Meaningful Measurements: Test Item Writing-Virtual

Virtual (no location)

Locations: All in-person sessions will be held at the Richard M. Flynn Fire Academy, 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH 03301. Links to the online sessions will be sent out the week prior to the start date. Portions of sessions may be recorded and made available online at a later date. Workshops require participants to bring an element of their practice to work on. Course Contact:  For more information about these sessions, contact Max Dodge, FSTEMS Curriculum Administrator at, Peter.M.Dodge@dos.nh.gov or (603) 369-7980

Extreme Weather Emergencies & Natural Disasters- Virtual

Virtual (no location)

This workshop will explore the broad array of response-based risks faced by responders during natural disasters and how to mitigate their impacts. Objectives: • To mitigate weather-related impacts on responders. • To identify other risks related to exposure such as mold, flood water contaminants, etc • To monitor your team during a response for early recognition of potential health threats.

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Frequently Forgotten BUT Definitely Damaging: Over-the-Counter Overdose-Virtual

Virtual (no location)

This presentation will specifically address common over-the-counter medications that are readily available to the individual and often forgotten by the EMS Healthcare Provider when developing their differential diagnosis for altered mental status or sick person situations. We will specifically cover acetaminophen, ibuprofen, naproxen, aspirin, guanfacine, dextromethorphan, and melatonin as it relates to overdose thresholds, signs and symptoms, and treatment modalities. Objectives: • Review your approach and general assessment techniques of an ADULT OR PEDIATRIC AMS or Sick person call – it is more than just SAMPLE! • Address the threshold dosing and the signs and symptoms for the following OTC medications: acetaminophen, ibuprofen, naproxen, aspirin, guanfacine, dextromethorphan, and melatonin • Describe the pre-hospital treatment modalities for the above overdoses and any short-term and long-term impacts of toxic episodes

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Measure the Measurement: Test Item Evaluation-Virtual

Virtual (no location)

Locations: All in-person sessions will be held at the Richard M. Flynn Fire Academy, 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH 03301. Links to the online sessions will be sent out the week prior to the start date. Portions of sessions may be recorded and made available online at a later date. Workshops require participants to bring an element of their practice to work on. Course Contact:  For more information about these sessions, contact Max Dodge, FSTEMS Curriculum Administrator at, Peter.M.Dodge@dos.nh.gov or (603) 369-7980

SIRS, SEPSIS, Shock, and Death: Recognition and Intervention for Systemic Infection

Virtual (no location)

The longer a patient has an infection from any source, the greater the likelihood of that infection taking hold and progressing to SEPSIS. This class will walk providers through the pathway of infection, systemic inflammatory response, SEPSIS, shock, and death. We will talk about how to recognize this progression and intervene before it's too late. Objectives: • Define key terms related to systemic infection, • Explain the pathological sequence from infection to death, • Recognize signs of systemic infection, • Treat the symptoms of systemic infection, • Communicate with other healthcare providers regarding a patient's condition

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Fire & Emergency Services Instructor II 1041.2020

Virtual (no location)

In Person Orientation 10/21/24 -1800-2200 NHFA-Concord Virtual Classes - 1800-2200 - All in 2024: 10/23, 10/28, 10/30, 11/4, 11/6, 11/13, 11/18, 11/20 Testing - In Person 12/7/24 - NHFA-Concord - 0900-1200

Designing Simulation-Based Education-Virtual

Virtual (no location)

Locations: All in-person sessions will be held at the Richard M. Flynn Fire Academy, 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH 03301. Links to the online sessions will be sent out the week prior to the start date. Portions of sessions may be recorded and made available online at a later date. Workshops require participants to bring an element of their practice to work on. Course Contact:  For more information about these sessions, contact Max Dodge, FSTEMS Curriculum Administrator at, Peter.M.Dodge@dos.nh.gov or (603) 369-7980

Pre Hospital and Interfacility Transport Stoke Care

Virtual (no location)

This course will review current best practices for stroke care from a pre hospital and interfacility perspective. Focus of course will be on identification and triage care of acute neurological processes in the pre hospital via case studies and a review of basic neuro physiology. Special attention to the complexities of neurological deficits; particularity stroke, treatment options that require time sensitive care and specific destinations for that care. Lastly, the course will review special considerations for transporting the stroke patient between facilities. After this course learners will be able to : • List the common stroke risk factors • Recognize the signs of stroke; including uncommon presentations. • Verbalize the goals of care at scene strokes • Acknowledge understanding of the current NH state protocol for stroke care and destination decision directives • Identify assessment priorities and treatment options during neurological patient transport • Describe time sensitive treatment options for both ischemic and hemorrhagic acute stroke

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Cognitive Bias in EMS-Virtual

Virtual (no location)

This workshop will look at the role that cognitive bias can play in our interactions with our patients. We will examine potential pitfalls bias might lead to regarding the level of care we provide. Objectives: • To identify what cognitive bias is. • To consider the root cause of our respective biases. • How to be cognitive of a bias in the field and adjust our behavior. • To identify the impacts that bias has on our patient care.

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Fire and Emergency Services Instructor II-Virtual

Virtual (no location)

Orientation in Person NHFA - 2/24 1800-2100 Testing In Person NHFA - 4/2 0830- All the rest virtual Instructor Led. Syllabus and Schedule to Follow