Emergency Medical Patients: Assessment, Care and Transport (EMPACT)
EMPACT is a sixteen hour training program offering a practical student-driven approach to medical emergencies. The course format utilizes group discussion (small and large), case studies, and Socratic method to help both new and veteran practitioners alike better understand and refine the differential diagnosis of the medical patient.
Hands-on Training in EMPACT
This course directs participants to effectively use and rely on both critical thinking and decision making skills to effectively treat medical emergencies.
Topics covered within the EMPACT curriculum include case-based scenarios focused on:
Differential diagnosis identification and the treatment of medical patients.
Medical Patient Assessment
Altered Mental Status
EMPACT is accepted by the National Registry of EMTs as part of the refresher process for recertification. This continuing education is approved by CMEDDS Holdings LLC, an organization accredited by the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS) for 16 hours of EMS continuing education credit. CECBEMS Accreditation No. SFPA2515.