Who Should Take This Training?
This course is intended for any certified or licensed EMTs or Paramedics who is fulfilling their continuing education requirement.
This course meets the qualification for National, State/Local, or Individual NCCP credit under distance education for the NREMT.
The objectives of this EMS-CE (1 hour) - Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus (VRE) course are to help EMTs and Paramedics meet their continuing education requirement while providing information about VRE that will help them perform their jobs safely and aid patients to the best of their ability.
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Explain what Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus (VRE) is;
- Describe how VRE is acquired and transmitted;
- Identify risk factors for the acquisition and transmission of VRE;
- Explain how VRE affects EMS providers, hospital providers, and the public;
- Describe and implement methods to prevent the acquisition and transmission of VRE; and
- Describe the signs, symptoms, and treatment of VRE.
IACET Continuing Education Credits Effective 11-1-2019
Safety Unlimited, Inc. is authorized by IACET to offer 1 Contact Hour (0.1 CEUs) of Continuing Education (CE) for this program.
Safety Unlimited, Inc. (Provider #5660170-2) is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Safety Unlimited, Inc. complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, Safety Unlimited, Inc. is accredited to issue the IACET CEU. As an IACET Accredited Provider, Safety Unlimited, Inc. offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.
About This Course
Following the completion of all training content and achievement of passing scores on all exams, students will need to complete a brief evaluation and confirm his/her identity. After doing so, the student will have access to the course completion certificate.
This course has a final exam based on the content covered in the course. The exam consists of 10 questions selected at random from a larger pool of questions. A score of 80% or better is required to pass the exam. Students who do not pass the exam the first time may retake the exam as many times as necessary in order to pass.
EMS Continuing Education Credits
This course is approved for 1 Contact Hour of EMS Continuing Education by approved California EMS provider #56-0013, CAPCE Provider #SUNI0321.
This training meets the requirements for BLS/ALS Instructor-based Continuing Education.
EMTs require constant training and continuing education. While online training can assist in an EMTs training, receiving hands-on training is also important.
Training providers should be used to ensure credibility and augment an employer's training program. Therefore, in addition to the training provided by an outside party, students should receive site-specific training that is supplied by his or her own companies. This training should target the company's unique approach to hazard prevention, including the use of site-specific equipment, health and safety policies, and emergency procedures. As a rule, this company specific training should be well documented.
The bottom line in ALL SITUATIONS is that employers are required to ensure that their employees are adequately trained to do their job.