Through the IU Health Emergency Response Training Institute, Putnam County Operation Life personnel enjoy access to an online audit & review program, cadaver lab, mobile patient simulation lab and clinical education opportunities such as: Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Audit, Fundamentals of Critical Care Medicine (FCCM) and multi-specialty continuing education conferences.
The Indiana University Health Emergency Response Training Institute (ERTI), in collaboration with Methodist Trauma Services, Cardiovascular, Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, and Neuroscience, has developed an EMS Continuing Education Program for Indiana’s EMS professionals.
IU Health is committed to supporting the delivery of emergency medical services to Indiana communities and the continuous quality improvement of pre-hospital care within the state. The IU Health EMS Continuing Education Program offers educational opportunities utilizing the following instructional methodologies:
- Computer simulation and Learning Management System (LMS)
- State of the art patient simulators that allow EMS providers to experience realistic, challenging and comprehensive patient interactions
- Seminars and workshops featuring informal lecture formats and medical procedure training
- Distance learning, incorporating the use of a learning management system (LMS) for the delivery of didactic education
Indiana University Health understands the critical role EMS providers play in the continuum of care for Indiana residents. The dedicated team of EMS and clinical educators at IU Health is committed to the delivery of advanced, evidence-based patient care education. Their goal is to share best practices and current trends in research of pre-hospital care with all Indiana EMS providers to improve patient outcomes.
If you have a specific request for EMS outreach education, including an offering you would like to see hosted by or delivered at Putnam County Operation Life, please contact the IU Health EMS service line educators by clicking on this link.