Jodi Shirey Stanley, CCMA, NREMT-P

jshirey@bedford.k12.va.us
Phone:  540-586-3933
Fax:  540-586-7711


CCMA (Certified Clinical Medical Assistant)
NREMT-P (National Registered EMT-Paramedic)
EMS EC (Education Coordinator) 
NEMSEC (National EMS Educator Certification)

Emergency Medical Technician (Afternoon class)
Students focus on the role and responsibilities of emergency rescue workers, basic medical terminology, and health care skills that include first aid; cardiopulmonary resuscitation; aseptic technique; and related anatomy, physiology, and disease knowledge. Supervised work education is provided in a hospital or with rescue squads and is managed by the HOE teacher.  Students become skilled in identifying and dealing with emergencies such as bleeding, fractures, airway obstruction, and cardiac arrest. Instruction emphasizes proper care and use of common emergency equipment and safe methods for lifting, moving, and transporting injured persons. Supervised on-the-job training and patient-care experiences are part of the instructional program. Successful completion will allow students to take the National Registry EMT-Basic certification examination administered by the Virginia Department of Health, Office of Emergency Medical Services in conjunction with National Registry of EMT. 
National Registry testing allows students to obtain VA EMT-B certification through reciprocity.

Emergency Medical Responder/Emergency Telecommunicator (Morning A Day)

The Emergency Medical Responder course prepares the EMR student to provide pre-hospital assessment and care for patients of all ages with a variety of medical conditions and traumatic injuries. Areas of study include an introduction to emergency medical services systems, roles and responsibilities of EMRs, anatomy and physiology, medical emergencies, trauma, and special considerations for working in the pre-hospital setting.

Emergency Medical Telecommunications is designed to develop entry-level skills needed in a telecommunication environment for rescue, fire, and police. The course provides the beginning telecommunicator with an understanding of situations encountered in an emergency communications environment. Upon completion, the student will be able to: summarize issues involving the telecommunication’s role and responsibilities as a member of health and public safety environment; summarize issues involving available resources to a telecommunicator; the importance of maintaining confidentiality, liability and legal issues involving emergency telecommunicators and their agencies; summarize the process of stress management for inside and outside a communications department/center.


Medical Terminology (Morning B day)

Medical Terminology is designed to help students learn health care language.  Topics covered are body system's anatomy, physiology and progressing through pathology, diagnostic procedures, therapeutic interventions, and pharmacology.  Course is presented in DVD based instruction, using picture relations and autonyms.
**Recommended pre-req for any healthcare related course***


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