ERIC Number: ED425307
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
EMS Instructor Training Program. National Standard Curriculum. Instructor Guide. Student Guide.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.
This guide for teaching a course to prepare emergency medical service (EMS) trainers focuses on the skills necessary to present any of the Department of Transportation (DOT), National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) EMS courses. Course topics are as follows: (1) introduction; (2) instructor roles and responsibilities; (3) legal issues; (4) the adult learner; (5) creating an effective learning environment; (6) objectives; (7) evaluation; (8) instructional strategies and methods; (9) media; and (10) lesson plan development. The instructor guide includes course goals and course topics. It is organized in a two-page format, side-by-side, in which the left page contains instructor notes and a lesson plan outline, and the right page provides additional information on the topics. Transparencies also are included in the lessons. A set of 10 sample lessons to be taught also is included. Four appendixes contain the following: (1) complete instructions for the instructor and materials to be distributed; (2) references; (3) information resources; and (4) current curriculum titles and order information available from DOT/NHTSA. A student guide contains similar materials for student use. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Course Content, Emergency Medical Technicians, Inservice Teacher Education, Learning Activities, Medical Services, National Standards, Occupational Information, On the Job Training, Teaching Guides, Training Methods, Workplace Literacy
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Mail Stop: SSOP, Washington, DC 20402-9328.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.