuition.  

All refunds are returned within 30 days.

VA BENEFITS
HVA's EMS Education is approved for VA Eligible students. VA benefits, however, can not be used towards online/blended learning. Interested VA eleigible students can enroll in our traditional classroom training (evening courses). For more information on the guidelines for using your Post 911 or Montgomery GI benefits, and how to register for courses as a VA student, please contact the school at 734/477-6331 or via email at emseducation@emergenthealth.org.

TEXTBOOKS MUST be purchased PRIOR to class, directly from the Jones & Bartlett Learning website, using the links below.  Please note that the "Promotion Code" HVJ52 has already been applied in these links to receive 25% off your materials!!!
CLICK the following link to add the listed items to your shopping cart:
Nancy Caroline's Emergency Care in the Streets 8th Edition textbook with Navigate 2 Premeir Access and Student Workbook

Bundle Book Code: 15224-1, Bundle ISBN13: 9781284152241, Total Price w/discount (before shipping): $686.96
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For students who already have a copy of the print textbook or who would like to purchase only the digital supplement, CLICK the following link and add the listed items to your shopping cart:
Nancy Caroline's Emergency Care in the Streets 8th Edition Digital Supplement with Navigate 2 Premeir Access and Student Workbook

Bundle Book Code: 17334-5, Bundle ISBN13: 9781284173345, Total Price w/discount (before shipping): $510.71

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PLATINUMED.COM - All students must also click the following link to CREATE and PAY for a Student Account with Platinum Education which is used for practice testing, student resources and scheduling of clinical and third rides. 
Follow the link below for Student Login instructions. 

 When asked for a Course Code, enter the following: KTUHE
After you have been accepted into the class by your instructor, select the EMS TESTING for $97.50 and the PLATINUM PLANNER for $85.00 for the Paramedic Level. When you have paid, you will have access to both platforms. 

NEW!!!  UPDATED INFORMATION ON STUDENT UNIFORMS AND OTHER REQUIRED SUPPLIES!!! 
Student Uniforms and other required supplies are now available through ProMed Uniform's new online store!  The following instructions should be followed to join the HVA EMS Education Preferred Group and create your New Customer Account so you can make your purchase and have items delivered to your home in time for the first day of class!

Goto 
Select (Group Login/ Registration)
Register as a New Customer.  This section requires a “Group Password” as well as a password. NOTE: The group password is "EMS Education".
Once registered, login to “Preferred Group Customer”.
Customer is now in the EMS Education Preferred Group and can make a purchase for HVA EMS Education apparel and supplies.

It is the student's responsibilty to have the following items:

HVA Center for EMS Education polo shirt (long-sleeved for Fall/Winter courses and short-sleeved for Spring/Summer courses)
Navy blue EMS pants
A black leather belt
Black polishable shoes or boots
HVA Center for EMS Education fleece jackets are available for purchase but not required. Students may wear any Navy blue or black jacket as long as it has no identifying agency and/or EMS logos other than the manufacturer design and/or logo on it. Plain color only. (Check with your instructor for clarification)


For further information on student UNIFORMS and OTHER REQUIRED SUPPLIES for the course, please refer to the STUDENT WELCOME PACKET which will be emailed out to you shortly after your registration is received and processed. This email will be sent directly to the email address you provide at the time of registration so please be sure to use a valid email that you check on a regular basis!
*Textbooks, uniforms, supplies along with the mandatory drug screen and background check total approx. $900

ALL HVA COURSE LOCATIONS AND DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE IF NECESSARY.

Wednesday, 08. January 2020, Huron Valley Ambulance, WINTER 2020 BLENDED ONLINE PARAMEDIC DAY COURSE

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