Classes and Presentations

Premier Health offers classes and presentations for continuing education and connects you with outside organizations that offer additional courses for certification, recertification and advanced training. Courses are held at Premier Health facilities or in the community. Some can even be scheduled at your location, making it convenient for your staff.

International Trauma Life Support (ITLS)

International Trauma Life Support is an international organization that provides the standard for trauma care around the globe. Courses offered by the Ohio chapter include basic certification, refreshers, pediatric and military. Classes can be used for continuing education or as part of an EMS training program. Courses available for registration at MVH, in Clayton or Union City. Find a class

Advanced Learning with Atrium Medical Center's Cath Lab Team 

Tag along with Atrium's Cath Lab Team as they assess and perform catheterizations in Atrium Medical Center's cath lab.

Advanced Learning with Miami Valley Hospital's Trauma Team

Tag along with Miami Valley Hospital's Trauma Team as they round and receive patients in Miami Valley Hospital's Level I Trauma Center.


All EMS workers are required by the state of Ohio to continue their education to gain and retain certification. Many of our sponsored classes offer some type of completion certificate or continued-education credits. Offered by trusted organizations including the American Heart Association and the American Red Cross, these classes cover a range of key topics to keep you informed and updated.

See a list of required certification hours and courses in Ohio. Learn more.


A class designed to teach basic CPR methods, the course covers CPR for adults and children using The American Heart Association’s traditional method of CAB -- chest compressions, airway clearing, and mouth-to-mouth breathing – and the updated hands-only CPR method. Find a class.

Emergency Medical Response Training We have our own site for EMR, EMT, EMT and EMT P refreshers

This 48 hour comprehensive course offered through the American Red Cross trains EMS workers for the role of first responder during a major emergency situation. This course is approved for continuing education credits; those who complete the course will meet classroom requirements established by the State of Ohio EMS Division, and are eligible to sit for the state first responder examination for professional certification. Find a class.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

Focused on treating adults who have experienced cardiac arrest or other cardiopulmonary emergencies, this class allows participants to earn their American Heart Association ACLS for Healthcare Providers Course Completion Card. Find a class.

ACLS for Experienced Providers

Building on the curriculum from the ACLS class, this course trains EMS workers to provide care for patients experiencing more involved cardiovascular and respiratory emergencies. Decision-making and critical thinking strategies are emphasized. Find a class.

Advanced Stroke Life Support (ASLS)

By taking an ASLS provider course, you will learn important information including how to recognize the five main stroke syndromes, how to complete an evaluation, what comprises pre-hospital protocol, and how to clearly explain t-PA contraindications. Upon completion, participants will receive an ASLS certificate.

CareFlight On the Road, On the Farm and On the Lake

On the Road/On the Farm is an outreach program developed by CareFlight Air and Mobile Services in conjunction with the Trauma Program at Miami Valley Hospital. The program travels to different counties across the region to provide relevant education for EMS and pre-hospital care providers. Participants generally receive six to eight continuing education hours related to a variety of trauma topics. In addition, a trauma surgeon from Miami Valley Hospital’s Level I Trauma Program leads a Trauma Case Review, which features actual trauma cases transported from the host county to Miami Valley Hospital to further enhance their educational experience.

On the Farm and On the Lake focus specifically on farming/water accidents. Through lecture, hands-on simulation and a panel discussion, participants learn how to manage farm/lake accidents, the extrication tools required and priorities of patient care.

Premier Health EMS Presentations

Presentations, typically shorter classes created as refreshers, can be attended at various Premier Health locations, scheduled at your place of business, or presented at your organization’s meetings or retreats.

Our current list of available presentations:


  • 12 Lead
  • 12 Lead Refresher
  • Cardiac Emergencies
  • Cardiac Case Review


  • Basic Airway management
  • Advanced Airway Management
  • Capnography
  • Respiratory Emergencies


  • Pediatric Airway and Respiratory Emergencies
  • Pediatric Trauma
  • Pediatric Field Assessment and Transport Guide


  • Elderly Abuse and Neglect
  • Geriatric Trauma
  • Polypharmacy
  • Documentation
  • Hypothermia and Cold Emergencies
  • Nasal Drugs
  • Neurological Emergencies
  • Patient Assessment
  • OB Emergencies
  • Protocol Update
  • Renal Failure
  • Shock
  • Stroke Case Review
  • Summer Emergencies


  • Adult Scenarios
  • Pediatric Scenarios


  • CareFlight Landing Zone
  • Disaster Management (SALT Triage)
  • Scene Safety


  • Chest Trauma
  • Cervical Spine Injury and Management
  • Extremity and Crush Injury
  • Farm Trauma
  • Head and Neck Injuries
  • Head Trauma
  • Musculoskeletal Injuries
  • Prehospital Burn Care
  • Trauma Assessment
  • Trauma during Pregnancy
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trauma Case Review
  • Sports Injuries


  • Abdominal Emergencies
  • Behavioral Emergencies
  • Street Drugs and Abuse/Over Dose
  • Diabetes

Annual Case Reviews by the Medical Director

To schedule an annual case review, please contact your EMS coordinator or EMS Center of Excellence Program Manager.