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Plan: HSHS Emergency Medical Services EMS

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Mission Statement: The mission of the Emergency Medical Services Education program is to provide quality educational programs for emergency health care professionals and other emergency response providers in central and northeastern Nevada.
GOALS
1.  Goal: Maintain quality, up-to-date curriculum.

Added on 01/04/2010 by Cliff Ferry

  OBJECTIVES
  1.1  Objective: Eliminated

Last changed on 01/20/2010 by Cliff Ferry

2.  Goal: Select and develop high quality faculty, full-time and adjunct.

Added on 01/04/2010 by Cliff Ferry

  OBJECTIVES
  2.1  Objective: Implement programs for adjunct faculty.

Added on 01/04/2010 by Cliff Ferry

Status: Due 01 of 2011

    ACTION PLAN  
    2.1.1  Task: Develop position descriptions and qualifications for adjunct faculty for EMT Basic, Intermediate and Paramedic courses.

Last changed on 04/27/2010 by Karen Mowrey

Status: Ongoing

    2.1.2  Task: Identify and recruit additional adjunct faculty to teach EMT Basic and EMT Intermediate courses in order to redirect workload of EMS coordinator to the Paramedic program.

Added on 01/04/2010 by Cliff Ferry

Status: Ongoing

    2.1.3  Task: Identify and recruit adjunct faculty that are qualified to teach sections of the paramedic courses and/or serve as preceptors for clinical and field portions of the course.

Added on 01/04/2010 by Cliff Ferry

Status: Ongoing

    2.1.4  Task: Develop and implement an orientation for EMS adjunct faculty.

Last changed on 04/27/2010 by Karen Mowrey

Status: Ongoing

    2.1.5  Task: Identify and qualified adjunct faculty for the outlying GBC service areas, including Nye County.

Added on 01/04/2010 by Cliff Ferry

Status: Ongoing

3.  Goal: Recruit and retain qualified students.

Added on 01/04/2010 by Cliff Ferry

  OBJECTIVES
  3.1  Objective: Begin advising students, Spring 2012.

Last changed on 04/27/2010 by Karen Mowrey

Status: Ongoing

    ACTION PLAN  
    3.1.1  Task: Develop application, admission requirements, and selection process, limiting enrollment to 12 students.

Added on 01/04/2010 by Cliff Ferry

Status: Due 05 of 2010

    3.1.2  Task: Enhance enrollment by utilizing IAV, on-line courses and interactive courses with weekend skills labs to accommodate the non-traditional student.

Added on 01/04/2010 by Cliff Ferry

Status: Ongoing

4.  Goal: Maintain effective department organization and operation with adequate resources.

Added on 01/04/2010 by Cliff Ferry

  OBJECTIVES
  4.1  Objective: Actively seek funding sources through grants and employers for more laboratory space, equipment and adjunct faculty positions

Added on 01/04/2010 by Cliff Ferry

Status: Ongoing

    ACTION PLAN  
    4.1.1  Task: Work with AHEC in identifying available faculty and equipment resources/ applied for a HRSA grant for $50,000.00 to equip room 106 as an EMT/Advanced nursing lab. The grant was awarded for this project and will probably be available in July 2010.

Last changed on 04/27/2010 by Karen Mowrey

Status: Ongoing

  4.2  Objective: Collaborate with other departments in Health Sciences and Human services to maximize our available laboratory space and equipment through innovative scheduling.

Added on 01/04/2010 by Cliff Ferry

Status: Due 08 of 2010

    ACTION PLAN  
    4.2.1  Task: Develop a schedule for the use of the lab facilities for departments, including evenings and weekends to accommodate all labs.

Added on 01/04/2010 by Cliff Ferry

Status: Ongoing

    4.2.2  Task: Combine lab sessions to accommodate more than one department for skills that are common to more than one discipline (e.g., medication administration for nursing and paramedic students).

Added on 01/04/2010 by Cliff Ferry

Status: Due 08 of 2010

    4.2.3  Task: Develop additional clinical affiliation agreements for paramedic student clinical requirements and internships around the state of Nevada.

Last changed on 04/27/2010 by Karen Mowrey

Status: Due 06 of 2012

5.  Goal: Ensure quality of program and obtain/maintain accreditation.

Added on 01/04/2010 by Cliff Ferry

  OBJECTIVES
  5.1  Objective: Seek Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the EMS Professions (CoAoEMSP) accreditation.

Added on 01/04/2010 by Cliff Ferry

Status: Due 10 of 2012

    ACTION PLAN  
    5.1.1  Task: Complete initial application.

Last changed on 04/27/2010 by Karen Mowrey

Status: Due 06 of 2012

    5.1.2  Task: Submit application and self study.

Added on 01/04/2010 by Cliff Ferry

Status: Due 10 of 2010

    5.1.3  Task: Host site visit due 10/2011

Added on 01/04/2010 by Cliff Ferry

Status: Due 10 of 2011

    5.1.4  Task: Receive and respond to, as appropriate, the Evaluation and Assessment Report.

Added on 01/04/2010 by Cliff Ferry

Status: Due 10 of 2012

6.  Goal: Meet the health sciences workforce needs in rural Nevada.

Added on 01/04/2010 by Cliff Ferry

  OBJECTIVES
  6.1  Objective: Market the Emergency Medical Services courses and programs, and continuing education and credentialing requirements throughout the GBC service area for Health professionals.

Added on 01/04/2010 by Cliff Ferry

Status: Ongoing

    ACTION PLAN  
    6.1.1  Task: Network with colleagues at local and regional conferences to develop a sense of their priorities and training needs.

Added on 01/04/2010 by Cliff Ferry

Status: Ongoing

    6.1.2  Task: Market EMS courses and programs at school job fairs to promote a continuous pipeline of students seeking to enter the EMS professions.

Added on 01/04/2010 by Cliff Ferry

Status: Ongoing

    6.1.3  Task: Market EMT-Basic and EMT Intermediate classes as the first steps to qualifying for admission to the AAS Paramedic program.

Added on 01/04/2010 by Cliff Ferry

Status: Ongoing

    6.1.4  Task: Offer Basic Life Support classes on a continuing basis to help students in obtaining prerequisites for the Nursing, Radiology, Certified Nursing Assistant, and EMS courses and programs.

Added on 01/04/2010 by Cliff Ferry

Status: Ongoing

    6.1.5  Task: Offer Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) courses for those groups that require credentialing in these courses.

Added on 01/04/2010 by Cliff Ferry

Status: Ongoing

  6.2  Objective: Establish an Emergency Medical Services Paramedic AAS degree program, incorporating new curriculum standards.

Last changed on 04/27/2010 by Karen Mowrey

Status: Due 06 of 2012

    ACTION PLAN  
    6.2.1  Task: Submit Associate Degree Program EMS-Paramedic to the Curriculum and Articulation Committee for approval due 2/2010

Last changed on 04/27/2010 by Karen Mowrey

Status: Completed

    6.2.2  Task: Submit program to the GBC Faculty Senate.

Last changed on 04/27/2010 by Karen Mowrey

Status: Completed

    6.2.3  Task: Submit approved program to NSHE Academic Affairs Council 3/2012.

Last changed on 04/27/2010 by Karen Mowrey

Status: Due 03 of 2012

    6.2.4  Task: Submit program to the Northwest Commission of Colleges and Universities.

Added on 01/04/2010 by Cliff Ferry

Status: Due 06 of 2010





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