EMS Instructor Methodology

Montgomery Community College

Course Syllabus

EMS Instructor Methodology

March 4, 2019-April 26, 2019



Instructor Information



Instructor:                  Robyn McArdle, MS, NR-Paramedic

Office Location:         Montgomery Community College

Telephone:                 (910) 850-1156

E-mail:            rmcardle@firsthealth.org

Course Identification



Course Name:                        EMS Instructor Methodology

Course Location:       Online with Blackboard

Class Times:               Self-Paced

Prerequisites:                        Currently credentialed in NC as an EMT, EMD, AEMT or Paramedic

                                    Have 3 years of equivalent field experience

                                    High School diploma or GED and able read at the 11th grade level.

Course Description/Overview



The purpose of this course is to provide students who are clinically competent in a specific EMS content area with the instructional knowledge, resources, and skills to effectively deliver quality EMS education. The course presents educational concepts, practices and resources across a wide range of educational topics, from the basic psychology of learning, to classroom management, to ethical issues in education, to students and course evaluation, and represents consensus among professional EMS educators as an essential knowledge, skills and practices required to provide quality EMS educational programs.  This course will NOT meet requirements for fire instructor.

Course Learning Objectives



 At the conclusion of the course, students will, at a minimum, be able to:

  • Organize and prepare materials for presentation
  • Prepare instructional aids
  • Determine the equipment and materials needed to teach specific curriculum courses
  • Evaluate student performance and provide corrective feedback to improve subsequent student performance
  • Develop a mechanism for evaluating the effectiveness of an EMS educational program
  • Select curriculum materials appropriate to the level of course being taught
  • Effectively deliver each lesson contained in an EMS curriculum, as measured by overall student performance on course objectives. 


Opportunity Date: 
Monday, March 4, 2019 - 08:00 to Friday, April 26, 2019 - 08:00
Statewide (No County)
Education Category: