Community Partners

Bettering Community Health Globally

A leader in community health, we create partnerships with organizations, public administration, healthcare networks and accredited education institutions. Our Community Partners™ Program develops safe and healthy communities through collaborative planning, education, action and advocacy. Starting with the Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) through the development and delivery of specific health educational needs, we support our members goal of improving health in their community.

Education for Community Partners

Education

Community Partners™ promotes community health and development by connecting people, ideas and resources. We take leadership roles in educating our community and foster an environment for professional development and innovation. Our Community Partners™ Program delivers outstanding services and support that are resident-focused and dedicated to full participation in the community.

Community Partners Experience

Experience

We support our members and engage with organizations in your community as you work to develop your outreach of healthy lifestyle educational programs. Community Partners™ makes a long-term impact through its unique give-back program. We allow you to support your community and we support you!

Community Partners Collaboration

Collaboration

Our program fosters an innovative culture. Through collaboration, our members drive an action plan of creativity and welcomed growth. We mirror the vision and mission of the Paramedic Network: Advocacy, Application, Accreditation, Academics and Advantage. Our members benefit from global consulting, resources, connections, and education, allowing for a unique “build your own program” model.

The Paramedic Network provides hosting opportunities for the highest quality education, tailored specifically to meet the needs of our Community Health Practitioners.

EMR

Overview

The Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) Class is an entry-level class that will prepare individuals for a variety of pre-hospital, industrial, and first responder settings. EMR can refer to a variety of positions including a firefighter, law enforcement officer, public works employee, emergency manager, fire marshal, HAZMAT coordinator, technical specialist, incident commander, fire chief, or a member of State Emergency Management who provides, plans, or directs emergency health or safety services.

This course is designed to provide the First Responder at the scene of a medical or trauma emergency with the necessary knowledge and skill to manage patient care until the arrival of Emergency Medical Technicians or Paramedics. The course is intended for Law Enforcement, Firefighters, Rescue Personnel, Ski Patrol, Athletic Coaches, School Nurses, Camp Counselors, Special Event Coverage Personnel, Industrial Emergency response teams and other individuals charged with “first response” duties.

Upon successful completion of this course, graduates are eligible to seek national certification as a First Responder (EMR) through the National Registry of EMTs. Our course has been designed to meet or exceed the National Standard Curriculum for Emergency Medical Responder (First Responder) as developed by the United States Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Award Outcomes

  • Assess the patient condition
  • Examine the patient for injuries
  • Evaluate equipment available to package the patient
  • Manage patient condition under standards of care
  • Utilize equipment to treat the patient
  • Communicate effectively with patient and staff
  • Advocate for the patient
  • Demonstrate skills necessary for patient care
  • Identify patient priority

More information and registration: Coming soon

EMT

Overview

The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certificate provides entry-level job training for employment in a Basic Life Support (BLS) ambulance service or satisfies the Fire and Police Department requirement for training at the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) level.  Areas covered include those identified in the National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards for Emergency Medical Responder and EMT. Cleared criminal background checks and required medical clearance for clinical training.

Award Outcomes

  • Demonstrate his/her role and responsibilities as a member of the emergency medical team
  • Apply emergency medical safety principles in the workplace
  • Apply critical thinking skills in care management
  • Assess patient for traumatic injuries
  • Assess patients for medical illnesses
  • Demonstrate clear oral communications
  • Exhibit personal, professional, and academic ethics
  • Apply quality improvement concepts
  • Classify patient conditions for treatments needed
  • Demonstrate effective treatment skills
  • Demonstrate safe transport of patients
  • Demonstrate skills for the National Registry of EMTs

Credentialing

After successful completion of the certificate program, students are eligible to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians cognitive and practical examinations.

Career Opportunities

The EMT certificate prepares students for job opportunities as an EMT in a BLS medical transportation service or in an Advanced Life Support ambulance service that combines EMTs and paramedics. Many Fire and Police Departments require EMT certification as a job requirement. EMTs are also currently being hired as Emergency Room Technicians in hospitals across the US.

The Emergency Medical Technician certificate covers the skills needed to provide the first level of pre-hospital care in the Emergency Medical Services system. An EMT is prepared to care for patients at the scene of an accident or illness and while transporting patients by ambulance to the hospital, has the skills needed to assess a patient’s condition, and manage medical and trauma emergencies.

More information and registration: Coming soon

The Paramedic Network supports the work of The Paramedic Foundation and the Ohio Department of Health*. Welcome to the Ohio Flex EMS Education initiative, delivered by our Community Partners Program.

*HRSA-funded through the Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Grant Program.

Ohio Flex Partners

State of Ohio Practitioners: Register Today

For an opportunity to receive a free EMS refresher, designed for Paramedic, AEMT and EMT practitioners!

Upcoming Educational Webinars

Our Speakers

File Download
Alex Ahlers, MEd Download
Allison Ahlers, MSN, RN Download
Louie Belluomini, Veteran, Army Special Operations Captain, Paramedic Download
Al Benny, AS, ACP, NRP Download
Thomas Charlton MD, MHSA, FACEO, FAEMS Download
Timothy Collier, Cardiology Specialty RN Download
Lindsey Collins Conover, PhD Download
Christina Conrad, Victim Specialist, Federal Bureau of Investigation Download
Kristin Cooley, LISW-S, LCSW Download
Tracy Cummings, M.D. Download
Jennifer Farley, PsyD Download
Tom Fox, NREMT Download
Anna Guerdjikova, PhD Download
Grant Guillot, J.D. Download
Mark Huckaby, NRP, LP, CADS Download
Chris Kleckner MA, MAN, RN, PHN Download
Joe Klein, MSN, RN Download
Susan Kuerze RN, BSN, CCRN, NREMT-P Download
Scott Lindberg, NRP, CMPA, EMS Educator Download
Joseph Martinez, ACP, NRP Download
Angela Messmer-Blust, PhD Download
Todd Monroe, BSN, RN, RRT, EMTP, EMSI Download
Traci Phillips CNP Download
Brett Plyler, M.D. Download
Lieutenant J.D. Postage ACP NRP EMSI Download
Krista Powers, MSW Download
John A Reid, NRP, CEI Download
Nelson Rodriguez MD, FAPA, DABPN Download
Jeffrey Scott Paramedic, Firefighter, Police Officer Download
Dudley Smith MSHPA, CMTE, MEP Download
Chris Tuell, EdD, LPCC-S, LICDC-S Download
Jeff Wall, Primary Care Paramedic Download
Peter White, M.A., LPCC, LICDI Download
Mike Wilcox, MD, FACEP, FAAFP Download

The Paramedic Network provides hosting opportunities for the highest quality education, tailored specifically to meet the needs of our Community Health Practitioners.

Lindner Center of HOPE

Lindner Center of Hope

Located in Mason, Ohio, Lindner Center of HOPE is a comprehensive mental health center providing excellent, patient-centered, scientifically-advanced care for individuals suffering with mental illness. A state-of-the-science, mental health center and charter member of the National Network of Depression Centers, the Center provides psychiatric hospitalization and partial hospitalization for individuals age 12-years-old and older, outpatient services for all ages, diagnostic services for all ages and short-term residential mental health and addiction services for adults, outpatient services for substance abuse and co-occurring disorders for adults. The Center is also a contributor to mental health research. We can help you too. 513-536-HOPE(4673). If any have questions, you can contact Pricila Gran at (513) 536-0318 or email pricila.gran@lindnercenter.org.

Website: https://lindnercenterofhope.org/

Latest Events

Latest Resource Links

Becket Springs

Beckett Springs

Beckett Springs will transform the delivery of behavioral health services and solve the largest healthcare challenge of our generation, the lack of access to quality care for mental illness and addiction. We will:

  • Engage with patients, families, employees, communities, healthcare providers, and health insurers to increase access to behavioral healthcare
  • Provide a continuum of care that delivers the right care, in the right place, at the right time, at the right cost
  • Partner to integrate behavioral and medical healthcare to improve the health of populations and reduce the per capita cost of healthcare
  • Be nationally known for providing high quality, consistent, evidence-based, and innovative care
  • Decrease suicide rates, decrease addiction-related deaths, reverse the decline in life expectancy, and improve productivity in the communities we serve
  • Destigmatize mental illness and addiction, which are conditions that transcend race, gender, age, and socioeconomic class

Changing People’s Lives®.

Website: https://beckettsprings.com/

Emergency Medical Services

The Paramedic Network provides hosting opportunities for the highest quality education, tailored specifically to meet the needs of our Community Health Practitioners.

EMR

Overview

The Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) Class is an entry-level class that will prepare individuals for a variety of pre-hospital, industrial, and first responder settings. EMR can refer to a variety of positions including a firefighter, law enforcement officer, public works employee, emergency manager, fire marshal, HAZMAT coordinator, technical specialist, incident commander, fire chief, or a member of State Emergency Management who provides, plans, or directs emergency health or safety services.

This course is designed to provide the First Responder at the scene of a medical or trauma emergency with the necessary knowledge and skill to manage patient care until the arrival of Emergency Medical Technicians or Paramedics. The course is intended for Law Enforcement, Firefighters, Rescue Personnel, Ski Patrol, Athletic Coaches, School Nurses, Camp Counselors, Special Event Coverage Personnel, Industrial Emergency response teams and other individuals charged with “first response” duties.

Upon successful completion of this course, graduates are eligible to seek national certification as a First Responder (EMR) through the National Registry of EMTs. Our course has been designed to meet or exceed the National Standard Curriculum for Emergency Medical Responder (First Responder) as developed by the United States Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Award Outcomes

  • Assess the patient condition
  • Examine the patient for injuries
  • Evaluate equipment available to package the patient
  • Manage patient condition under standards of care
  • Utilize equipment to treat the patient
  • Communicate effectively with patient and staff
  • Advocate for the patient
  • Demonstrate skills necessary for patient care
  • Identify patient priority

More information and registration: Coming soon

EMT

Overview

The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certificate provides entry-level job training for employment in a Basic Life Support (BLS) ambulance service or satisfies the Fire and Police Department requirement for training at the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) level.  Areas covered include those identified in the National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards for Emergency Medical Responder and EMT. Cleared criminal background checks and required medical clearance for clinical training.

Award Outcomes

  • Demonstrate his/her role and responsibilities as a member of the emergency medical team
  • Apply emergency medical safety principles in the workplace
  • Apply critical thinking skills in care management
  • Assess patient for traumatic injuries
  • Assess patients for medical illnesses
  • Demonstrate clear oral communications
  • Exhibit personal, professional, and academic ethics
  • Apply quality improvement concepts
  • Classify patient conditions for treatments needed
  • Demonstrate effective treatment skills
  • Demonstrate safe transport of patients
  • Demonstrate skills for the National Registry of EMTs

Credentialing

After successful completion of the certificate program, students are eligible to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians cognitive and practical examinations.

Career Opportunities

The EMT certificate prepares students for job opportunities as an EMT in a BLS medical transportation service or in an Advanced Life Support ambulance service that combines EMTs and paramedics. Many Fire and Police Departments require EMT certification as a job requirement. EMTs are also currently being hired as Emergency Room Technicians in hospitals across the US.

The Emergency Medical Technician certificate covers the skills needed to provide the first level of pre-hospital care in the Emergency Medical Services system. An EMT is prepared to care for patients at the scene of an accident or illness and while transporting patients by ambulance to the hospital, has the skills needed to assess a patient’s condition, and manage medical and trauma emergencies.

More information and registration: Coming soon

Ohio Flex for Rural Health

The Paramedic Network supports the work of The Paramedic Foundation and the Ohio Department of Health*. Welcome to the Ohio Flex EMS Education initiative, delivered by our Community Partners Program.

*HRSA-funded through the Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Grant Program.

Ohio Flex Partners

State of Ohio Practitioners: Register Today

For an opportunity to receive a free EMS refresher, designed for Paramedic, AEMT and EMT practitioners!

Upcoming Educational Webinars

Our Speakers

File Download
Alex Ahlers, MEd Download
Allison Ahlers, MSN, RN Download
Louie Belluomini, Veteran, Army Special Operations Captain, Paramedic Download
Al Benny, AS, ACP, NRP Download
Thomas Charlton MD, MHSA, FACEO, FAEMS Download
Timothy Collier, Cardiology Specialty RN Download
Lindsey Collins Conover, PhD Download
Christina Conrad, Victim Specialist, Federal Bureau of Investigation Download
Kristin Cooley, LISW-S, LCSW Download
Tracy Cummings, M.D. Download
Jennifer Farley, PsyD Download
Tom Fox, NREMT Download
Anna Guerdjikova, PhD Download
Grant Guillot, J.D. Download
Mark Huckaby, NRP, LP, CADS Download
Chris Kleckner MA, MAN, RN, PHN Download
Joe Klein, MSN, RN Download
Susan Kuerze RN, BSN, CCRN, NREMT-P Download
Scott Lindberg, NRP, CMPA, EMS Educator Download
Joseph Martinez, ACP, NRP Download
Angela Messmer-Blust, PhD Download
Todd Monroe, BSN, RN, RRT, EMTP, EMSI Download
Traci Phillips CNP Download
Brett Plyler, M.D. Download
Lieutenant J.D. Postage ACP NRP EMSI Download
Krista Powers, MSW Download
John A Reid, NRP, CEI Download
Nelson Rodriguez MD, FAPA, DABPN Download
Jeffrey Scott Paramedic, Firefighter, Police Officer Download
Dudley Smith MSHPA, CMTE, MEP Download
Chris Tuell, EdD, LPCC-S, LICDC-S Download
Jeff Wall, Primary Care Paramedic Download
Peter White, M.A., LPCC, LICDI Download
Mike Wilcox, MD, FACEP, FAAFP Download
Behavioral & Mental Health

The Paramedic Network provides hosting opportunities for the highest quality education, tailored specifically to meet the needs of our Community Health Practitioners.

Lindner Center of HOPE

Lindner Center of Hope

Located in Mason, Ohio, Lindner Center of HOPE is a comprehensive mental health center providing excellent, patient-centered, scientifically-advanced care for individuals suffering with mental illness. A state-of-the-science, mental health center and charter member of the National Network of Depression Centers, the Center provides psychiatric hospitalization and partial hospitalization for individuals age 12-years-old and older, outpatient services for all ages, diagnostic services for all ages and short-term residential mental health and addiction services for adults, outpatient services for substance abuse and co-occurring disorders for adults. The Center is also a contributor to mental health research. We can help you too. 513-536-HOPE(4673). If any have questions, you can contact Pricila Gran at (513) 536-0318 or email pricila.gran@lindnercenter.org.

Website: https://lindnercenterofhope.org/

Latest Events

Latest Resource Links

Becket Springs

Beckett Springs

Beckett Springs will transform the delivery of behavioral health services and solve the largest healthcare challenge of our generation, the lack of access to quality care for mental illness and addiction. We will:

  • Engage with patients, families, employees, communities, healthcare providers, and health insurers to increase access to behavioral healthcare
  • Provide a continuum of care that delivers the right care, in the right place, at the right time, at the right cost
  • Partner to integrate behavioral and medical healthcare to improve the health of populations and reduce the per capita cost of healthcare
  • Be nationally known for providing high quality, consistent, evidence-based, and innovative care
  • Decrease suicide rates, decrease addiction-related deaths, reverse the decline in life expectancy, and improve productivity in the communities we serve
  • Destigmatize mental illness and addiction, which are conditions that transcend race, gender, age, and socioeconomic class

Changing People’s Lives®.

Website: https://beckettsprings.com/

Community Partners™ | Giving Back & Paying Forward

Become a Community Partner today and help make the world a better place. Achieving excellence through evidence-based research and practitioner delivery offers the opportunity for best outcomes. We believe in you.