EMS Fellowship Curriculum

Duration: 52 weeks

  • 1 week orientation
  • 42 weeks EMS fellowship core content
  • 4 weeks – vacation
  • 2 weeks – outside conference (NAEMSP, wilderness)
  • 1 week – maintenance of certification / certification testing


EMS Fellowship Core Content Week

  • EMS education day – 0.5 days per week
  • EMS admin day – 1 day per week
  • EMS Field practice – 1 day per week
       --Northwest Fire District (NWFD)
  • EMS Subspecialty Field practice – 1 day per week
       --Rural and long distance ground transport - Rio Rico
       --Flight – Life Net
       --Communications – Tucson Fire Department / BUMCT Online Medical Direction
  • Maintenance of clinical skills – 12 hrs per week


EMS Fellow Administrative Responsibilities

  • Regional EMS committee meetings – PDR, Med Directors, Trauma, Providers, SAEMS.
  • Research – participate in ongoing EMS Research focus unit project
  • QI – develop, implement, and complete QI project
  • Provider oversight
       --Review prehospital care
       --Participate in ongoing provider education