Delta Ambulance Citizens Academy is a hands-on opportunity for residents of the community to learn many different aspects of the skills utilized by Delta Ambulance Paramedics and EMTs.
This Academy is designed for people, who are interested in learning more about emergency medical services (EMS).
The academy provides hands-on training, one evening per week, from 6-8 p.m., for eight weeks. Instructors will demonstrate the skills of EMS crews. Participants will, with guidance, attempt a variety of EMT skills using mannequins for the purpose of understanding the role of the EMS professional
Participants will use the training they have received in the final session where they will treat a simulated patient in a mock patient-care scenario.
After CPR and AED training, academy participants will have the opportunity to ride along with a Delta Ambulance crew. A variety of daytime shifts are available.
Introduction to Delta Ambulance; ambulance equipment; Airway, respiratory emergencies; Medical Emergencies, Pharmacology, IV’s; Cardiology, Defibrillation, Reading Heart Rhythms; Traumatic Emergencies, Emergency Childbirth; Disaster Preparedness; CPR & AED (automatic external defibrillator) Training; Putting Everything Together, Code Drills, Academy ride-time.
Graduates will receive CPR/AED training and a greater understanding of emergency medical services.
There is no cost to attend Delta’s Citizens Academy. If one is interested, would like to register for the next academy or have questions please visit DeltaAmbulance.org, telephone our Director of Education: 207-861-4246 or mail to: Delta Ambulance Citizens Academy, 29 Chase Avenue, Waterville, Maine 04901
The first session will be October 2, at the Waterville Delta Headquarters (Chase Avenue) and class size is limited.
This academy does not offer or provide certification for participants to work as EMTs or respond to EMS calls.
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