Advancing the EMS profession

NAEMT Instructor Preparation Course

The purpose of this course is to provide instructor candidates with the basic training and information needed to develop as an instructor for any of NAEMT's education programs.

Course Objectives:

  • Understand the philosophy and history of NAEMT education, and the education programs offered through NAEMT.
  • Understand the concepts of adult education and learning methodologies used in our courses.
  • Identify and understand common classroom problems and methods for addressing them.
  • Learn best practices for classroom, hybrid, and online courses.
  • Understand what is required to become and maintain NAEMT instructor status.
  • Understand the relationship between the NAEMT Instructor Course and the instructor requirements for each NAEMT education program.
  • Understand the basic principles and requirements for coordinating an NAEMT course.
  • Examine best practices in patient simulation delivery.

The second edition course includes instructional videos and downloadable resources. Participants who successfully complete this course will receive 6 hours of CAPCE-accredited continuing education credit.

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