Medstar Ambulance of Mendocino County Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit community service dba Ukiah Ambulance

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EDUCATION AND Training

Medstar Ambulance of Mendocino County Inc. (CA EMS CE Provider #49-0026) is proud to offer training courses for healthcare providers and the public through the Medstar Training Center. Scroll down to see current course offerings.

Medstar also partners with schools throughout Northern California to provide paramedic students with a challenging and rewarding field internship opportunity in a unique EMS system. Our experienced preceptors currently accept paramedic interns from Absolute Safety Training Inc., California Fire and Rescue Training Authority, College of the Redwoods, College of the Siskiyous, Napa Valley College, NCTI, Sacramento State University, Santa Rosa Junior College and UEI. To be eligible to participate in the Medstar Paramedic Internship Program, students must successfully complete the didactic and clinical phases of their curriculum.

If you are a current student of one of our partner schools and are interested in a field internship with Medstar, send a resume with cover letter outlining your interest and experience to training@medstarmendocino.org or to Medstar Ambulance, Attn: Internship Coordinator, PO Box 277, Ukiah, CA 95482-0277. See more information.

OPEN COURSES

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    HeartCode ACLS is a self-directed, blended learning course (online portion, followed by hands-on session) that uses eSimulation technology to allow students to assess and treat patients in virtual healthcare settings.

    After registering and paying, students will be e-mailed a link to enter the online portion of the course, which consists of a self-assessment followed by a team dynamics lesson and 10 in-hospital patient cases, including a BLS case and two megacode cases. Upon successful completion of all the patient cases, students must pass the written exam with a score of 84%, then schedule a hands-on practice session with Medstar for full course completion.

    Course Duration: The online portion can be completed in 7 hours, depending on the student’s level of experience. The hands-on session can take up to 5 hours.

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    HeartCode BLS is a self-directed, blended learning course (online portion, followed by hands-on session) for healthcare professionals seeking an alternative method for completing an initial or renewal BLS course.

    After registering and paying, students will be e-mailed a link to enter the online portion of the course, which consists of eSimulations, life-like animations, video scenarios, and knowledge checks. After completing the online portion, students then schedule a hands-on session with Medstar for full course completion.

    Course Duration: The online portion can be completed in 1 to 2 hours. The hands-on session can take up to 2 hours, depending on the experience of the student.

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    Skills competency verification is available by appointment for BLS CPR and ACLS. Be sure you have completed the online course at OnlineAHA.org prior to requesting skills verification.

    Course Duration: Up to 2 hours, depending on experience.

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    This event is only for payment of internship fees by current paramedic interns. If you are interested in applying for a field internship with Medstar Ambulance, DO NOT submit registration and payment here; instead, follow instructions below.

    Paramedic field internships are available to students of partner schools throughout Northern California, including Absolute Safety Training Inc., California Fire and Rescue Training Authority, College of the Redwoods, College of the Siskiyous, Napa Valley College, NCTI, Sacramento State University, Santa Rosa Junior College and UEI. Eligibility is limited to students who successfully complete the didactic and clinical phases of their curriculum. To apply, send a resume with cover letter outlining your interest and experience to training@medstarmendocino.org or to Medstar Ambulance, Attn: Internship Coordinator, PO Box 277, Ukiah, CA 95482-0277.

    Internship Duration: Minimum 480 hours and 40 Advanced Life Support (ALS) contacts (schedule will mirror that of preceptor and generally include one 48-hour shift per week).

    Cost: $1700, split between $850 training fee* payable to Medstar Ambulance of Mendocino County Inc. and $850 payable to paramedic preceptor. Both fees are due at start of internship.

    *100% of Medstar's fee supports our training fund to provide staff and public training, purchase training aids, equipment and supplies.

Past Courses

05/08/2019 ACLS Update
05/07/2019 ACLS Initial
04/18/2019 BLS

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