Stevens County Ambulance and EMS Training

Health & Safety Education

Stevens County EMS education provides area business and industry, first responder teams, law enforcement, fire, ambulance services and healthcare providers with basic and advanced level emergency health and safety education programs.

How to Save a Life (TM)

Stevens EMS will provide your business or organization a 1 hour FREE presentation called "How to Save a Life" (TM). This program highlights the important immediate critical steps in an emergency that everyone should know. How to perform immediate first aid, "hands-only" CPR, how to use an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED), and what to do in those first few minutes before the ambulance arrives. Life-saving information for you, your business or your community organization. Certification classes are also available.

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Safety Education for Business and Industry

Heartsaver® CPR AED is a video-based, instructor-led course that teaches adult and child CPR and AED use, infant CPR, and how to relieve choking in adults, children, and infants. This course teaches skills with the AHA's research-proven practice-while-watching technique, which allows instructors to observe the students, provide feedback, and guide the students' learning of skills.

This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory, or other requirements.

Heartsaver® First Aid is a video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills to respond to and manage an emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services arrives. Students learn duties and responsibilities of first aid rescuers; first aid actions for medical emergencies, including severe choking, heart attack, and stroke; and skills for handling injury and environmental emergencies, including external bleeding, broken bones and sprains, and bites and stings.

This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in first aid to meet job, regulatory, or other requirements.

This course is customized to the needs of your business or industry. We will meet with your safety director or committee and develop a plan for your business and ensure that the hands-on skills taught and information presented will be pertinent to your employees and their needs. Understanding what to do in an emergency, what your emergency action plan includes, how to get help, and what important steps must be taken to help save a life. Our instructors are all experienced EMT or paramedics working for our ambulance services.

We can add your content to this customized program to ensure your employees are prepared to respond to emergency in your workplace. Contact Nate Roy for business and industry customized classes.

The EMT course is and advanced in-depth emergency care and transportation program covering all aspects of emergency medical care including scene assessment, safety considerations, anatomy & physiology, patient assessement, managing medical and trauma conditions and injuries, transportation, extrication, rescue and medication administration. The course includes lectures, skills demonstration, practice sessions, moulage simulations, quizes, reading the text and online material review. The program also requires clinical experience as part of the course and final written and practical testing and skills competency upon completion. National and State of Minnesota certification is awarded upon completion of the program and successful completion of written and practical examinations.

Bloodborne Pathogens review teaches employees how to protect themselves and others from being exposed to blood or blood-containing materials. This course is designed to meet Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements for bloodborne pathogens training when paired with site-specific instruction.

Stevens EMS Education is an AHA training site for professional rescuer Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and many other professional certification programs for healthcare providers. Intial and renewal classes are offered throughout west central Minnesota and surrounding hospitals, clinics, and ambulance services. A blended course option is also available for each of these programs so that your employees can review the course on-line and complete the written testing all from their place of work or at home. We can then setup skills verification or check-off for completion and issuing of their certification cards.

Stevens EMS Education has assisted many schools annually to educate their teachers and staff and also the entire student body in CPR and the use of AED's. Small groups or large groups of 100-200 students or participants can be arranged. We can bring 20-30 manikins and AED trainers along with adequate instructor to student ratios for competency and learning. Contact us to arrange your annual CPR in the Schools training. Our program includes empowering students to learn the core skills of what to do in an emergency, how to perform CPR, how to use an AED and what to do for a person who is choking.

In addition, we can offer classes in:

  • Hazard Communincations (Right to know)
  • Workplace Hazards (Lockout/tagout, electrical, temperature extremes, occupational noise)
  • Emergency Response Training (Emergency Action Plan, Fire prevention, workplace first-aid)
  • Materials handling (Forklift operations, overhead hoist operations)
  • Personal Protective Equipment (Eye, face, hearing, foot, respiratory)
  • Permit-Required confined space training

Contact us at 320-589-7421, 1-855-88 SAFETY (1-855-887-2338) or email Nathan Roy, Education Director